Prayer: As we praise you, Lord, our hearts dance and sometimes our bodies do, too. Thank you for your love and forgiveness. Amen
Reading: Psalm 149 (Click to read text)
Stop and GROW: After reading the text, discuss/ponder the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America's Book of Faith questions, which are part of Camp Mount Luther's GROW Time with campers.
QUESTION 1: What scares, confuses, challenges, or doesn’t make sense to me in this text?
QUESTION 2: What delights me in this text or is my favorite part of the story?
QUESTION 3: What stories or memories does this text stir in me?
QUESTION 4: What is God up to in this text?
Reflection: One of the many things I like about going to camp is the singing after every meal, especially the songs that get us up and moving. Those are the best and really a lot of fun if you throw yourself into the spirit of it.
Psalm 149 encourages us to praise the Lord with dancing. Even though the secod half speaks of swords, chains and evil forces in the world, we can dance because we already know who wins: Jesus, our King of kings. Praise the Lord! --Ruth Gates
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