This term our theme for collective worship is Perseverance.
‘I can do all things through Him who strengthens me.’ Phillipians 4.13
By perseverance the snail reached the ark. (Charles H Spurgeon) Have you ever made fun at someone who takes a long time to do things? Maybe like the tortoise in Aesop’s fable, they will surprise you.
‘Fall seven times, stand up eight.’ (Japanese proverb) Did you ever have to try lots of times before something was possible?
- Running the race of life
- Keeping going against all odds
- Doing the right thing
- Meeting a personal challenge
- Encouraging others to keep going
Last term our theme for collective worship was Thankfulness.
‘Always be thankful.’ Thessalonians 5.16
It is not happy people who are thankful; it is thankful people who are happy. Think about your friends. Which of them always seems thankful and happy?
Every day may not be good, but there is something good in every day. – At night do you look back on the day and remember the good things?
- Thanking God for people who help us
- Praising God in creation
- Remembering to say thank you
- Giving thanks even when times are difficult
- Counting your blessings