September 9th - John 14:15-31 | Do You Love Jesus?

JOHN 14:15-31 | Do You Love Jesus?

  1. Introduction: 
    1. Icebreaker or Game
    2. Sermon Recap.
  2. Read & Discussion Questions:
    1. Read John 14:15-31 (divide paragraphs for different people to read)
      1. How many verses draw a correlation between love and obedience in this section?
      2. Calvin said: The goal of God’s work is that we would love and freely choose to obey God. What’s the difference between forced obedience and obedience based on love?
        1. What is a practical example of the two differences in the Bible? (Mark 12:41-44 — you can read as an example)
      3. How does love for Jesus change every part of our lives?
      4. Calvin opened by saying: “Invest in your relationship with Jesus daily so that you fall deeper in love with him.” 
        1. When you hear of investing, what do you normally think of?
      5. What was the definition that Calvin gave for investing? (A small, consistent choice to sacrifice something now for a better future)
        1. How does this relate to money?
        2. How does this relate to a relationship with a spouse?
        3. How does this relate to our relationship with God?
      6. When you love someone, you are willing to change to be with them. How does our love for Jesus change our lifestyle and decisions?
      7. What are you doing to invest in your relationship with Jesus daily and weekly? (Or, what will you do)
  3. Pray

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