Threshold Jr – Dec 12, 2012

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THIS WEEK (Grade 6-8)

Snoccer!
+ Just Like Jesus
What does it mean to Jesus our role model

&
SNOW + SOCCER = SNOCCER (Dress Warm)
*Optional.  Also hangout in The Cage

Wednesday December 12, 2012
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Church of the Rock 
Cost: FREE
(We offer have a Cafe that offers food/drink for purchase)

NEXT WEEK

Lookin Good Christmas Party
+ Just Like Jesus
We continue our look at being Just Like Jesus
+ dress up for our Christmas Party! Put on your best clothes
and come eat food and play Christmas games!

Wednesday December 19, 2012
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Church of the Rock 
Cost: FREE

COMING UP…

** No Threshold Jr Dec. 26 or Jan. 2 **

Saturday. Jan 5 –
Threshold Jr Winter Fun Day @ Harbor View
Details next week

 


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YOUTUBE DISCUSSION
The Trampoline Effect

Video: 
http://goo.gl/UzJi4Topic: 
PrayerBible: 
Matthew 7:7

Discussion starter:
Let’s state the obvious. This video is not 101 things to try on our next mission trip.

Trampolines work because energy is transferred when you push down, is stored briefly in the springs & bedding, then transferred back into your legs/body so that you get to bounce nearly as high, or even a little higher, than you’ve jumped. Typically, you get about as much energy back as you put into it. But with practice, skill… or a partner you actually get more energy out of it than you put in.

While not exactly the same it is similar to what happens when you pray. In Matthew 7, Jesus says, “Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.” In other words, you’ve got to work on it a little. Sometimes you need to knock on the door again and again in prayer, asking God to move something big. (Colossians 4:2-6; 1 Timothy 5:5) You’ve got to expect that you’ll get out of prayer what you put into it.

So when you are praying for something big, don’t be afraid to put a lot into it as you anticipate God providing a great, big answer.

3 Questions:

  1. If you could jump off a 3 story building onto a trampoline, would you?
  2. Have you ever prayed for something big and seen God answer?
  3. What are you persistently praying about?

Chew on this:
Why does it seem like I do all the talking when I pray?

 


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Church of the Rock
1397 Buffalo Place Winnipeg, MB R3T 1L6
Phone: (204)261-0070 or 1-877-700-ROCK (7625)
Email: tim@churchoftherock.ca (Tim Hamm)

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