Leviticus 19:15-16; Nehemiah 5:7-81; Matthew 7:12; Ephesians 4:30-32; Colossians 3:5-10; 1 Peter 3:8-9; Titus 3:2
By this it is evident who are the children of God, and who are the children of the devil: whoever does not practice righteousness is not of God, nor is the one who does not love his brother.
Our sinful hearts make us selfish. When we are selfish, we are focused on ourselves and are not focused on glorifying God. Cain was focused on himself and his selfishness led him to become jealous and angry towards God and Abel. His sin caused him to hurt his brother by taking his brother’s life.
Everything was perfect in the world until we broke it. When humanity chose to sin, the world that was once perfect became messed up and broken. Sin is ultimately a rejection of God Himself. Because of sin bad things happen, we experience all types of pain, and death has come into the world. All of creation groans and wishes that the world be perfect and good like it was before.
Every child should know that:
Every child should:
Every child should feel:
Every child should want: