Reading: Joshua 24: 1-25 (Click to read text)
Reflection: In the Bible, I've often found passages like this. They recount Bible stories from the past. They remind us what has happened in God's story over the ages.
When I read this story today, I thought about how often we see these passages in the Bible. And I was reminded that no matter how much we've heard the old, old stories, it is important to hear them again and again and be reminded of God's faithfulness.
Lately, I've been thinking about the children and youth of today. Are they hearing these important stories of Adam, Eve, Noah, Moses, Abraham, Sarah, Ruth, Daniel, and David? Of course that list could go on and on. With the decline of Sunday schools, camp enrollment decreasing, and kids not attending church as they used to, I'm wondering how they are hearing these stories.
And so today I challenge you to think of a youngster that you can tell one of the stories to. Share God's great story and how ordinary people became extraordinary because of their relationship with God. Maybe even share your own story. Pass down the faith! --Chad Hershberger, Camp Mount Luther Director
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