Devotions – Learning to Be Faithful
Hands-on Faith for Families – week of February 3, 2020
Theme: Be Faithful as God Is Faithful
Learning to Be Faithful
Scripture: Now it is required that those who have been given a trust must prove faithful. (1 Corinthians 4:2)
Play: Choose one person, and have everyone in the family suggest a few ideas about what the person does well. Then vote on those ideas to figure out which of those things the person does best. Repeat for each person in your family.
Talk: Jesus told the story of the master who entrusted three servants with different amounts of money while he left on a trip. When the master returned, he found that one servant had doubled the money he had been given. To this servant, the master said: “Well done, good and faithful servant! You have been faithful with a few things; I will put you in charge of many things. Come and share your master’s happiness!” (Matthew 25:21). The master did not like when one of his servants buried his money. The master said that this servant had not been faithful with what he had been given. God has given you gifts and talents. He wants you to use them faithfully to serve God and others.
Pray: Tell God how you intend to consistently treat others well, but sometimes don’t. Thank God for His unfailing love and ask Him to help you love better.
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