YOUNG ADULTS

Empowering Young People to seek God among their peers.

The Character And Fruits of a Young-Adult in Christ

Abundant life

  • John 10:10:
    The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full.

Cleanliness

  • 2 Corinthians 7:1
    Since we have these promises, dear friends, let us purify ourselves from everything that contaminates body and spirit, perfecting holiness out of reverence for God.
     

Contentment

  • Philippians 4:11-13
    I am not saying this because I am in need, for I have learned to be content whatever the circumstances. I know what it is to be in need, and I know what it is to have plenty. I have learned the secret of being content in any and every situation, whether well fed or hungry, whether living in plenty or in want. I can do everything through him who gives me strength.
     

Courage

  • Psalm 27:14
    Wait for the LORD; be strong and take heart and wait for the LORD.
     

Faith

            Mark 11:22-24

            “Have[a] faith in God,” Jesus answered. “I tell you the truth, if anyone says to this mountain, ‘Go,

             throw yourself into the sea,’ and does not doubt in his heart but believes that what he says will       happen, it will be done for him. Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask for in prayer, believe that you have   received it, and it will be yours.

Faithfulness

  • Matthew 25:23
    His master replied, ‘Well done, good and faithful servant! You have been faithful with a few things; I will put you in charge of many things. Come and share your master’s happiness!’

Forgiveness

  • Mark 11:25-26
    And when you stand praying, if you hold anything against anyone, forgive him, so that your Father in heaven may forgive you your sins.”

Freedom

  • John 8:31-36
    To the . Jews who had believed him, Jesus said, “If you hold to my teaching, you are really my disciples. Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.”
    They answered him, “We are Abraham’s descendants[a] and have never been slaves of anyone. How can you say that we shall be set free?”
    Jesus replied, “I tell you the truth, everyone who sins is a slave to sin. Now a slave has no permanent place in the family, but a son belongs to it forever. So if the Son sets you free, you will be free indeed.
     

Godliness

  • Titus 2:11-14
    For the grace of God that brings salvation has appeared to all men. It teaches us to say “No” to ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live self-controlled, upright and godly lives in this present age, while we wait for the blessed hope—the glorious appearing of our great God and Savior, Jesus Christ, who gave himself for us to redeem us from all wickedness and to purify for himself a people that are his very own, eager to do what is good
     

Happiness

  • Matthew 5:3-12
    “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted. Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth. Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled. Blessed are the merciful, for they will be shown mercy. Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God. Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called sons of God. Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
    “Blessed are you when people insult you, persecute you and falsely say all kinds of evil against you because of me. Rejoice and be glad, because great is your reward in heaven, for in the same way they persecuted the prophets who were before you
     

Holiness

  • 1 Peter 1:13-16
    Therefore, prepare your minds for action; be self-controlled; set your hope fully on the grace to be given you when Jesus Christ is revealed. As obedient children, do not conform to the evil desires you had when you lived in ignorance. But just as he who called you is holy, so be holy in all you do; for it is written: “Be holy, because I am holy.”
     

Honesty

  • 2 Corinthians 8:21
    For we are taking pains to do what is right, not only in the eyes of the Lord but also in the eyes of men
     

Honor: Parents, others

  • Ephesians 6:1-3
    Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. “Honor your father and mother”—which is the first commandment with a promise— “that it may go well with you and that you may enjoy long life on the earth

 

  • 1 Peter 2:17
    Show proper respect to everyone: Love the brotherhood of believers, fear God, honor the king
     

 

Love

  • Luke 10:27
    He answered: ‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind'[a]; and, ‘Love your neighbour as yourself.’
     

Kindness

  • Colossians 3:12-13
    Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience. 13Bear with each other and forgive whatever grievances you may have against one another. Forgive as the Lord forgave you
     

Overcoming

  • John 16:33
    “I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.”
     

Patience

  • Hebrews 10:36
    You need to persevere so that when you have done the will of God, you will receive what he has promised.
     

Peacefulness

  • John 14:27
    Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.

 

  • Romans 12:18
    If it is possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone
     

 

Pure thinking

  • Philippians 4:8
    Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things.
     

Reading the Bible

  • John 5:39
    You diligently study[a] the Scriptures because you think that by them you possess eternal life. These are the Scriptures that testify about me
     
  • Psalm 1:2
    But his delight is in the law of the LORD, and on his law he meditates day and night.

 

  • Psalm 119:97
    Oh, how I love your law! I meditate on it all day long.

 

Sincerity

  • Philippians 1:9-10
    And this is my prayer: that your love may abound more and more in knowledge and depth of insight, so that you may be able to discern what is best and may be pure and blameless until the day of Christ,

Steadfastness

  • 1 Corinthians 15:58
    Therefore, my dear brothers, stand firm. Let nothing move you. Always give yourselves fully to the work of the Lord, because you know that your labor in the Lord is not in vain.
     

Temperance

  • 1 Thessalonians 5:6-8So then, let us not be like others, who are asleep, but let us be alert and self-controlled. For those who sleep, sleep at night, and those who get drunk, get drunk at night. But since we belong to the day, let us be self-controlled, putting on faith and love as a breastplate, and the hope of salvation as a helmet.
     

Trust

  • Psalm 37:3-5
    Trust in the LORD and do good; dwell in the land and enjoy safe pasture. Delight yourself in the LORD and he will give you the desires of your heart. Commit your way to the LORD; trust in him and he will do this
     

Truth

  • John 14:6
    Jesus answered, “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.

 

  • John 17:17
    Sanctify them by the truth; your word is truth.

 

 

  • Ephesians 4:14-15
    Then we will no longer be infants, tossed back and forth by the waves, and blown here and there by every wind of teaching and by the cunning and craftiness of men in their deceitful scheming. Instead, speaking the truth in love, we will in all things grow up into him who is the Head, that is, Christ.
     

 

Victory

  • 1 Corinthians 15:57
    But thanks be to God! He gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.

 

  • 1 John 5:4
    for everyone born of God overcomes the world. This is the victory that has overcome the world, even our faith
     

 

Worship

  • John 4:23-24
    Yet a time is coming and has now come when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth, for they are the kind of worshipers the Father seeks. 24God is spirit, and his worshipers must worship in spirit and in truth.”
     

Zeal

  • Romans 12:11
    Never be lacking in zeal, but keep your spiritual fervor, serving the Lord.