Chapel Themes for 2018-19
Last year, I invited you to join me in an exploration of the character of God by studying His many names and characteristics. This year, we will build from that foundation, by exploring more fully what it means to follow Him daily through our theme: “All Things New: Following Jesus Day by Day.” Knowing our identity is in Him, we will prayerfully consider the ways we see that identity formed and molded through Christ. Only through Him do we have the power to die to our own selfish desires and be made new.
Beginning with the importance of what it means to be created in the image and likeness of God — our sovereign Lord and Creator — our year will move through considerations that cover the full story of the Gospel. We will meditate on the good news of the Gospel, knowing Jesus is our only hope for salvation and this has significant meaning for our lives. How do we live out what it means to be made new in Christ?
Each week will focus on a statement that finishes this line: We are made new in Christ, ___________.
A few examples are: “We are made new in Christ, adopted into His family. We are made new in Christ, able to love our neighbors. We are made new in Christ, able to rejoice in difficulty.” What joy we find in the promise of 2 Corinthians 5:17: