Quite often we find ourselves racing through life, taking advantage of every opportunity, moment, and experience that comes our way. In this fast-paced reality it is incredibly easy for us to get consumed in the rush of activity, but eventually realize our priorities were wrong, and we missed out on what was truly important. Although this is true for our life in general, it is also true for our life as Christians – and if we’re not careful, we run the risk of missing out on one of the greatest invitations of all time!

Have you ever found yourself caught up in following the rules or going through the motions in your Spiritual life? What are the dangers of falling into this rhythm?

What are some areas in your life that you are not allowing the grace of God to change you to become more like Jesus?

Read 2 Corinthians 5:16. As Christians, knowing that Jesus died for us so that we might live for Him, how is our view of others and the world transformed, practically?

Read 2 Corinthians 5:17. What does “new creation” mean?

Read 2 Corinthians 6:8-10. What do you notice about Paul’s response to overwhelming negativity and lies that were being placed on him? What strength or encouragement can you draw from his response?