Chapter 3: To Follow Jesus

Faith Concepts:

• At the heart of Jesus’ teaching is living for the Kingdom of God.
• Love of God and love of neighbor is the core commandment to live the Gospel.
• Every person deserves our love and respect with forgiveness and compassion.

Sacred Scripture:

Matthew 5:44-45 (Love your enemies); Matthew 25:31-40 (The
Judgment of Nations); Mark 12:29 (The Greatest Commandment); Luke 7:40-43
(Parable of the Debtors); Luke 10:33-37 (The Good Samaritan)

Disciple Power & Vocabulary

Disciple Power: service
Faith Vocabulary: dignity, discipleship, Kingdom of God

Holy People

Holy People: Catholic Relief Services, The Good Samaritan, Tersea of Calcutta

Catholics Believe & Prayer

Catholics Believe: God is love.
Prayer: John 15:13-14 (A Disciple’s Prayer)


Catechism of the Catholic Church (CCC): 668-679, 787-795, 811-972
U.S. Catholic Catechism for Adults (USCCA): pp. 101-113