Lesson 2 - Question 37 of 41

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The Kingdom:  A Holy Friendship and Family

  Jesus said:  "You are My friends, if you do what I command you. John 15:14 (NAS)

Jesus said:  "If you love Me, you will keep My commandments. John 14:15 (NAS)

Jesus answered and said to him, "If anyone loves Me, he will keep My word; and My Father will love him, and We will come to him, and make Our abode with him. John 14:23 (NAS)

Jesus said:  "If you keep My commandments, you will abide in My love; just as I have kept My Father's commandments, and abide in His love. John 15:10 (NAS)

Jesus said:  "For whoever does the will of My Father who is in heaven, he is My brother and sister and mother." Matthew 12:50 (NAS)

"God's son...who was declared the Son of God with power by the resurrection from the dead, according to the Spirit of holiness, Jesus Christ our Lord, 5 through whom we have received grace and apostleship to bring about the obedience of faith among all the Gentiles for His name's sake, 6 among whom you also are the called of Jesus Christ;"  Romans 1:4-6 (NAS)


According to the scriptures above, who did Jesus say were His friends, His brothers, His sisters and His mothers?  Who did Jesus say were the ones who truly loved Him and who would abide in His and His Father's love?  To whom would be the "called of Jesus Christ"?

  1. Those that say that Jesus is their "Lord."
  2. Everyone in the world.
  3. Those who do God's will and keep His words and commands...having the obedience of faith.

A. Call Me Lord B. Everyone C. Do God's Will