Summer of Love - Love One Another
Belief in Jesus, plus loving each other, secures fellowship with God.
What’s one idea from the message that stood out to you? Why do you think it grabbed you?
What’s your favorite story of a character sacrificing their life for someone? Why do you think those stories resonate with us?
How has someone’s actions towards someone you care about impacted what you think of that person?
Read: 1 John 3:11-24.
Do you think it is harder to show love by dying for someone or by living for someone? Why?
In what ways can the world hate Christians?
Anyone who hates is a murderer. How does this impact your feelings towards people? Is there someone you need to work on changing your feelings about?
How would the world be different if we showed compassion to those in need?
How can the love of God be in us if we don’t share what we have with those in need?
What is the hardest thing for you in regards to the command of believing in Jesus and loving one another? Does one part of that command come easier than the other? Does one ever seem to conflict with the other?
How will you be loving this week?
Prayer: Pray that you will see others as God sees them and show them love.