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    Light the World: December 1–7

    25 Days, 25 Ways to Light the World

    For each December day until Christmas, a teaching of Jesus Christ is highlighted, followed by a question and a suggestion.

    December 1: “Freely ye have received, freely give.”

    Matthew 10:8

    What can you sacrifice today to make someone else’s life better?

    Put down the electronics and spend some quality time with family or friends.

    December 2: “For I was an hungred, and ye gave me meat: I was thirsty, and ye gave me drink.”

    Matthew 25:35

    Have you ever been really hungry?

    Donate some of your favorite nonperishable items to a food bank in your area.

    December 3: “Wherefore it is lawful to do well on the sabbath days.”

    Matthew 12:12

    How can you make better use of your time on Sundays?

    Identify something from a talk you heard at church that you can do to help someone in need. Then do it.

    December 4: “Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.”

    Matthew 22:39

    Who in the neighborhood is forgotten during Christmas?

    Pay them a visit and bring them some homemade goodies.

    December 5: “Honour thy father and mother.”

    Matthew 15:4

    Need some meaningful advice with something you’re dealing with?

    Ask your parents. You can benefit from their wisdom.

    December 6: “Judge not, that ye be not judged.”

    Matthew 7:1

    Do you find yourself thinking negative things about others? Instead of saying mean things behind people’s backs, say nice things.

    December 7: “Suffer the little children to come unto me.”

    Mark 10:14

    How could you make a child’s day? Make plans and take time to help a child feel special.

    Read “The 30-Day ‘I Love You’ Challenge” for some ideas.

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