The Summer Growth Challenge 2015 project is written by Kevin Kusunoki. He loves mentoring students, watching baseball and reliving his days as the frontman of a boy-band.
I know you wouldn’t believe me, but chapter 2 is really a message of hope. Reading a chapter about judgement and false teachers is difficult when you forget about the message of hope and rescue that lies within it.
I found a song that really speaks to this idea. And I hope that it will continue to encourage you as you spend the next few weeks in this chapter! Here is an excerpt:
God is not pleased, man
It's clear that His standards missed
The world is running rampant with sin, it's an abandonment
Man is feeling stranded, feeling hopeless since his banishment
God is angry at the distortion and the mismanagement
Evil is at work, but don't be thinking He can't handle it
He promised He would do away with all of it, dismantle it
He's put up with this damage in His world, but He's promised us
That He'll destroy all His enemies and then He'll walk with us
New Heaven, new Earth that's where all His sheep dwell
Cause Jesus succeeded in every part of life that we failed
Died the death we couldn't die, paid our price with 3 nails
Began the work He promised, in the end we all will be well
Already beat his enemies and when His Kingdom's realized
All those who oppose Him will see Jesus with some real eyes
Deliverance is offered us, the hero He is urging us
Salvation is exclusive to His people who have turned to trust
(Find full song here.)
Follow along with our summer memorization plan here!