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Treasure

Where to start? We had a great weekend at Butlins Bognor Regis , helping out with the Youth event. Lee, Zoe and the Youth band were FANTASTIC - it was such a privilege to see what went on and to be part of it all as we prayed for the young people. We had fun with friends and family; the children loved the swimming pool, the amusements and the dodgems. Great food - and they even had lattes!

But the biggest thrill (and greatest challenge) was to see young people worship and be so responsive to the gospel. Their honesty and lack of pride as they came forward for prayer , was a powerful challenge to me for when I can so often be hard hearted, proud and independent.

Our youth band were terrific, we were so proud of them as they led us all in worshipping Jesus. One memorable song for me was "This is Life" with the chorus:
Treasures come and treasures can go in a moment
But Jesus You're eternally mine
You are all that I need
You are all that satisfies me
What can the world offer now?
This is life, this is hope I am free

Amazing truth for you, for me; for today and for tomorrow.

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Anonymous said…
Thanks to all at Kerith for your excellent service to the youth last weekend.My daughter who's 12 loved her time in the youth meetings at Butlins.God moved mightily in her.She went forward for prayer twice (something she's never done before)and is asking to be baptized.The song you quoted was her favourite,though she's been singing all of them.(She loves Ethos and hopes they will release a c.d)
(We're from ODC Sunbury by the way)

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