By Sally D. Sharpe
This booklet deals a year’s worthy of brief day-by-day devotional readings written particularly for today’s teenagers. although it is a diversified team with quite a few wishes and pursuits, they're sojourners jointly on a typical journey—one that comes with many related stories, phases, and transitions that every of them has been via, is at present facing, or will wade through at a while sooner or later. The younger grownup years are a time of swap and problem, a time of looking and looking, a time of exploration and discovery—in brief, a time of large chance for private and religious development. As readers make their means throughout the publication, encountering a unique author or staff of writers every month, they'll locate useful and religious insights, encouragement, and a feeling of camaraderie for the adventure.
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Either way, if we keep walking, always looking upward to Jesus, nothing can compare with the view from heaven. Whether or not we saw glimpses of what God was doing on our way up, the view from the top is going to be beyond description, and that makes all our labors worth it. Prayer Focus: Do you feel as if all your work for the Lord is fruitless? Pray that God will give you the perseverance to keep walking and the faith to know that when you get to heaven, you will see that all your labors have not been in vain.
The problem is that our hearts are often more calloused than our feet. Having been hurt before, the heart begins to harden so that the thorns of life don’t cut as deep or hurt as bad. Yet we cannot truly experience love or joy or any good thing without risking pain as well; for it is only when we open our hearts, when we take the chance of being hurt, that we’re able to love and be loved. Prayer Focus: Do I have a heart of stone or flesh? January 30 The Comfort Zone Not that I have already attained, or am already perfected; but I press on, that I may lay hold of that for which Christ Jesus has also laid hold of me.
I have never in my life seen children get so ex-cited about something. When we had to leave, they were very sad, and many started to whine and complain. Isn’t that how we act with God? ” It’s when things start to get harder and the “bubbles” of life begin to pop that we immediately whine and complain, forgetting to thank God for the bubbles he let us enjoy for a time. We forget that God doesn’t have to give us bubbles, and that we definitely don’t deserve them. ” There are many good times, and there inevitably will be many hard times.
365 Meditations for Young Adults by Sally D. Sharpe