Tag Archives: Scouting Devotional

Devotional – A Scout is Helpful

You’ve heard that “a scout is helpful”, but have you considered how many times this concept of helping others is woven throughout our scouting ideals? Care to guess? We already mentioned that helpful is the third point of the Scout Law. … Continue reading

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Devotional – A Godly Scout is Respectable

Our scout troop is examining what the Bible would describe as a Godly man, and we’re comparing that to what our scouting ideals suggest an ideal scout should act like. [Note:  you don’t have to be Christian to be a … Continue reading

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Devotional – “Obey the Scout Law…”

The Scout Oath consists of three parts:  Duty to God; Duty to Others and Duty to Self.  The phrase “obey the scout law” follows “duty to country” and precedes “help other people at all times”.  While the positioning of the … Continue reading

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Devotional – “Help other people at all times…”

Part of the Scout Oath says that we’ll help other people at all times. At its’ face value this is very simple and easy to understand. Helping other people at all times is the basis for our Scout Slogan – … Continue reading

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Devotional – “…duty to country…”

As scouts, we commit ourselves to a way of living.  This method is outlined in our Oath, Promise or Pledge.  Our troop has been studying this Oath for several weeks and tonight we’re discussing and defining what it means to … Continue reading

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Devotional – A Scout is Clean

“Free from foreign matter or pollution” is one dictionary’s explanation of the word “clean”.   Another states that clean is to be “free from dirt or filth”. Clean can mean other things depending on the context in which it is used.  … Continue reading

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Devotional – A Scout is Brave

Who comes to mind when you think of people who exhibit “bravery”?  For me, bravery is most often linked to soldiers and emergency service providers such as police, fire or EMTs performing their best despite life or death circumstances.  That … Continue reading

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