What’s the happiest moment you’ve ever had?
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.’
Why do you think our things can’t keep us happy for very long?
Why do you think Jesus tells us to love people, but not things?
Who are the people who have made your life happier?
How does fighting with, or drifting away from, the people you love affect your happiness?
What’s one example of how our things can come between us and the people we love?
What’s one thing you can do this week to love your things a little less?
What’s one thing you can do this week to love people a little more?
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."