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Our Sin Grieves God.

Series: Achilles | Week 1: Where Can You Be Taken Down?

Day One 1 Samuel 15:11

“'I am sorry that I ever made Saul king, for he has not been loyal to me and has refused to obey my command.' Samuel was so deeply moved when he heard this that he cried out to the Lord all night.” – 1 Samuel 15:11 (NLT)

Discover
1. What do you think God means when He says, “He is sorry…”?
2. Look at the Hebrew word used here – nāḥam – and make note of the definitions at the link provided.
3. How does this further reveal God’s perspective on sin?

Respond
Have you ever thought of your sin grieving God? Take a moment and reflect on what sin does to your relationship with Him. Ask God to continue to change your heart in the areas where it's needed most. Give thanks to God for His grace and mercy. Although God hates sin, we are saved and forgiven by the Holy Spirit and our hearts can be transformed.

For Further Reading: Does God Regret?

For Families with Kids at Home
Pray together as a family (during dinner, before bed, or in the car) about how thankful you are for God’s grace and mercy, and share how it has changed your life.

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