•     We demonstrate our love for Christ by our ___________ to his commandments.

And it shall come to pass, if thou shalt hearken diligently unto the voice of the LORD thy God, to observe [and] to do all his commandments which I command thee this day, that the LORD thy God will set thee on high above all nations of the earth: And all these blessings shall come on thee, and overtake thee, if thou shalt hearken unto the voice of the LORD thy God.   Deut.28:1-2

•     He also wants us to feed his _____________. (John 21:17)

Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost:Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: Matthew 28:19-20

•     Focusing on other believers walk with God is not our_______________________, we must focus on following Him (Christ). (John 21:21-22)

I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, [which is] your reasonable service.   Romans 12:1

Questions of Reflection

•     What does it mean to follow Christ?

•     Think of something that God has instructed you to do and you obeyed.

•      Read John 21:1-25

•      Are you obeying God's will for your life?

•      What are you doing to fulfill God's plan for your life?

•      What can you do to become more obedient to God's commands?

•      Pray and ask God to help you relinquish your will and obey his