Sermon Discussion Guide

Grace Business

Week of 9/13/20

Connection

Take some time to check in with each other.  Share any updates, challenges, or celebrations. 

If you haven’t already shared, what do you do? How did you come to that kind of career?

How would you describe what the purpose of the church body is?

How would you define grace?

How have you experienced grace throughout your life? 

Who is someone you admire for how they show grace to others?

Scripture

READ Ephesians 2:8-9, Titus 2:11-14, 1 Peter 4:1-11

How does Ephesians 2:8-9 describe grace?  How is it that someone is saved through faith? Who did the saving? Who did the work?

How has your understanding of this truth developed over your lifetime following Jesus?

What kinds of life changes are described in Titus 2:11-14? Why is life change a byproduct of grace? How does that work?

How would you summarize what 1 Peter 4:1-11 is saying?

How do you set your attitude to be like Christ’s?

What actions are we encouraged to do in verses 7-11? 

How would you describe the power and authority given to believers in Jesus?   

How can we be grace to each other in this group?

Prayer

Spend time praying for your group’s prayer requests.  There are many things happening locally and globally that could be prayed for. We invite you to pray for God’s leading of Heritage.

Service – Go and Do

Who is someone you come in contact with that could use your gifts to be grace to them? What gifts, skills, and abilities has God blessed you with? Where is God asking you to partner with Him in using those gifts?