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Centrifuge Youth Camp: A re-cap

#1 The last time I went to youth camp was the year 2000...I was a counselor that year.
#2 Going back as a youth leader this year was an eye-opening experience...different, to say the least.

Centrifuge Camp 2015


All of us leaders were assigned a night to lead church group devotions, so I spent a little time preparing for this. 
The lessons were based on the theme for the camp, which was "Alive and Free," and the scripture used was the book of James.
Good materials to work with, so the planning was easy.

IV and I usually teach the 10th and 11th grade life group at our church so I used the Sunday before camp to prepare the students who were coming to camp for the theme of the week. 
I was suppose to teach from 1 John that day, and the Lord planned it just right because
1 John 1:3 says, 
"...indeed our fellowship is with the Father, and with His Son Jesus Christ. 4 These things we write, so that our joy may be made complete."This point, that our joy is complete…

Where is God?: notes to myself (part 3)

Where is God?:
notes to myself

Sometimes He seems to hide, but there's always an answer to every cry.

Psalm 10:1
1 Why do You stand afar off, O LORD? Why do You hide Yourself in times of trouble?

He hears us. Psalm 10:17-18 17 O Lord, You have heard the desire of the humble;
You will strengthen their heart, You will incline Your ear
18 To vindicate the orphan and the oppressed,
So that man who is of the earth will no longer cause terror.

Lamentation 3:44
44 You have covered Yourself with a cloud So that no prayer can pass through.

Do not fear! Lamentations 3:56-57 You have heard my voice,
“Do not hide Your ear from my prayer for relief,
From my cry for help.”
57 You drew near when I called on You;
You said, “Do not fear!”

Isaiah 45:15
15 Truly, You are a God who hides Himself, O God of Israel, Savior!

Turn to saved. Isaiah 45:22 22 “Turn to Me and be saved, all the ends of the earth;
For I am God, and there is no other.

Acts 17:24-25
24 The God who made the world and everything in it, being Lord of…