This is Part Four of a seven-part series. Here is Part One and Part Two and Part Three if you need to catch up.
Verse to Remember: The most important person among you will be your servant. – Matthew 23:11 (NIrV)
Big Idea: Be like Jesus and do the job no one else wants to do.
What is the worst household chore you can imagine? Taking out the trash? Scrubbing the toilet? Cleaning out the litter box?
If you had lived in Jesus’ day, it might have been washing feet. Sounds gross, doesn’t it? You don’t know the half of it.
In Bible times people didn’t have cars so they walked almost everywhere they went. They didn’t have sneakers either. They wore sandals which meant their feet got dirty fast.
To make matters worse, their roads could be pretty gross. Most of them were made of dirt, and guess what happened to that dirt when it rained. It turned to mud.
Christmas may be the most wonderful time of the year, but when you have kids at home, it can also be the craziest. It’s hard to find time in the busy holiday season to make sure that Jesus is the center of your celebration.
Backstage Bethlehem will make that a little bit easier. In this series of family devotions, we will pull back the curtain on Christmas and take a look at who Jesus really is, the Creator and King of the universe on a daring mission to save the world.
Don’t settle for an ordinary advent. Take your family behind-the-scenes for an unforgettable journey. Sign up for my family devotional newsletter to receive a new Backstage Bethlehem devotion every Monday beginning November 26.
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