- God promised Israel blessings — long life and land — in return for obedience. How does God bless you? (Deut 30:16)
- Paul says the church is God’s field and building? What do the images mean? What others fit? (1 Cor 3:9)
- What does the act of reconciling before offering gifts mean for sharing the peace in worship? (Matt 5:23-24)
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