Pray For Your Enemies An Edge Issue Night on the Conversion of Heart About This Night The Edge Night begins with a Gather game where the youth race, relay style, to change hearts of stone to hearts filled with love. The Proclaim outlines how in a world filled with so much conflict, we are called to have no fear, to pray for our enemies, and to desire the conversion of hearts back to God. The Break gives the youth an opportunity to pray for their enemies and to reflect on times in their own lives when they may have been someone’s enemy. The Send provides the youth with an opportunity to review everything they have learned this semester. Goal of This Night The goal of this Edge Night is for the youth to learn about the importance of following the example of Jesus Christ in praying for our enemies and the conversion of hearts. Catechism # 386 # 412 # 2297 # 2314 # 2629 - 2633 Scripture Matthew 5:44 Luke 6:27 -31 Luke 6:23 -43 Isaiah 41:13 Isaiah 43:1 Psalms 23:4 Philippians 4:6 -7 Romans 8:15 Key Concepts – When we are faced with war and terrorism, and even smaller scale conflicts in our schools or towns, we must remember that God is bigger than all of the bad things that are happening. He is still a good God in the midst of all the suffering. – Jesus Christ prayed for all those who had tortured Him and crucified Him from the cross before He died, saying, “Father, forgive them; for they know not what they do” (Luke 23:34). He calls us, too, to pray for our enemies. – God asks us to have a heart like His that loves the sinner and desires the conversion of everyone, that all would turn away from their sins and back to God. End of Free Preview Thanks for reviewing this Edge Night! If you would like the full version of this resource please sign in. If you are signed in and still can't download this resource, please contact parish support in the chat below.