#LIGHTtheWORLD, Jesus Visited the Lonely

Jesus Visited the Lonely and So Can You

Through His words and actions, Jesus taught that “the last shall be first.” With limitless compassion, He reached out to those isolated by disease, sin, and grief. When we strive to ease the loneliness of others, in the Savior’s words, we “have done it unto [Him].”

Invite a widow or widower to dinner.
Visit a nursing home. Studies show that 60 percent of those living in a nursing home never get visitors during their stay.
Think of someone who will be alone for Christmas, and invite him or her to attend a church service with you on Christmas Day.

“35 For I was an hungred, and ye gave me meat: I was thirsty, and ye gave me drink: I was a stranger, and ye took me in:

36 Naked, and ye clothed me: I was sick, and ye visited me: I was in prison, and ye came unto me.”

Matthew 25:35–36


Better understand Jesus Christ’s teachings about reaching out to the lonely by reading this message or this one.
Send a friendly text to someone who could use a boost. No one come to mind? Pray and ask God for someone that needs an uplifting text.
Send a letter or message to someone who is currently living away from home.
Identify someone in your neighborhood you have never met. Take him or her a Christmas treat and introduce yourself.
At work, school, or church, sit by a new person and get to know him or her.
Visit JustServe.org for more ways to #LIGHTtheWORLD


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