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.”
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.
Read “Gifts You Can’t Wrap” for some ideas.
December 2: “For I was an hungred, and ye gave me meat: I was thirsty, and ye gave me drink.”
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.”
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.”
Who in the neighborhood is forgotten during Christmas?
Pay them a visit and bring them some homemade goodies.
- Try out Abby’s cookie recipe!
December 5: “Honour thy father and mother.”
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.”
Do you find yourself thinking negative things about others? Instead of saying mean things behind people’s backs, say nice things.
- Read “How Would You React?”
December 7: “Suffer the little children to come unto me.”
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.
Share your experience
How did you light the world this week? Share your experience below.