“Being a Christian means walking in the world: enjoying close relationships with Christians, enjoying close relationships with non-Christians, and pursuing your roles and responsibilities in love.”

Jesus teaches that the greatest commandment, which encompasses all others, is love—love for God and love for others. In this sermon, we look more closely at growing in love for others as his disciples. Across the Bible, we find that loving others means close relationships with Christians, close relationships with non-Christians, and pursuing our God-given roles and responsibilities. These large categories—Community, Mission, and Calling—help us understand and enjoy our walk in the world.

Application Questions

1.  Do you feel like you are walking in the world as a Christian? Why or why not? 

2. What are some ways you have grown in love for others over the last year or two? How did that growth happen?  

3. Do you have deep relationships with other Christians? What does Christian community look like for you? 

4. Do you have deep relationships with non-Christians? What does Christian mission look like for you? 

5. What are the different roles and responsibilities that God has given you? How are you pursuing those callings?

Brian Colmery

Brian serves the church by overseeing preaching and Sunday morning services at Cornerstone.

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