Our series “Rooted” continues this week with the subject of “Sin and the Gospel.”  Ephesians 2 dives into the doctrine of salvation—a helpful study for both the pre-Christian as well as the believer.

Invite Culture “No Perfect People Allowed”

Did you have an opportunity to invite someone to worship or growth group?

5×5 Nuggets (5 NT chapters each week; 5 minutes per day)

Were there any insights gained that you would like to share with the group? Week of September 29 1 John 4-5, 2 John, 3 John
Week of October 6, 2019 1 Peter 1-5
Week of October 13, 2019 John 1-5


How close have you been to death? What saved you? Read Ephesians 2:4-10


1. 2. 3.

What does it mean to be dead in transgressions and sins? What has caused this death?
In what sense have Christians been raised up with Christ? What is the relationship of grace and faith to this raising up?

Why do you think God chose grace rather than works? What is the relationship of verse 10 to verses 8-9?


1. What one word best describes your life before Christ? After Christ? How has your life changed since you met Christ?

2. What has God’s grace meant for you? What good works has God created you for? How will you go about accomplishing these this week?