Teaching our Children to Have a Servant’s Heart

12 Oct

In such a “me first” society, I am trying to raise servant minded children. I would love to hear your thoughts and ideas.

.....and a sprinkle of love

More than anything else I want my children to have a servant’s heart and to have empathy for those who are lost and hurting. I want their eyes to be open to see that life doesn’t revolve around them but life could be better for someone because of them. To serve in the name and love of God and not in the name of their ego and pride. To serve knowing their eternal reward is far better than any worldly award or recognition (Knowing it is by grace they are saved not works-Ephesians 2:8). To put all selfish desires aside, religious beliefs, social class, racial class, and any other worldly obstacle aside and love because He loved us first ( 1 John 4:19). To teach them to be ready to give their coat, to bandage a wound, to give a hug, to offer encouragement, to offer a prayer, a listening ear…

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3 Responses to “Teaching our Children to Have a Servant’s Heart”

  1. eloyfloresjr October 12, 2013 at 8:29 pm #

    thanks for all the likes (bible verse backgrounds) 😉 hope you have a good weekend.

  2. A Sweet Perfume October 19, 2013 at 10:15 pm #

    What a great blog! Thanks for sharing your heart… it’s filled with goodness.

    • Rebecca October 20, 2013 at 8:51 am #

      Thank you for your kind sweet encouraging words, you really blessed my day. ~Many blessings to you, my friend~

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