Family Devotion: What's Inside Shows on the Outside

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by Naomi Cassata

luke-6-45-whats-inside-shows-on-the-outsidePlay: As you pass various businesses, guess the goods or services they offer customers, based solely on the outside structure. Point out the types of businesses that younger children would recognize.

Talk: Figuring out what kinds of things each store sells can be easy from the outside. Restaurant windows may have posters showing the food they serve; clothing stores probably display clothes in the windows; sometimes you can even see people with their pets walking into pet stores. Humans are sort of like that. What's inside of us will eventually show on the outside. Luke 6:43-45 says that what we have stored in our hearts shows in our words and actions. What kinds of thoughts and beliefs do you think God wants us to store in our hearts?

Pray: Pray that God will help you to store "good things" in your heart.

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