Thursday, August 23, 2012

Obeying Jesus' Commands (Matthew 28)

What lessons has life taught you this week? Do you feel like you've learned them well?

What are some lessons you've had to learn more than once?

What lessons would you like to teach to other people in your life? How do you think you could go about teaching that lesson?

Read Matthew 28:18-20 as a group.

Which part of these verses has been most meaningful to you over the past few weeks? Why?

Jesus said to teach new disciples everything He had commanded. As a group, list as many commands of Jesus as you can?

Which commands of Jesus are most important? (Hint: Mark 12:30-31; John 13:34-35)

Who is your neighbor?

Whom do you think Jesus had in mind when He said, "Love one another"? Why?

Give specific examples of how you can obey each of these particular commands.

When is it difficult to obey these commands of Jesus? How can difficult times teach us to more effectively obey these commands?

What situation in your life most needs to have these commands applied? How can you do that? How can this group help you?


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