OBJECTIVE: To read and discuss what God says about respecting others.
Feasting on the Word:
1 Samuel, chapter 26
1 Peter 2:17 and Romans 12:10
King Saul tried many times to kill David. Then one day, David had the
chance to get revenge. He could have killed Saul while Saul was sleeping.
But, what did David do instead?
David showed respect to King Saul. Did Saul deserve it? Why do you think
David showed him respect anyway?
What did King Saul do when he found out that David had spared his life?
Children—Tell about ways you can show respect to these people: parents,
grandparents, teachers, policemen, the elders.
Parents—Tell about ways you can show respect to these people:
Husband/wife, children, neighbors, employer, the elders.
Why do you think Luke 6:31 is called “the golden rule?” How can this verse
help you to show respect to others?
Do you think it is a command from God that you should respect other
people? Read 1 Peter 2:17 and Romans 12:10 to find out!
This week show respect for each other. Listen with interest when someone
is telling you about his or her day. Pick up your own messes. Don’t
aggravate each other. Treat everyone else the way YOU want to be
Family Project: Take time to work on your family project. (Refer to list.)