Christmas For Lansing - Love
Don’t just say “I love you;” show “I love you.”
What’s one idea from the message that stood out to you? Why do you think it grabbed you?
Frank talked about Gary Chapman’s Five Love Languages (Quality Time, Touch, Acts of Service, Affirming Words, Giving Gifts). Which is yours?
Read: John 3:16-17
Who in your “world” is difficult for you to love? What would it mean to love that person the way Jesus does?
Read: John 15:13; 1 John 3:16-18
We ought to lay down our lives for our Christian brothers and sisters. Are we willing to do so? Why or why not?
How does our attachment to our material possessions compete with the way we know we ought to love?
This command is not unclear or ambiguous. So why is it so difficult to obey?
If you were to go all in and love the way John describes in 1 John 3:16-18 what would change? Be as specific as you can.
What is one specific thing you can do this week to go beyond just saying, “I love you,” to showing “I love you?”
Prayer: Pray for God to loosen the grip material possessions has on you so you’re able to love more like Jesus loves.