Ephesians 2:4-10 (Good News Translation)
But God's mercy is so abundant, and his love for us is so great, that while we were spiritually dead in our disobedience he brought us to life with Christ. It is by God's grace that you have been saved. In our union with Christ Jesus he raised us up with him to rule with him in the heavenly world. He did this to demonstrate for all time to come the extraordinary greatness of his grace in the love he showed us in Christ Jesus. For it is by God's grace that you have been saved through faith. It is not the result of your own efforts, but God's gift, so that no one can boast about it. God has made us what we are, and in our union with Christ Jesus he has created us for a life of good deeds, which he has already prepared for us to do.
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- What does this passage teach us about God?
- What does this passage teach us about ourselves?
- What does this passage teach us about our world?
- What words, thoughts, or phrases that caught your attention? Why?
Posted in Lent 2021