Camping 101, V: Fire

 According to the Camper’s Guide (Bible), fire is essential.  camp fireEvery Camper needs a fire to keep warm by and to keep predators at bay.  It’s also handy for toasting marshmallows and hot dogs.

So, here’s three fire tips from the Camper’s Guidebook (Bible) to keep your hears warm:

1. Campers needs to be careful with fire…

It can quickly get out of hand ~~ “Likewise the tongue is a small part of the body, but it makes great boasts. Consider what a great forest is set on fire by a small spark.  The tongue also is a fire, a world of evil among the parts of the body.  It corrupts the whole person, sets the whole course of his life on fire, and is itself set on fire by hell.” James 3:5-6

2. Campers need to be careful to keep their fires lit ~~ “Be joyful always; pray continually; give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.  Do not put out the Spirit’s fire…hold onto the good.  Avoid every kind of evil.” 1 Thessalonians 5:16-22

3. A camper should never play with fire (sin)~~ “Can a man scoop fire into his lap without his clothes being burned? Can a man walk on hot coals without his feet being scorched?”  Proverbs 6:27

Need help starting a fire? Kindling and matches


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