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  • What was one of the best gifts you received as a child?
    • What made it so special to you?

Going deeper

  • In light of this week’s sermon, what was new information, challenged, or stood out to you?

Read Ephesians 2:1-10

  • What does it mean to be “dead in sin”:
    • Helpless?
    • Guilty?
    • Lifeless?
  • What has caused this death?
  • What has God done to fix the problem?
  • Why must He take the initiative?
  • What comparisons does Paul make between Christ’s experience (1:20-23) and ours (vv5-7)?
  • From verses 8-10, which is more important: grace or works?
    • Why?
  • Is “faith” itself a “work” or a “gift”?
    • Why?


  • If you had to climb your way to heaven up some ladder of good works, what rung would you be on?
    • Why?
  • Accepting God’s solution to your sin problem, what good works do you think God has in store for you?
    • Why?


  • What new thing(s) do you think Jesus is wanting to do in your life in the next year?
  • How can your group encourage and/or hold you accountable?
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