Ordinary Miracles

Life is full of extraordinary challenges: wars, injustice, and politics just to name a few. When faced with these extraordinary challenges, we can look for a miracle that is just as extraordinary. But life also has its ordinary challenges: stressful emails or losing our keys in the morning. If extraordinary challenges require extraordinary miracles, these ordinary challenges require miracles that are just as ordinary. Thankfully, God meets us in our suffering great and small alike. Today we’ll discuss an ordinary miracle that could make an extraordinary impact.

Discussion Questions

Has there ever been a time when a small act of kindness made a big difference in your life? What did that person do for you?

Why do you think it’s difficult for others to be kind?

What makes it difficult for you to be kind?

Read Ephesians 2:7-10. God’s kindness is a gift. Nothing we’ve done can earn it, nothing we can do will ever lose it. What does God’s kindness towards us teach us about how to be kind?

Who are the people you come into contact with the most? How could the ordinary miracle of kindness lift them up today, this week, or this month?

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