Family Devotion: You Can Work as a Family to Serve Others

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by Christi Lynn

1-peter-4-10Play: In one minute, name as many parts of a car, and what they do, as you can (headlights give light so we can see where we're going, wheels hold up the car and help it move forward, etc.).

Talk: The Bible says that the body of Christ — the people who serve God — is made of many parts (1 Corinthians 12). Each part is designed by God with a particular purpose. Just like different parts of our car work together to help it run, we can combine our unique talents and abilities to serve others as a family. In 1 Peter 4:10, the Bible says,  "Each one should use whatever gift he has received to serve others." How can our family work together to serve others in our church and community?

Pray: Ask God to help you see the needs around you and respond as a family who serves others well.

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