FOCUS TEXT: 1 John 2:12‑17; John 14:21‑26
BACKGROUND SCRIPTURES: Matthew 5:1‑16; Luke 6:20‑49
DEVOTIONAL READING: Colossians 3:1‑11
KEY VERSE: And the world passeth away, and the lust thereof: but he that doeth the will of God abideth forever (1 John 2:17).
CENTRAL TRUTH: The focus of a Christian life is loving God completely and doing His will.
OBJECTIVE: By the end of this lesson my students should be able to list actions or attitudes that reveal a complete love for God.
I. Instructions for All (1 John 2:12‑14
II. Love ‑‑ Focus of the Christian (1 John 2:15‑17)
III. Keeping a Clear Focus (John 14:21‑26)