S.L.A.M.
Students Living a Message

SLAM NEWSLETTER

March 26, 2007
Contents
1. Something for Your Heart
2. Surf Report
3. Forgettable Fact
4. Potent Quotables
5. Parting Shot

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1. SOMETHING FOR YOUR HEART
GOD’S STORY–ON YOUR OWN

A Sampler from John’s Gospel

Thirsty? (John 7:37-52)

On the last and greatest day of the Festival, Jesus stood and said in a loud voice, “Let anyone who is thirsty come to me and drink. Whoever believes in me, as Scripture has said, rivers of living water will flow from within them.” By this he meant the Spirit, whom those who believed in him were later to receive. Up to that time the Spirit had not been given, since Jesus had not yet been glorified.
On hearing his words, some of the people said, “Surely this man is the Prophet.”
Others said, “He is the Messiah.”

Still others asked, “How can the Messiah come from Galilee? Does not Scripture say that the Messiah will come from David’s descendants and from Bethlehem, the town where David lived?” Thus the people were divided because of Jesus. Some wanted to seize him, but no one laid a hand on him.

Finally the temple guards went back to the chief priests and the Pharisees, who asked them, “Why didn’t you bring him in?”
“No one ever spoke the way this man does,” the guards replied.
“You mean he has deceived you also?” the Pharisees retorted. “Have any of the rulers or of the Pharisees believed in him? No! But this mob that knows nothing of the law–there is a curse on them.”

Nicodemus, who had gone to Jesus earlier and who was one of their own number, asked, “Does our law condemn a man without first hearing him to find out what he has been doing?”
They replied, “Are you from Galilee, too? Look into it, and you will find that a prophet does not come out of Galilee.”

HMMM…
How important is it to actually be thirsty for life when you come to Jesus?

2. SURF REPORT

~ 3Story: Check out the website created to help you tell God’s story, your story, and connect those to your friends’ stories. http://www.3story.org/start/

~ Nintendo Arcade: Kill some time on Spring Break with these fun, free games!
http://www.nintendo.com/arcade

3. FORGETTABLE FACT

A snail can sleep for three years.

4. POTENT QUOTABLES

“We are all worms. But I do believe I am a glowworm.” – Winston Churchill

“There is within every soul a thirst for happiness and meaning.” — Thomas Aquinas

5. PARTING SHOT

Why would anyone want to take a break from Spring?

copyright 2007 :: Youth Specialties

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