- QUESTION: Was Scrooge made in the image of God? ANSWER: Yes, but he certainly didn’t live like it!
- QUESTION: In what ways did Scrooge show he had a sinful heart? ANSWER: He was selfish, stingy, mean, etc. - all of which show the dark side of people.
- QUESTION: After he realized he was wrong, what did Scrooge do? ANSWER: He turned away from the wrong toward the right. He repented – which means to turn around.
- QUESTION: During his dream Scrooge felt badly about the consequences of his past actions and regretted his self-centered lifestyle. Is that the same thing as repentance? ANSWER: No. Feeling badly is not the same thing as turning around and heading in the right direction.
- QUESTION: How does the story of Scrooge echo the good news of the gospel? ANSWER: We all make sinful choices that hurt ourselves and others. But God gives us the grace to repent and turn around, allowing us to experience God’s fellowship and joy rather than the dark isolation of selfish living.
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