Joel Russow has written a new four-part Bible study for teens based on Colossians 3:12-15. Here he introduces the four parts, with several WELS teens sharing experiences that relate to his theme and messages.
1. REMEMBER WHO YOU ARE IN CHRIST.
“What changed in the past month?” I asked, after a major hurricane roared into town and ruined the community and church. The people’s laughter indicated that so much had changed! I asked a follow-up question, “Who hasn’t changed in the past month?” Together we remembered that “Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever” (Hebrews 13:8).
What has changed this past year? Your laughter or heartache might indicate that so much has changed. The year 2020, the teenage years in general, the canceled plans for the 2020 WELS International Youth Rally all reveal so many changes. But the Bible reveals a Savior who remains the same and who abides with us through all changes. His Word reminds us all who he is and has us remembering who we are in him.
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Authors: Multiple authors
Volume 107, Number 09
Issue: September 2020