• What are the qualities of an ideal (not perfect) child?
  • What are the qualities of an ideal Child of God?
  • Why is loving Jesus a challenge? Mark 12:28-34
  • In this section of the Upper Room Discourse, Jesus gives us some thoughts on loving Him and the Father.

CONDITION – John 14:15, 21-24

  • What are some things that love for another person has motivated you to do?
  • What specific things have you done in obedience out of love for Jesus?
  • Do you think there is a difference between keeping Christ’s commands, and keeping His Word?

COOPERATION – John 14:16-18, 25-26

  • The Holy Spirit is inside of us and guides, strengthens, teaches, protects, and enables us to love and obey!

COMMUNION – John 14:21-24

  • How does Jesus manifest Himself to us now?
  • How will Jesus manifest Himself to us in the future? 1 John 3:2-3

CALM – John 14:27

  • If we love Jesus, we will obey. Philippians 4:6-7
  • If we obey Philippians 4:6-7, we will have peace.