The final morning main hall session urged the teens to take all they had learnt throughout the week, apply it to their lives and as a result transform their families, their schools, their communities, and even the world!
Jeremiah 9:24 states: “I am the Lord, who exercises kindness, justice and righteousness on earth, for in these I delight.”
“We are the people who bring no more injustice in the world,” Debs explained. “It is not OK as God’s people to allow the enemy’s plan for injustice and pain to flourish in this world.”
The teens were reminded of Paul’s prayer in Ephesians 1, which they heard at the start of TeenStreet. It states that the “riches of God’s grace” are “lavished on us with all wisdom and understanding.” These are real riches – riches you can’t count, which should be shared all around us.
One line of the Lord’s Prayer states that God’s Kingdom will come on earth. “People can taste the riches of heaven because of you,” said Josh. “Maybe we could be the people God uses to bring an end to injustice!”
In our broken world there are many examples of injustice, therefore it’s easy to become overwhelmed and fear that we cannot make a difference. However some of the programme team shared personal stories of hope when they stood against injustice around the world.
“I am not the answer to the problem, but God will use me,” Debs told the teens. “It’s very overwhelming but all I can do is listen to God’s voice.”
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