Simple Ways to Share Christ With Children
By: Chanda Stegall
As Christian parents, one of the most important duties that we have is to teach our children about the Lord. This is an awesome responsibility. It can also seem like an overwhelming responsibility. But Praise God - our Heavenly...
Dwell on pleasant thoughts.
"Finally brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever hings are of good report; if there be any birtue, and if there be any praise, think on these...
Allow extra time for traveling to worship services so you so you won't be rushed and will arrive fresh and relaxed.
" This is the day which the Lord hath made; we will rejoice and be glad in it." Psalm 118:24
Renew your commitment to Christ during the season.
"and be not conformed to this...
Watch the words you speak during this time of the year. Speak words of peace.
"Only let your converstaton be as it becometh the gospel of Christ." Philippians 1:27
Endeavor to stay calm in the midst of all the frenzy.
"For God is not the author of confusion, but of peace." 1 Corinthinans...
Sorry everyone-- with the boards down for a bit, and my crazy work schedule, I haven't posted a thought for a few days. I'll catch up today.
Maintain quality family time during the hectic season.
" She looketh to the ways of her household, and eateth not the bread of idleness." Proverbs...
Keep peace with your spouse. Make a special effort to show him or her love during the holidays when tempers are short.
"Better is a dry morsel, and quietness therwith, than an house full of sacrifices with strife." Proverbs 17:1
Get involved in community holiday activities expressing your Christian world view.
"Go ye therefore, and teach all nations. . . teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you." Matthew 28:19-20
Mend a broken relationship.
"Therefore if though bring thy gift to the altar, and there rememberest that thy brother hath ought against thee; leave there thy gift before the altar, and go thy way; first be reconciled to thy brother, and then come and offer thy gift." Matthew 5:23-24
Give a gift such as an extra monetary gift to your church, a charitable foundation, or a needy family in honor of Christ.
"Every man according as he purposed in his heart, so let him give; not grudgingly or of neccessity: for God loveth a cheerful giver." 2 Corinthians 9:7