The deliverance of our youth may be predicated on our willingness to be humble.
Comfort others and be comforted by the fact that we must trust and believe that God knows what is best for us, and everything He allows us to experience is intended to shape us into the beings He wants us to be.
It doesn't matter what kind of gifts you have. Without love as the motivating factor behind the use of these gifts, they are worth absolutely nothing.
Sometimes we’re put in situations where we believe God has given us assignment but somehow we don’t believe we have enough resources to carry out that assignment. The key is to remember that we serve a God who will supply all our needs.
In looking at the passage, we must understand that everyone has a situation or burden that they might be carrying. So we can never forget: Although situations may seem impossible for us, God can make all things possible.
Every young person may not grow up the same way. But the components of building our youth into great leaders of tomorrow are the same, and those components can be found in God's word.
Jesus raises the bar by not just requiring people to love one another according to the law but to love one another the way He loved them. And He loved with a sacrificial heart.
One of the first things we need to do as we ask the Lord to open our eyes as we interact with our youth of this generation is we should be instructing them that they are at war, because they're not battling against flesh and blood (people). It's much bigger than that.
If we can look at the questions that the youth are asking, we can get better idea not only of what they’re lacking but where they stand and where they lack knowledge in the sense of God’s justice.
God’s true people will all realize that ultimately, regardless of any external circumstances, we can trust in His love, His power, and His inherent goodness.