For today's devotional, again we will use the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America's Book of Faith questions, which will also be a big part of Camp Mount Luther's GROW Time with campers this summer. First, read the passage and then discuss the four questions below. Conclude by reading the reflection and ponder the quote presented.
Reading: John 2: 1-12
QUESTION 1: What scares, confuses, or challenges me in this text? (or for younger kids, which part of the story doesn’t make sense to me?)
QUESTION 2: What delights me in this text? (or for younger kids, what is my favorite part of the story?)
QUESTION 3: What stories or memories does this text stir in me? (or for younger kids, what does this story remind me of?)
QUESTION 4: What is God up to in this text? (or for younger kids, what is God or Jesus doing in this story?)
June is a big month for weddings. I know many people who tied the knot this month. I don't know how the tradition of having weddings in June started but I would suspect it has something to do with warmer, summer weather.
Weddings mark the start of a new life together for two people. They are joined and become one. Jesus also began a new life at a wedding. The wedding at Cana was where Jesus performed his first miracle. It was there that He revealed His glory and the disciples believed in Him.
The next time you attend a wedding remember what Jesus did in Cana. He provided what the wedding guests needed. He provides what we need today. --Chad Hershberger, Camp Mount Luther Director
Closing: Discuss or reflect on this quote from Rusty Berkus, "There comes that mysterious meeting in life wh
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