Youth Week has come and gone
But the impact of it still remains.
Long after we return to “normal life”
Will we experience the impact made to us
By the week spent in the company of the Godly.
Young in the faith and spiritually mature
Came together with one purpose;
To experience the presence of the Living God.
What a great place to be.
The presence of The Lord,
The atmosphere, the time,
The moment where the gateway between heaven and earth is established.
This is Eden, this is what we experienced.
We sung songs to glorify the Father.
We hearkened our hearts to the Spirit.
We proclaimed our gratitude to the Son.
We raised our hands high in worship.
We raised our hands high.
We touched heaven,
His presence descended on us.
And now we are charged to carry His presence to the world in which we live.
And that we do gladly.
Through His Spirit.
Through His love, grace, mercy, favor and wisdom.
Daily devotion was worth our while.
Many things we learned.
Follow, the One who is the author of life.
Follow, the One who came down and showed us how to live.
Believe, the One who created all.
Believe, the One who our very existence is whose plan from eternity past.
Obey, the One who leads and directs for our own good.
Obey, the One who sets free those held captive by the evils of this world.
That one thing, which He has placed in our hearts to release.
That one thing, which He directs us to achieve.
At the Tabernacle we sung to praise, to worship and to offer our thanksgiving.
At the Tabernacle we learned to draw close to Him.
For we are His plan and He ours.
For us there is #NoPlanB.
He is our only plan and we His.
Yes He can get things done without us but we choose to be the ones He uses.
Sports we played.
Adventure we experienced.
Laughter we shared.
Moments we enjoyed.
Memories we made.
Relationships we created.
Bonds we tightened.
His presence we enjoyed.
Thank you Lord for directing our steps.
For Your Word tells us;
“The steps of the righteous are ordered of The Lord.”
“We are the righteousness of God through Christ.”
Thank you YFC leaders and staff.
Thank you Youth Week committee (especially for the personal invite to be a part of this).
Thank you Youth Week crew (front of house and behind the scenes).
Thank you for the Word (Teacher Abi Ranyane, Ps Howard Fisher and Ps Rob Mallan). We honor you.
Thank you fellow leaders for your servitude. You are all making a difference.
Thank you campers for your presence and willingness to seek first the Kingdom of God and His righteousness.
You are all doing great work, do not come down and allow this work to stop.
To God be the glory.
© BG Mthethwa