Hands-On Faith for Families – Week of January 16, 2023

Theme: Serve God with Everything

Good Stewardship of Our Money and Possessions

Scripture: For by Him all things were created, in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities—all things were created through Him and for Him. (Colossians 1:16 ESV)

Play: Ask family members to list or draw 10 items they would want if they were going to be stranded with a handful of people on a deserted island. Five of the items must be shared with the other castaways. Compare and discuss your lists.

Talk: A person’s basic physical needs are food, clothing, and shelter. Often God gives us more than we need. Yet no matter how much or how little we have, we should remember that everything belongs to God (Colossians 1:16). He entrusts us with money and possessions to use in ways that honor Him. For example, we can share our toys with those who come to our house to play or give money to places that take care of the poor. How can you bless God through at least one of your possessions today?

Pray: Thank God for meeting all your needs.

Sandra Hendricks

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