“The virgin will conceive and give birth to a son, and they will call him Immanuel” (which means “God with us”).

Matthew 1:23, NIV

 

The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us.

John 1:14a

 

What does the word “personal” mean to you? How would you define it?

Would you describe God as being personal or impersonal? Why?

Do you think the US as whole finds God to be personal or impersonal? Why do you think they would hold that view of God?

When did God become personal for you?

What helps you connect to God in a personal way?

How can the Church show the world a personal God exists?

What is the biggest obstacle for people to experience a personal God?

Are you thankful God is personal? Why? Why is that important to you?