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Week 4: Grace that Forms

 

Key Verses

My little children, I’m going through labor pains again until Christ is formed in you.  — Galatians 4:19  (CEB) 

Key Concept

Through Jesus Christ, born to redeem those under the law, we receive the gift of adoption and we are formed by the Spirit as children of God. 

Resources for this week include:

  • Worship Helps: This resource includes traditional and contemporary elements for worship such as calls to worship, prayers, music suggestion, and an Eastertide worship symbol.
  • Sermon Seeds: Background on the text, theological reflection, and suggestions for life application are provided for those who are preaching on Galatians 4 this Sunday.
  • Bible Study Overview and Discussion Questions: Small groups are invited to read a short overview of Galatians 4 and discuss these questions as they reflect on “Grace that Forms.”
  • Children’s Curriculum: This material is designed for elementary children (K-5th) to learn about how God’s grace forms us. It can be used for Sunday school or a mid-week gathering.