Exodus 8:1 ‘‘And the LORD spake unto Moses, Go unto Pharaoh, and say unto him, Thus saith the LORD, Let my people go, that they may serve me.” SAVED to Serve. Sometimes I think we miss the big picture of being saved. We tend only to look at it from our side of the deal.…

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In Exodus 4-5 Moses looked at his circumstance and his own ability and then questioned God — while in the presence of God… he doubted what God could do through him based on his surroundings and his own capabilities. In Matthew 14:22-36 Peter looked at Jesus and what Jesus could do, and he walked on…

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Psalm 92:1-2 “It is a good thing to give thanks unto the Lord, and to sing praises unto thy name, O most High: To show forth thy lovingkindness in the morning, and thy faithfulness every night.” If you are like me this time of year is just a special time of year. It is a…

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Knowing in some humble measure, at least, the value of religion, let me also bring it before your attention. If you give yourself time to think, you will soon remember that you must die; and if you meditate one more moment, you will recollect that you have a soul, and that soul will never die,…

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Many times when the new 7th graders come into the Youth Department, there is a scary, inadequate, unsure feeling among them. Sometimes that first semester and even year is the hardest for them in Sunday School and ministry. It is our job as leaders to help to facilitate the transition into the teen department and…

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Objective: Get the tape measure to read 7 ft. Items Needed: Tape Measure Blindfold How To Play: One player is blindfolded then handed a tape measure. His only task is to pull the tape out and place his finger or stop pulling exactly on the 7 foot mark. The contestant closest to the 7 foot…

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I am a bus teen. I spent a few years in a youth group, I spent a few years in Bible College, and I’ve been working in the ministry for only a short while. Through those short years, I’ve seen every kind of teenager imaginable! I’ve seen bus teens, church teens, teens that walk in,…

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And be not drunk with wine, wherein is excess but be filled with the Spirit” Ephesians 5:18 There are several comparisons that we can make between a person who is filled with the Spirit. First, they are both under a power outside of themselves. Second, they are both fervent. An example is the disciples on…

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Genesis 3:1 “Now the serpent was more subtil than any beast of the field which the Lord God had made. And he said unto the woman, Yea, hath God said, Ye shall not eat of every tree of the garden?” Here we see Satan’s first action in the Bible: to cause God’s creation to question…

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Judges 3:9 “And when the children of Israel cried unto the LORD, the LORD raised up a deliverer to the children of Israel, who delivered them, even Othniel the son of Kenaz, Caleb’s younger brother.” Each generation needs spiritual leaders. Let me set the stage: All the great heroes had passed one. The stories of…

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