think as I did; “It’s going to be so boring”. At least that’s what I used to
You think you would much rather read or something like
that but just try it, because once you start playing you have a lot of fun!
You can serve YHWH by the way you speak and act.
To me it is very important to spend time with your family
and have a cheerful attitude even though you may not want to. It is a lot easier
to grow closer and get to know each other better when you have a good attitude.
Also don’t only gather together to play games but to
pray, talk and study.
As Joshua 24:14-15 says “Now
fear YHWH and serve him with all faithfulness. Throw away the gods your
forefathers worshiped beyond the river and in Egypt, and serve
YHWH. But if serving YHWH seems undesirable to you, then chose for yourselves
this day whom you will serve, weather the gods your forefathers served beyond
the river, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land you are living. But as for
me and my household, we will serve YHWH.”
Serving YHWH as a family could include praying and doing service
projects together. One of my favorite ways to spend time as a family is on feast
days (Leviticus 23) for example, Sukkot takes a lot of time being together:
packing, planning, getting along, worshiping, laughing, eating and playing