Bentonville Guide


Who We Are in Christ

What is your favorite song? Is there a specific lyric that stands out to you?

Paul begins Ephesians with what some believe to be a poem or song of praise to God detailing His gracious work to save us.

Read Ephesians 1:1-14

Is there a specific verse of this song that stands out to you or holds special significance? Why?

What do you notice about the different actions taken by the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit in the process of our salvation? How does this help our understanding of the “three-in-one” God?

How could knowing that you’ve been chosen and adopted into God’s family give you a sense of identity, belonging, or purpose?

In verse 10, Paul says that God’s purpose is to “unite all things in heaven and earth under Christ.” How would you describe a world united under Christ? How have you experienced unity in Christ?

In what ways can we give God praise as we go about our lives? Consider ending time as a group by singing the Doxology together.