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A Youth Group Devotional

Two Sunday's ago our Sunday school split into groups and each group wrote a short devotional about a particular verse. I would like to share my groups: Scripture: Mark 3:13-21, 31-35   In this scripture, the verses talk about your spiritual family versus your physical family. Verse 35 says, "For whoever does the will of God, he is my brother and sister and mother." This points out that if you have been accepted the Lord as your savior, you are one of his brothers or sisters! Even though you have a family here on earth, they may not always be there, in ministry, for you. Whether or not you are part of a Christian family, your earthly family can get in the way of your spiritual relationship with God. Your spiritual family goes away beyond your physical family.    Biological family is important to most everyone. Family encourages you and is with you all the time. Your family knows you better than anyone. However, have you ever thought of your spiritual family? The

Ecclesiastes 3:2-4

A time to be born and a time to die, a time to plant and a time to uproot, a time to kill and a time to heal, a time to tear down and a time to build up, a time to weep and a time to laugh, a time to mourn and a time to dance, Ecclesiastes 3:2-4 Now this is a little long but so worth sharing. I've been having a pretty bad week filled with anxiety and panic and yesterday I broke down. My dad looked up a few of these verses and was telling me that there is a time to weep and a time to laugh, a time to break down and a time to build back up.  God knows that He gave us these emotions and He understands that there will be times when we just need to break down and cry. There will be a time to mourn and a time to have a mental breakdown. But then He gives us a time to laugh, a time to dance and have fun, a time to build up others and yourself. In those moments when your over flowing with laughter, when your with your best friends and on top of the world remember that