How to Love

Categories: Jesus' Commandment - To Love as He Loved

List all the stories where Jesus expressed love

  • Name the people who received his love.
  • What did Jesus do that showed he was loving?
  • Put together a "how to" sheet on following Jesus' loving example.
    • For example: Jesus fed the 5000. Who received his love?
      • All the 5000 men, plus women and children.
    • What did Jesus do that was loving?
      • He noticed the people were hungry and since it was late, he fed them. He met their needs without a huge supply of food. He prayed.
    • What do we learn from Jesus?
      • He recognized the needs of others and met them. He prayed.

Now it's your turn.

Start with Jesus, the disciples, Mary, Martha, Lazarus, Paul. Then go back to the Old Testament and include Abraham, Sarah, Lot, Hagar, Ishmael, Isaac, Laban, Rebekah, Esau, Jacob, Leah, Rachel, Rueben, Judah, Levi, Simeon, Joseph, Moses, Miriam, Aaron, Joshua, Deborah, Gideon, Samson, Ruth, Naomi, Boaz, Esther, Hannah, Samuel, Elijah, Elisha… Can you add more names?

What have you learned about love from each story?