We just returned from our youth retreat and had a great weekend! Jon Manafo was our speaker and we were challenged with the Jesus Creed from Mark 12:28-33:
28One of the teachers of the law came and heard them debating. Noticing that Jesus had given them a good answer, he asked him, “Of all the commandments, which is the most important?”
29“The most important one,” answered Jesus, “is this: ‘Hear, O Israel, the Lord our God, the Lord is one.a]”>[a] 30Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.’b]”>[b] 31The second is this: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’c]”>[c]There is no commandment greater than these.”
32“Well said, teacher,” the man replied. “You are right in saying that God is one and there is no other but him. 33To love him with all your heart, with all your understanding and with all your strength, and to love your neighbor as yourself is more important than all burnt offerings and sacrifices.”
Lesson 1: Hear/Listen; God is ONE (1+1=1)
Lesson 2: Love God with all your heart, soul, mind, and strength.
Lesson 3: Love Others
On Friday evening, the girls were planning to get the boys. They waited until 4am, Saturday morning, to setup a prank. Of course you wanna see it, so here is the video: