Main Point: Sin causes separation but God offers restoration in Christ
Takeaway: Let God heal the rifts caused by sin
Suggested Memory Verse - Romans 7:25 - Thanks be to God, who delivers me through Jesus Christ our Lord!
Have you ever stood on the edge of a cliff, looked across to the other side, and wondered about how the space in-between got there?
Can you relate to the idea that sin causes a separation within us as we struggle with two parts of ourselves: the sinful nature and the image of God that we are made with?
How have you seen sinful behavior cause rifts in human relationships? Have you seen relationships torn apart through sin be restored? What happened?
In the story of Adam and Eve we see that sin causes shame, blame and hiding. How does Jesus overcome the shame, blame and hiding through love, forgiveness and grace?
Table Discussion Question: Read Psalm 86:1-13. What does David ask for in his prayer? What does he acknowledge about God? What does he celebrate?