Who are we as the Body of Christ? Sometimes we let others define us, rather than Scripture. There is an individual aspect to this question, as well as a community aspect.
The most important aspect is that God is the initiator in every one of our lives: forgiving, renewing, restoring, and reconciling us to himself and to one another.
The following photo emphasizes the result of God’s initiatives. That has implications for how we respond to God’s love.