Confirmation Day 5: I Need the Word of Grace Each Day


Lesson 1: Grace, Unmerited Love

Objective: Grace is the undeserved and unearned love and mercy of God towards sinners; Grace is the teacher and source of strength for the child of God

Learning Outcome:Give an example of how grace is unmerited love and mercy.

Confirmation Exercise Questions

None

Reference Material

Booklet Song:

Here grace will teach you, you will find / That Jesus takes Your burdens; / His house is called the House of Bread, / He feeds the hungry pilgrims, / And in this kingdom on the earth, / God’s joyful children travel / To heaven’s home eternal. (SHZ 287 v.9)

Booklet Text:

“For by Grace are ye saved through faith.” (Eph. 2:8)

Additional Reference Material

Scripture

Tit. 2:11-13; Eph. 2:8; John 1:14–17; Rom. 3:21-26; Rom. 4:16; 1 Cor. 1:3; 15:10; Eph. 2:5-7; Eph. 3:8; 2 Tim. 1:9; Tit. 2:11, 12; Tit. 3:1-8; Gal. 2:21; Col. 3:16; 4:6; Heb. 4:16; 2 Pet. 3:18;

Curriculum

None

Additional Lesson Points

  • Grace cannot be earned
  • Grace is the love of God
  • The grace of God is also the power in the endeavor of faith

Resources

VZ: Bible Concepts: Grace, The Love of God, A. Hirvonen, Nov. 1993, p 12;

Time of Visitation, Time of Grace, Time of Death, K. Paavo, Aug. 1987, page 4;

The Effect of God’s Grace, E.Lepisto, Nov. 1981, Page 174;

By Grace Alone, A. Paananen, Apr. 2016, page 2;

 

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Day 1: Welcome!
Day 2: God, the Triune God
Day 3: Jesus, the Son of God
Day 4: The Holy Spirit, The Spirit of God
Day 5: I Need the Word of Grace Each Day
Day 6: Caring for Faith Within the Congretion
Day 7: Mission Work: Go Ye Therefore and Teach All Nations
Day 8: Wrap-up
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