Isaiah 11:1-10 / Jeremiah 33:14-16 / Luke 1:26-33 / John 13:34-35 / Mark 10:18-22 / 1 John 4:7-16

Discussion Questions:

  1. What comes to mind when you hear the word “Love”? How did this understanding of love get shaped for you? How has your understanding of love changed throughout your life?

  2. How does the distinction of Greek words for love: Eros (romantic), Philia (friendship), Storge (parent/child) and Agape (sacrificial) help us understand how God loves us? How we love others? How we love ourselves?

  3. What has Agape (sacrificial love) looked like in your life? How could it change the rest of your life?

  4. In what ways is it easy and what ways is it hard to receive the Agape love from God?

  5. What are way we can actually live out sacrificially loving others and especially God?

  6. How does the concept of sacrificial love help us grow as disciples who love God, love people & serve the world?