There will be times in your life (and maybe it’s already happened) when you will interact with an adult who isn’t a Christian. Maybe it’s a teacher, coach, or even one of your parents. How do you handle it?
A great verse to remember is 1 Thessalonians 4:11-12—"Make it your goal to live a quiet life, minding your own business and working with your hands, just as we instructed before. Then people who are not Christians will respect the way you live, and you will not need to depend on others."
What does that mean exactly? There are five things to remember when interacting with people who don’t believe in the Bible or God:
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Have you ever gone to camp over the summer? What would you do if your Mom took you to camp, and once she got you there, she told you she wasn’t coming back to pick you up? That instead, you were going to have to go and live with someone else?
Grab your Mom, watch this video, and chat it out!
Video-Owl City "In Christ Alone"
CHAT IT OUT
1. Who is Jesus Christ? What did He do for me?
2. Jesus died on the cross and rose from the grave three days later! He is alive and one day we will see him face to face. What does this mean for me?
3. Because of Jesus, I don't have to fear death. I am safe in His hands no matter what and no one can take Him away from me! How does that make you feel?
4. When problems come, who will stand with me and help me?
5. How much does Jesus love me?