Do you ever feel like no matter what you do, you just can’t get past the difficult seasons of life? Maybe you always feel held back even when you’re trying to push forward and get all that God has for you. Maybe you feel broken hearted over things that have happened in your life that you keep hoping will get better. Take a moment and read John 10:10. Don’t just read it once either. Read this verse over and over and let it sink in. Teenagers, the enemy has an agenda for your l
Did you know the way you live your life matters so much more than you could ever imagine? Did you know life is more than friends, high school, whatever drama you are going through, and what’s happening (good or bad) at home? Open up your bible and read what Jesus said in Mark 16:15. What is He telling you to do? How can you live this verse out in your everyday life? It’s easy as a teenager to get caught up in the day to day things of life. To feel like school is dragging, to
Read Psalm 16:11 and see what God told David about being in his presence. The presence of God is something we need to be desiring all the time, not just on Wednesday at 418 and at church on Sunday. David was called “a man after God’s own heart” and that’s because he was constantly striving to be in (and stay in) his presence. He didn’t just crave God’s presence once or twice a week, he wanted it all the time. And he lived a life where the presence of God was always with him.
When was the last time you traded something great, for something that was just okay? The funny t hing about this, is that in the moment, it doesn’t seem like it’s just okay. Usually when you are willing to trade something you have for something you want, it’s because (at least in that moment) it seems better. How often do you find yourself doing this with your relationship with Jesus? Probably quite a bit, even if you don’t realize it. That’s because a lot of the time, you do