Jesus' Commandment to Love as He Loved

Ask your pupils what they know about Jesus' love. How can we individually love the way Jesus loved? Let's teach our children to ask God, "How can I love you more?" and to explain to them how to be patient to hear the response and then willing to obey.

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Read a Story

Parable of the Good Samaritan
Read Luke 10:25-37

Jesus Loves Little Children
Read Luke 18:15-17

Read Luke 19:1-10

Paralyzed Man Healed
Read Luke 5:17-32

Feeding the 5,000
Read Mark 6:32-44

Listen to a Story

Adult and Teen Resources

Articles — Everyday Living

  • Be An Angel: Show Others Their Greatness - Will you be an angel and show others their goodness? Then accept your own innocence, too.
  • Christmas is Love in Action - Let's welcome the Christ into our lives and discover the unifying power of Love in action.
  • Drop the Agenda - What would happen if we dropped our agenda and right there, in the moment of intensity, we loved?
  • Go and Do Likewise - What type of world do we want for our children? Are we following Jesus' command, "Go and do likewise?"
  • The Greatest Gift - "Love Extravagantly" - What is the greatest gift we can give? Is it not love? To love as Jesus loved?
  • Humilty - The Missing Virtue - How did we get to a place where we idealize self-importance and belittle meekness and humility? And how do we gain humility, which gives us true confidence and greatness?
  • Love and Leadership - What makes a great leader? Presidents George Washington and Abraham Lincoln and Jesus all have it in common.
  • The Power of Forgiveness - It is easy to think we are doing others a favor by forgiving them. In actuality, we are doing ourselves a favor. We bless everyone, including ourselves, by forgiving others.
  • The Screen Challenge - Putting away our phones and other electronic devices will actually transform the lives of our families and future generations.
  • Siblings – Friends, Not Rivals - The Bible is full of stories of sibling rivalry, like Jacob and Esau. Through these stories we learn that man is an image of love and that sibling rivalry detracts from our expression of love. By loving our siblings, we might even find some blessings we had overlooked.

Guests — Everyday Living

  • Christi Savoy (Part 2) - Educator - Find out how Christi helps children overcome fears, feel good about themselves, and learn from mistakes.
  • Gina Harden (Part 1) - Diving and Salvage Officer - Gina Harden was awarded the Bronze Star for "Meritorious Service" in 2009 as she took care of 2,000 Navy Sailors in Afghanistan. Kindness and diplomacy were the key.
  • Immaculée Ilibagiza – Author and Speaker; Genocide Survivor - Immaculée Ilibagiza, survived the 1994 Rwandan genocide, living in a bathroom for 91 days in silence. Learn how she came to know God, found her prayers answered, discovered what it means to forgive, loves and forgives freely, and is sharing her story with others.
  • Jeanne Sparks, Horsewoman - Jeanne Sparks talks about the heart connection with a horse, how true communications happens mentally, how horses and people communicate through body language.
  • John Lupher (Part 2) - John shares insights on creating successful partnerships, giving, overcoming limitations, working with bureaucracies.
  • Nimo Patel (Part 2) - Humanitartian, Hip-Hop Musician, Part 2 - Paying It Forward
  • Nimo Patel (Part 3) - Hip-hop Musician, Humanitarian, Part 3-God and Music

Healing Messages — Everyday Living

Parenting — Everyday Living

  • Forgive From the Outset - Let's think about Christ in relation to parenting. Jesus' words remind us to be (and that we can be) compassionate and non-judgmental in our interactions with our children.
  • Gratitude and Love Lead the Way - Glorifying - expressing and reflecting - God is satisfying, refreshing, full-time work. Being grateful and actively loving is one fast way out of the pit of self-centered discouragement and apathy.
  • Lovingly Parenting Anyone Who Needs It - Trusting God, our primary parent, who simply, purely, wholly loves every single one of His children, we are able to help any child of God in times of great need.
  • Moved by Love, Not Anger - Ever gotten angry about your child pushing boundaries? You're not alone. But there's a better way.
  • Parenting and Spiritual Poise - Spiritual poise helps us realize that God is the true Father and Mother of our children and ourselves which assists us in responding to each situation with love.
  • Why Should I Forgive? - Learn how to change "Shame on you!" to "I forgive you!" Bible verses help us understand how and why it's so important to forgive rather than to hold a grudge.

Book Reviews — Everyday Living

  • Love Does by Bob Goff - "Love Does" is a love story – a book of many love stories. Through Bob Goff's explosively funny autobiographical adventures, witness the power of love and the unstoppable good that comes from it.

Relationships — Teen Time

  • Love Your Enemies - How can we love our "enemies," those who hurt us? And why should we?
  • See It From Their Perspective - Do you wish people understood you? Be the first to see things from their perspective!
  • Siblings - Friends, Not Rivals - The Bible is full of stories of sibling rivalry, like Jacob and Esau. Through these stories we learn that man is an image of love and that sibling rivalry detracts from our expression of love. By loving our siblings, we might even find some blessings we had overlooked.
  • The Sun Shines. We Love. - Can we be like the sun and shine love on everyone regardless of how they act?
  • Try Mercy - Have you ever needed a second chance? Try mercy: be kind to others and find happiness.
  • Valentine's Day and Thoughts on Love - Excited by Valentine's Day? Or worried, perhaps lonely? Here's a different option. Define love in God's terms.
  • Want Good Friendships? Unplug and Connect - Connecting with others creates strong and meaningful friendships. But phones and other electronic devices are getting in the way of true connection.
  • What Are We Planting? - What are we planting? Selfishness or service? Complaint or gratitude. We get out what we put in.

Identity — Teen Time

Making a Difference — Teen Time

Questions & Answers — Teen Time

  • Finding Satisfaction - I've recently begun to realize how much more I have compared to peers in less developed countries. With that said, I always want more. Why is this?
  • Pray for Peace - There is so much violence in the world right now. What can we do?