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Serving others is a crucial a part of the Christian existence. repeatedly Christ established the significance of placing others first and giving what we will be able to to assist these much less lucky.

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1. Design a Bring-It-Back Box Sometimes we take family vacations for granted. The pleasure of climbing into the car and escaping for a while is always an option. However, there are many people who, due to health, financial, or other reasons, don’t have the privilege of taking short jaunts or extended vacations. Why not bring a vacation to them by creating a Bring-It-Back-Box? A Bring-It-Back-Box can be made from a cardboard box or plastic container with a lid. A wooden box put together as a family project can be even more creative.

6, 8). How can something so small and seemingly innocent as the tongue be an evil part of the body that cannot be tamed? Why do you think God discusses the importance of using our tongues to speak kindness to others? How is a kind word or a kind note in keeping with this verse? Read Eph. 4:29. Why should we strive to say things that encourage others rather than things that can hurt someone? How does this apply to writing words and notes that are beneficial to others instead of notes that speak unkindly about someone?

4:23 • Matt. 17:20 • John 3:16 • Phil. 4:8 • Heb. 11:3 A number of other verses can be used for this activity. Encourage your children to add them to the list above. Take this idea further by having your children write “God loves you” or “Jesus loves you” on each letter or package they mail to their friends and relatives. Put these phrases on the inside of the letter or package, as opposed to the outside. Our oldest daughter began this habit, and now there isn’t a letter or a thank-you note that leaves this house without her trademark words telling of Christ’s love!

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