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Transformed by Grace

If we declare we follow Christ, do we reflect the transformed life in what is seen day to day? Luke 18:9-14 9 To some who were confident of their own righteousness and looked down on everyone else, Jesus told this parable: 10 “Two men went up to the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and

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Why Don’t Christians Always Act Like Jesus?

Family Growth Term 4 2018 Week 9- Why Don’t Christians Always Act Like Jesus? Big idea It’s tempting to think we’re better than others because it makes us feel good but really we’re all sinful and need Jesus’ forgiveness. Jesus tells us that how we live should reflect God’s grace.

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Are we hearing God?

Do our lives reflect our listening to God’s word and obeying it? John 8:42-47 42 Jesus said to them, “If God were your Father, you would love me, for I have come here from God. I have not come on my own; God sent me. 43 Why is my language not clear to you? Because you are

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His words match his deeds

What a great song this is! Psalm 33 1 Sing joyfully to the Lord, you righteous; it is fitting for the upright to praise him. 2 Praise the Lord with the harp; make music to him on the ten-stringed lyre. 3 Sing to him a new song; play skillfully, and shout for joy. 4 For the word of the Lord is right and

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Equal and United in Christ

In Christ, there is neither slave nor free, nor male and female – in him we are all equal and united, and in the body of Christ, we help one another to flourish. Galatians 3:19 – 4:7 19 Why, then, was the law given at all? It was added because of

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How do we define gender equality

Do not consider ‘equality’ something to be used to your own advantage. Philippians 2:1-11 Therefore if you have any encouragement from being united with Christ, if any comfort from his love, if any common sharing in the spirit, if any tenderness and compassion, then make my joy complete by being

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Equal but different

How does Jesus answer the question of gender inequality? Luke 24:1-12 24 On the first day of the week, very early in the morning, the women took the spices they had prepared and went to the tomb. 2 They found the stone rolled away from the tomb, 3 but when they entered, they did not find

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Jesus shows he loves, dignifies and includes women

We can look to Jesus, over and over, to see that God loves women just as much as men, and to help us reflect on respect, dignity and inclusion. Luke 7:36-8:3 36 When one of the Pharisees invited Jesus to have dinner with him, he went to the Pharisee’s house and

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Why is the Son of God named Jesus?

Names are important, aren’t they? They can be powerful, beautiful or terrifying. John 1:19-29 19 Now this was John’s testimony when the Jewish leaders in Jerusalem sent priests and Levites to ask him who he was. 20 He did not fail to confess, but confessed freely, “I am not the Messiah.” 21 They asked him, “Then

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Does God love boys and girls the same?

Family Growth Term 4 2018 Week 8-Does God Love Boys and Girls the Same? Big idea Men and women often fight with each other about who is better. God created people as male and female. We are different but neither is better than the other.   Bible reading Galatians 3:26-29

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