11 September 2017
Lost in Love
1 John 4:10-11
This is love, not that we loved God but that he loved us and sent his son as an atoning sacrifice for our sins. Dear friend, since God so loved us, we also ought to love one another.
Every year Zeeland Christian 8th graders pick a theme. Usually it takes one day, but ours took three. We can show our theme, Lost in Love, to others in our school and to people in the world.
I can show this theme in many ways at my school. Love might seem like a hard or awkward thing to show sometimes but it’s as easy as holding the door for someone. When someone opens and holds the door for me it feels really good. That someone took 3 seconds out of there walking time to just simply hold door. Another way is just having respect. Definitely for teachers but also for classmates. Just because they might not be your clossessed or favorite friend doesn’t mean you can just blow them off or leave them out. Even if they both you or you don’t exactly like them, kill em’ with kindness and don’t push them away. You can show in more than just actions to, you can say a cheesy “good morning,” with a big bright smile and if you can just see there face lighten up even just a little you helped their day get just a little bit better.
As Christians we can show this theme to the world. 7 continents. 195 countries. 4,416 cities. 7.442 billion people. And 2.2 billion christians. I think we can find a way to help and show God around the world. A way we can show love around the world is fostering a kid. It sort of hard because a good chunk of that decision is your parents. But I think it’s a good thing to talk about with your parents, I have a lot of friends who foster kids, and they honestly every single one of them have grown to love them. And some even adopted them. Another way is to pick up trash. So many people litter and that doesn’t only affect us but also animals and plants. The last way is to pray. Sounds cheesy, but praying is a huge thing. There are so many things to pray about, like hurricane Irma and Harvey, or North Korea, or even just places around the world in poverty, and people to find you and your word.
We can show our theme, Lost in Love, to others in our school and to people in the world. Love is strong. Love is faithful. Love is unbreakable. God’s love for us will never end, so we got to show love to others.