Jesus calls us to be a unique people in his church. When our character is shaped by God’s love for us, our lives will become shaped by our love for God and for others. We take our first step to discovering how “We” is greater than “Me” by loving God. What does it look like for you to love God completely?

Read Matthew 22:37-40 and summarize Jesus’ message in your own words.

What might it look like for you to love God with all your mind and live the truth that you know?

What might it look like for you to love God with all your soul through a lifestyle of worship?

Consider whether you agree or disagree with this quotation and consider the implications for you: “Because God is the subject who acts upon me in worship, my participation is not reduced to verbal responses or to singing, but it is living in the pattern of the one who is revealed in worship.” Robert Weber

What might it look like for you to love God with all your heart realizing you have been deeply loved by God?

Read the story Jesus told in Luke 15:11-32. Which character do you identify with most clearly right now? How does this story help you understand God’s prodigal love for you?

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