Bulletin Points:1. The Ethics of Kingdom Love2. The Essence of Kingdom Love
Questions for Group Discussion: 1. Who were the bad guys in your favorite television show or movie? 2. Read Luke 6:27-36. Why did Jesus make a shift in the object of love? What specifically do enemies do? 3. What specifically should we do and respond to what enemies do? 4. Read Luke 6:29-30. Since applying these verses literally could reinforce and encourage someone’s bad behavior, what was Jesus ‘point? (vv.31,36) 5. Read Luke 6:31. In what way is this a rule or a principle different from all other religions or philosophies? Why? What are the implications? 6. Read Luke 6:35. What is the reward? What is “son of the Most High”? What does this mean to you? 7. How does this description of Kingdom of Love challenge you? 8. How can that be a model for relating to someone you find difficult? 9. Have you ever shown love to an enemy? How? 10. Is there an enemy that you should put love into practice? Why? Let the group pray for you.