Posts by yplife

The Privileged Life

Heb.11:24-27  “By faith Moses, when he was come to years, refused to be called the son of Pharaoh’s daughter; Choosing rather to suffer affliction with the people of God, than to enjoy the pleasures of sin for a season; Esteeming the reproach of Christ greater riches than the treasures in Egypt: for he had respect…

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Why Trimmest Thou Thy Way?

Jeremiah 2:33 “Why trimmest thou thy way to seek love? therefore hast thou also taught the wicked ones thy ways.”          There is an interesting question in verse 33. God asks Israel, “Why trimmest thou thy way to seek love?” This is an interesting question considering the verses leading up to it.…

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Traffic Yam

Objective: Get the Yam to the finish line. Items Needed: YAMS, Painter’s tape How To Play: Give each player a raw yam (sweet potato) and have them put it on the ground on one side of the room. Players must race to get their yam from one side of the room to cross a line…

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Ancient Paths

Proverbs 22:28 “Remove not the ancient landmark, which thy fathers have set.”          This passage is being spoken specifically about land possessed and markers that have been put in place to show property boundaries. But the principle here also applies to life in general the landmarks are ancient. The lessons learned and guidelines…

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Mortify Your Members

Colossians 3:5a “MORTIFY therefore your members which are upon the earth;” MORTIFY: 1. to make dead, to put to death, slay 2. Impotent 3. To deprive of power, destroy the strength of         It seems that, being more familiar with the affairs of this life (2 Tim 2:4) than we are with…

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ROBE or TOWEL

John 13:16 “Verily, verily, I say unto you, The servant is not greater than his lord; neither he that is sent greater than he that sent him.”          Here we have Jesus washing the feet of His disciples. He gets to Peter, and attempts to wash his feet. In an attempt to…

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As Dear Children

Ephesians 5:1“Be ye therefore followers of God, as dear children;”          When I was a kid, I was up late one summer night bugging my older sister Becky, like I did all the other times. She was trying to watch her favorite show, while I wanted her to play with me. So…

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Defying Gravity 

Objective: Be the Only Contestant Standing at the end of the buzzer! Items Needed: Balloons How To Play: Give each player three balloons. They have to keep all three balloons up in the air for a minute. They are allowed to hit other players balloons, this adds extra excitement. Do not tell them this til…

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Dead End Twice

Proverbs 3:6 “In all thy ways acknowledge Him and He shall direct thy paths.”          Our youth group was packed onto one of our buses and we were merrily on our way to “the Stadium.” An exciting night was ahead there for us at this new sports center just 20 minutes north…

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What Will You Get From The Garden?

Matt 26:36-50 Here we read the story of Jesus going to the Garden of Gethsemane to pray. This particular night, was the last time Jesus would enter the garden of Gethsemane. What did Jesus get from the Garden? (vs. 39,42,44) Jesus got surrender from the garden. He prayed “Not my will, but thine be done”…

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