Theology 101: God is... So, We are... (7.23)
Read Ephesians 1:18-23
“Some believe it is only great power that can hold evil in check, but that is not what I have found. It is the small everyday deeds of ordinary folk that keep the darkness at bay. Small acts of kindness and love." ~Gandalf
God is gracious, peaceful, full of goodness, generous, sovereign, loving, inclusive, relational, forgiving, all-knowing, and…
1. Incomparably powerful.
So, we are saints, full of faith, immeasurably blessed, chosen, adopted, redeemed, wise, understanding, and…
2. Hopeful of our calling.
3. Hopeful of our power.
4. Hopeful of our resurrection.
Remember a time when you didn’t have the power or strength to do something. What happened?
Read 1 Chronicles 29:11-13. What do these verses say about God’s power?
Read 2 Co.12:1-10. What do these verses say about using God’s power?
Read Hebrews 6:13-20. What hopeful comfort do you get from these verses?
List a few things you are hopeful in God for. Thank him for them and live as if you have them now!