Litany of Scriptures and Scout Law
(Congregation reads scripture, Scouts read Law)
Congregation: You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor. (Exodus 20:16)
Scouts: A Scout is trustworthy.
Congregation: He who is faithful in a very little thing is faithful also in much; and he who is unrighteous in a very little thing is unrighteous also in much. (Luke 16:10)
Scouts: A Scout is loyal.
Congregation: For the poor will never cease to be in the land; therefore I command you, saying, 'You shall freely open your hand to your brother, to your needy and poor in your land.' (Deuteronomy 15:11)
Scouts: A Scout is helpful.
Congregation: Love one another with mutual affection; outdo one another in showing honor. (Romans 12:10)
Scouts: A Scout is friendly.
Congregation: Remind them to speak evil of no one, to avoid quarreling, to be gentle, and to show courtesy to everyone. (Titus 3:2)
Scouts: A Scout is courteous.
Congregtion: Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ has forgiven you. (Ephesians 4:32)
Scouts: A Scout is kind.
Congregation: Children obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. Honor your father and mother. (Ephesians 6:1-2a)
Scouts: A Scout is obedient.
Congregation: A glad heart makes a cheerful countenance, but by sorrow of heart the spirit is brokes. (Proverbs 15:13)
Scouts: A Scout is cheerful.
Congregation: Go to the ant, O sluggard; observe her ways and be wise. Which, having no chief, officer or ruler, prepares her food in the summer and gathers her provision in the harvest. (Proverbs 6:6-8)
Scouts: A Scout is thrifty.
Congregation: Be strong and of good courage, do not fear or be in dread of them; for it is the Lord your God who goes with you; he will not fail you or forsake you. (Deuteronomy 31:6)
Scouts: A Scout is brave.
Congregation: Who shall ascend the hill of the Lord? And who shall stand in his holy place? He how has clean hands and a pure heart, who does not lift up his soul to what is false, and does not swear deceitfully. (Psalm 24:3-4)
Scouts: A Scout is clean.
Congregation: And you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and all your soul, and with all your mind, and with all your strength. (Mark 12:30)
Scouts: A Scout is reverent, he is reverent toward God. He is faithful in his religious duties and respects the convictions of others in matters of custom and religion.