My 10 year old son, Colton, is working on his scout badges. One of the requirements is to remember the “Scout Law” which is a commitment to 12 virtues.

TRUSTWORTHY
LOYAL
HELPFUL
FRIENDLY
COURTEOUS
KIND
OBEDIENT
CHEERFUL
THRIFTY
BRAVE
CLEAN
REVERENT
Who can argue with this as a firm foundation for youth (and adults) of all generations? Nonetheless, we find Paul in Romans 7 admitting that we are powerless to keep the law or perhaps even the scout law without some supernatural help.

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