Read Ephesians 1:4. What is the difference betweeen Kairos and Chronos? We know that because God created us in a kairos moment (before the foundation of the earth) it was the perfect and opportune moment in time. We were not chosen arbitrarily or by chance. He thoughtfully considered us in a kairos moment.  Share with your group when you experienced a Kairos (as opposed to chronos) moment. 

 

2. Have you ever experienced periods of time where you feel/sense that you do not have the full assurance that you are God's child? Share...

 

3. Read 2 Corinthians 13:5 and Hebrews 12:2. Excessiveness in looking to yourself will lead to self-condemnation and a religion of works. Excessiveness of looking to Jesus without examining yourself will lead to unawareness and cheap grace. What does it look like to balance these two verses in your life?

 

4. How do we know that God's plan for our adoption was costly? For example, Steven shared that when he looks at Mateo he gets a glimpse of God's heart and what it cost God to adopt us as his own child. Share from a biblical reference or personal experience about the costliness of our adoption.

 

5. How is God moving your BG to live out a costly gospel?Read Ephesians 1:4. What is the difference betweeen Kairos and Chronos? We know that because God created us in a kairos moment (before the foundation of the earth) it was the perfect and opportune moment in time. We were not chosen arbitrarily or by chance. He thoughtfully considered us in a kairos moment.  Share with your group when you experienced a Kairos (as opposed to chronos) moment. 

 

2. Have you ever experienced periods of time where you feel/sense that you do not have the full assurance that you are God's child? Share...

 

3. Read 2 Corinthians 13:5 and Hebrews 12:2. Excessiveness in looking to yourself will lead to self-condemnation and a religion of works. Excessiveness of looking to Jesus without examining yourself will lead to unawareness and cheap grace. What does it look like to balance these two verses in your life?

 

4. How do we know that God's plan for our adoption was costly? For example, Steven shared that when he looks at Mateo he gets a glimpse of God's heart and what it cost God to adopt us as his own child. Share from a biblical reference or personal experience about the costliness of our adoption.

 

5. How is God moving your BG to live out a costly gospel?

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