1. Look back at your life “big picture.” How have you experienced God’s love, mercy and grace in your life? What were some of the small moments that you may not have recognized at the time?
2. When you take a step back and look at your life “big picture” how does it change your perspective on life and how does this practice help you to see God at work in the here and now as well as in the past?
3. This passage highlights a huge doctrine of our Christian faith—salvation by grace through faith. Though many of us know this mentally, we have a difficult time knowing this emotionally and spiritually. There is a fine line between faith and deeds and earning love. Why do you feel so many of us still continue to strive for God’s adoration for us?