What are some ways people typically search for happiness?
Imagine your life sixty years from now. When you look back on your teenage years, what do you think will be the reasons for your happiness? What about your unhappiness?
God created you with the capacity for happiness. What does that tell you about God?
The Greatest Commandment
34 When the Pharisees heard that he had silenced the Sadducees, they gathered together, 35 and one of them, a lawyer, asked him a question to test him. 36 “Teacher, which commandment in the law is the greatest?” 37 He said to him, “‘You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind.’ 38 This is the greatest and first commandment. 39 And a second is like it: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’
What do you think it practically looks like to have peace with yourself?
When it comes to having more peace with God, self, or others, which area needs the most work for you right now?
Think of one person you want more peace with: name one way you can show love to them this week.
C: Thanks be to God!
Mark the Cross of Christ on each others foreheads as a remembrance of your baptism and say these words...
"(Name) you are a beloved Child of God."