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Verses:

Isaiah 40:1-11, 28-31   /   John 10:14-15

1 Corinthians 13:4-7   /   1 John 4:19-21

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Discussion Questions:

  1. Finish this phrase: "Love is..."

  2. When have you felt the most loved?

  3. Why did God have Isaiah tell the people (as did the angels to Mary & the shepherds) , "don't be afraid"?

  4. Read 1 Corinthians 13:4-7. How do you see these things in our culture today? How do you see the opposites?

  5. Jason said the first step to loving well is to know that we are fully & deeply loved. Agree or disagree? Why would he say that?

  6. Make a list of people who can love better than you have. Be specific on how & when you will do this.

  7. How can you make Christmas more about God's love for humanity?

  8. How do these concepts help you grow as a disciple who loves God, loves people & serves the world?