Seal Lessons & Scripture Links

I like this: 10 Life Lessons From a Navy Seal.  It certainly wasn’t hard to find a few perfect verses to hook with each of his points.  Here’s the list that first come to mind.  Maybe this will be a mini devotional series ahead with the kids?  We’ll see. (Feel free to add more verses that come to your mind in the comments below.)

#1. If you want to change the world, start off by making your bed.

 Colossians 3:23

Ephesians 6:7

1 Corinthians 10:31

#2. If you want to change the world, find someone to help you paddle.

Genesis 2:18

Mark 6:7

Matthew 18:20

Luke 10:1

1 Chronicles 11:17-19

#3. If you want to change the world, measure a person by the size of their heart, not the size of their flippers.

1 Samuel 16:7

Luke 16:15

#4. If you want to change the world get over being a sugar cookie and keep moving forward.

Psalm 119:96

Isaiah 64:6,8

Psalm 8:3,4

Psalm 144:3, 4

Romans 7:18

#5. But if you want to change the world, don’t be afraid of the circuses.

1 Peter 1:7

Job 23:10

James 1:3

1 Peter 4:12, 13

Psalm 66:10-12

Proverbs 17:3

Isaiah 48:10

John 16:33

#6. If you want to change the world sometimes you have to slide down the obstacle head first.

Isaiah 55:8

Proverbs 3:5,6

Psalm 37:23,24

#7. So, if you want to change the world, don’t back down from the sharks.

1 Corinthians 15:57, 58

Daniel 3:17,18

1 Corinthians 16:13

Ephesians 6:10-17

#8. If you want to change the world, you must be your very best in the darkest moment.

2 Corinthians 4:8-10

1 John 1:7

Proverbs 24:16

Ephesians 5:8

#9. So, if you want to change the world, start singing when you’re up to your neck in mud.

Habakkuk 3:17,18

Acts 16:25

Colossians 3:16

Ephesians 5:19,20

#10. If you want to change the world don’t ever, ever ring the bell.

Galatians 6:9

2 Timothy 2:10 & 12

2 Corinthians 4:16-18

Romans 8:18

Romans 5:3-5


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