As we draw this series to a close I hope we have either made you think about starting, reminded you or strengthened your relationship with our heavenly father. Here at RCG we strive to ‘Help you get closer to God’ and I hope that is what this series has done.
Be watchful; stand firm in the faith; act like men; be strong. Let all that you do, be done everything in love.
1 Corinthians 16-13:14
Personally, the passage above gives me guidance on how I should live my life to make God happy and to complete his plans for my life. To help me remember these two verses and so I can read it every day, it is in a frame at the end of my bed. So when I wake up, I can read it. Click here to download the verse to print out for yourself your youth group.
This whole series has been about how God is with you and how he gave us life, so that we could live. Because of this, God promised to everyone that carefully created, that he would never leave them. But this verse says that in everything you do, you should stick to you faith and let all that you do be done in love.
God loves you more than you can imagine, no matter who you are, what race you are, what gender you are. So you should love your Neighbours (everyone you meet) and your Lord in the same way.
Watch the video below and think about what Hea Woo had to got through. But please remember that God was with her ever step of that journey, even when she wasn’t a Christian and he will be with you throughout all of your life too. God will never leave you; God is with you, until the end.
Habakkuk is one of the shortest books in the Bible, with only three chapters, you may have never heard of it before now. That is why I am giving you a verse from it, to hopefully inspire you to read the rest of the book and to remind you that God loves you very much and because of that will never leave you, even when you are angry at God for putting Sin in the world.
Though the fig-tree does not bud and there are no grapes on the vines,
though the olive crop fails and the fields produce no food,
though there are no sheep in the sheepfold and no cattle in the stalls, yet I will rejoice in the Lord, I will be joyful in God my saviour.
In these two verses, Habakkuk (whose prayer this is) says that even though his he is angry with the Lord for allowing all his crops to die and all his cattle to run away, resulting in him having no money, he will still be joyful and praise the Lord.
Do not give up on Jesus, your faith and you amazing relationship because life gets hard and you fell like your in the desert place. Even Jesus didn’t know what was happening when he was on the cross. He cried, “My god, my God, why have you forsaken me?” – Matthew 27:46
When you feel let down, sad, or just in that desert place where you feel like nobody cares for you and nobody is there for you, remember God does and is. You need to build a string bridge bewteen you and
After the death of Moses, Joshua was chosen by God to cross the river Jordan with the Israelites and to capture the promised land. Very early in the book of Joshua in the Bible, there is a verse that inspires me every day of my life and reminds me that God is with me during the hard, bad times and the good.
Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.”
You might also like to do this, but I like to memorize amazing verses from God’s word like this, so that if I ever have a day when I feel like God has left me, it puts me back on the path of truth and faith.