Philippians 2:5 says, “Make your own attitude that of Christ Jesus.”
Yesterday we talked about making wise choices, and today kept right on with this talk that we really need right now; Your Attitude!
Make your attitude that of Christ Jesus!!!
How do you explain the attitude of Jesus? Well, you simply say “Jesus did good things all the time. He helped people, and was good to people. Jesus did not do bad things.”
It’s really bad of me to write a blog post about this because of the conversation that we had, but forget what initiated the conversation. M was full of questions. He asked a question that made me go into talking about Jesus’ death. We talked about Him being arrested and beaten, carrying His cross, being nailed to it, being stabbed in the tummy, and dying.
Then M asked “Is Jesus buried?” – that was a great question. I got to tell my kids about the resurrection of Jesus! About how he was in a tomb for 3 days, and then he was alive again! They loved that. Then they asked if he got dead again. (Lol, I love their wording!) I told them about how Jesus ‘floated’ up to Heaven to be with His Father.
But who is His Father? Another great question. His Father is God, I said. Do you remember when we pray, we say Our Father in Heaven? They did. I guess they never understood why we say it that way. I explained that God is the Father, and Jesus is the Son. That makes God our Father, and Jesus our brother (though there are many arguments about this, I believe if you have truly given your life to God, you are a brother/sister to Christ).
I love the opportunity to share the story of Jesus with my kids.
If Jesus was alive today, what would his shoes look like? Would they seem as hard to fill if He was here today, as it does to fill those of a man who lived in a different time?