10 Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power. 11 Put on the full armor of God, so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes. 12 For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms.
23 Then he said to them all: “Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross daily and follow me.
9 Then the Lord said to Cain, “Where is your brother Abel?” “I don’t know,” he replied. “Am I my brother’s keeper?”
- Does this passage want us to take responsibility for something? If so, what?
- How did Jesus take responsibility for us on the cross?
- Was it “faith” that He had to do so?
- Read Luke 9:23. What does Jesus want us to do?
- Are we supposed to be responsible for our brothers?
- What happens in Gen 4:9?
- How is this the opposite of the gospel?
- God wants us to love others. Is there anyone that isn’t included in that statement?
- When we choose to allow our prejudices to hold us back from loving others, what happens to our ability to discover joy?