God Loves Us and Calls Us to Be in Relationship with Him in the Church

Learning Goals

Biblical Touchstones

Is Ephraim not my favored son, the child in whom I delight? Even though I threaten him, I must still remember him! My heart stirs for him, I must show him compassion!—oracle of the LORD.


But now Christ has been raised from the dead, the firstfruits of those who have fallen asleep. For since death came through a human being, the resurrection of the dead came also through a human being.

1 CORINTHIANS 15:20-21