Christmas 1B Discussion Questions

  1. When have you had an experience in creation that has moved you to declare God’s praise? (Ps 148)
  2. Some Christmas gifts may have been returned, but not God’s grace. How does it carry you to 2018? (Gal 4:7)
  3. Simeon and Anna confirmed the baby’s greatness. Who was a prophet regarding your life? (Luke 2:33, 38)

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