The salvation of youth through Jesus Christ. We understand youth ministry to be that work of the church that is conducted for, with, and by young people.
The Advent message to all the world in my generation.
The love of Christ constrains me.
Loving the Lord Jesus, I promise to take an active part in the youth ministry of the church, doing what I can to help others and to finish the work of the Gospel in all the world.
The Advent Message to all the world in my generation.
The love of Christ compels us.
By the grace of God,
I will be pure and kind and true.
I will keep the Pathfinder Law.
I will be a servant of God
and a friend to man.
The Pathfinder Law is for me to:
1. Keep the morning watch.
2. Do my honest part.
3. Care for my body.
4. Keep a level eye.
5. Be courteous and obedient.
6. Walk softly in the sanctuary.
7. Keep a song in my heart.
8. Go on God's errands.
Because Jesus loves me, I can always do my best.
· Be obedient
· Be pure
· Be true
· Be kind
· Be respectful
· Be attentive
· Be helpful
· Be cheerful
· Be thoughtful
· Be reverent
The Advent Message to All the World in My Generation
My relationship to Jesus Christ is of such a nature that it compels me to share with any who will receive it, the gospel—the good news of His soon return. Motto
The Love of Christ Constrains Me
I am drawn to Him by His exemplary life, the symbolic act of His crucifixion, His conquering resurrection, and His promise of an earth made new in the pattern of the original creation. The closer I find myself to Him, the closer I find myself identifying with the needs of my fellow human beings.
Steps to Christ Summary
Steps to Christ concentrates on God's inclusive love for His people and His merciful nature. Ellen White addresses how we can all be saved by grace and how we can become better Christians. She dedicates each chapter to describe ways to get closer to God, following a set of steps that require higher and higher dedication and more understanding of God's wisdom. The first chapter if the book, “God’s love for Man” illustrates the quality of God’s love. His acceptance can be seen when we look around us and to the nature that surrounds us to then understand a little more about God and his mercy. Through sin we broke “God’s rule of love” yet in his infinite mercy he gave his only begotten son to pay the price for our redemption. This is God’s love for us. The second chapter of the book,” The Sinner’s Need of Christ” speaks about how through sin man became disobedient. In his sinful state he could no longer find communion with God, be in harmony with him. This has caused a separation between man and God. The third chapter of the book, “Repentance”, describes how we should repent from our sins. It shows us the difference between true repentance and repentance lead by the fear of punishment for transgression. Jesus can restore and cleanse all those who want to be purified and recognize that this can only be done through Him and in Him. The author also mentions that the Holy Spirit also moves those who do not know of the power of God but understand the wickedness of their sins. The fourth chapter of the book,” Confession”, illustrates that for confession to be genuine there must be a humble acceptance of guilt for actions. There must be a sincere desire without deception and hypocrisy. The fifth chapter of the book,” Consecration”, speaks about the surrendering of oneself wholeheartedly in order to be restored to His likeness. It goes on to emphasis that there must be a deep love of Christ and an earnest desire to yield all to Him. Steps to Christ is a book that concentrates...
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