By Penny A. Zeller
Serving others is an important a part of the Christian lifestyles. repeatedly Christ established the significance of placing others first and giving what we will be able to to aid these much less lucky.
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Whatever the time of year, this is an inspiring idea that allows the family to highlight the best qualities in everyone and focus on what’s important—“The Lord does not look at the things man looks at. Man looks at the outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart” (1 Sam. 16:7). Up for Discussion Consider 1 Sam. 16:7. Why is God’s idea of an important focus better than the world’s idea of an important focus? James 3 states, “The tongue also is a fire, a world of evil among the parts of the body… but no man can tame the tongue” (vv.
The birth of a child or grandchild can also be celebrated by planting a tree. Would a tree be a perfect birthday gift for someone? Tree ideas include willows, maples, pine trees, aspen, and ash trees. Whether you choose flowers, shrubs, or trees, use the vegetation of God’s creation to make a difference in someone’s life! Up for Discussion What kind of response did you receive after giving a plant to someone? How could a plant teach someone about God’s creation? How might a plant bearing the phrase “He has risen” open up a conversation with a neighbor who is curious about what Jesus did for us?
Others have an illness or a physical handicap that prevents them from driving. And others simply can’t afford a car. Because of these restrictions, transportation is an issue. Many individuals who can’t drive are always in need of a ride to or from an important appointment, church, or various errands, such as going to the grocery store. If you don’t already know anyone who is in need of transportation assistance, contact your church or a local assisted-living facility, and obtain the name of someone who has this need.
77 Ways Your Family Can Make a Difference. Ideas and Activities for Serving Others by Penny A. Zeller