Posts by yplife

Bring the Hammer!

Jeremiah 23:29 “Is not my word like as a fire? saith the Lord; and like a hammer that breaketh the rock in pieces?” What a wonderful book the Bible is! The Bible is our guide book according to Joshua 1:8. The Bible is for doctrine, reproof, correction, and instruction in righteousness according to II Timothy…

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Hover board Racing

Objective: Be the first to finish Items Needed: Hover boards (2-4), course for racing How To Play: Pretty simple game. You have as many people as you have hover boards race to the finish line (or around an object and back). *You can change the course up by adding things to go around to make…

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Keep the Fire Going

Leviticus 6:13 “The fire shall ever be burning upon the altar; it shall never go out.” Hello teenager, can I talk very seriously with you for the next few minutes? If you are like many Christian teens, then sometime this summer you attended a youth rally, a conference, or camp and made a new or…

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Importance of the Testimony

Acts 15:1-4 – “And certain men which came down from Judaea taught the brethren, and said, Except ye be circumcised after the manner of Moses, ye cannot be saved. When therefore Paul and Barnabas had no small dissension and disputation with them, they determined that Paul and Barnabas, and certain other of them, should go up…

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Exercising Your Senses

Hebrews 5:14 “But strong meat belongeth to them that are of full age, even those who by reason of use have their senses exercised to discern both good and evil.” Esau is wrong. Jacob didn’t take away his birthright. Esau gave it away for a bowl of soup. Nobody can take away your joy today, but you…

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The Beauty of Blushing

The term “blushing bride” used to be a compliment, an expression used to describe the reaction of a chaste young woman about to become a wife. Blushing was symbolic of her purity and modesty. This expression seems to have gone out of vogue, along with the virtue and discretion it symbolized. Sadly, in its place,…

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The Value of Labor

Proverbs 14:23 “In all labour there is profit: but the talk of the lips tendeth only to penury.” My parents taught me the value of labor. Both of my parents never allowed me to whine or avoid work because they knew how it would help me through life. My father would often have people in…

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THE BIBLE: God’s Love Letter To Us

Why do we have a Bible? Who wrote the Bible? How do we know the Bible is true? Over the years, these are just a few questions that well-meaning teenagers have asked. These teenagers were not being critical, but were just inquisitive and hungry for answers. I believe this shows that there are more questions…

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Hungry Hippos

Objective: Get the most balls Items Needed: Small\Medium Baskets, rope, flat moving dolly, small plastic balls How To Play: One player lies down on the rolling cart with a rope attached to it to pull it back (this is the hippo). The player holds a basket in front of them to collect balls from the…

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Have I Done My Best for Jesus?

Edward Spencer was a student at Garrett Biblical Institute in Evanston, Illinois, on Lake Michigan. On the morning of September 8, 1860, Ed heard the news that the Lady Elgin, an overloaded steamship, had collided with the lumber-hauling schooner Augusta, and had sunk. People were drowning, and nothing could be done because of the heavy waves and strong currents. Ed…

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