Our Belief effects our Behavior

Open your bibles for 1 John 5 and read verses 2 and 3 together.

What we believe effects how we behave. What we believe is our doctrine, and how we behave is our character. How do we know if we’re truly a loving and genuine follower of Jesus? If we love Jesus, obey Him and love people. Do you delight in obeying God’s commands, or are they a burden to you like a chore? Whatever you believe is how you will behave.

Discuss the following questions together:

1. What do you believe that effects how you behave?

2. How do I know if I am a loving Christian, and being a good ambassador for Jesus?

3. Has God ever commanded you to do something that felt like a burden? How did you get through it?

4. What should we do if God’s Word, or His commands become burdensome?

Practical: Go around the table and share your physical and spiritual New Years resolutions. What are you doing to help apply and achieve these resolutions in 2024?