Hands-on Faith for Families – week of November 13, 2017
Theme: Thinking about Others
Scripture: Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things. (1 Corinthians 13:7 ESV)
Play: Show your children something fragile, like a porcelain teacup or glass knickknack, and ask them how they could protect the item from getting broken (don’t play near it, don’t pick it up and throw it, and so on).
Talk: Just as glass or porcelain can be easily damaged, our feelings can be easily hurt, too. A friend’s careless words or actions can make us sad or angry. Other people’s feelings are just as fragile as our own, and in 1 Corinthians 13:7, we learn that to love others, we should try to protect their feelings. What are some ways that you can protect the feelings of others?
Pray: Ask God to help you protect the feelings of those around you.
— Marcy Lytle
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