Finally: Someone Who Gets It Adults may mean well, but do they really get everything youare facing as a teenager? The pressure to drink and party, cheat on that test, or give in to that guy? How about the devastation of losing a friend, parents divorcing, or low self-esteem? Who can better relate than your peers? This Is Now is a devotional written by your peers across the country who face the exact same things you do. God wants you to find encouragement and support through one another athat they might be called trees of righteousnessa (Isaiah 61:3, KJV). Brief entrAces and rich Scripture verses are packed with hope and wisdom to guide you through these challenging years. This Is Lifeathe Real Deal Nobody said these years would be easy. Or maybe someone didabut it was probably an adult who doesnat get it. Now, in this 365-day devotional, teens just like you come together from around the world to offer guidance through your toughest questions and situations. The entries are genuineasolidly built on the Word of God. aWhy do we look at the girl next to us and wish we had her hair, nose, or thighs? Did God make a mistake when He made you or me? No way! We are expressions of His ingeniously creative mind.a aWhen I got older; I wasnat so sure of myself anymore. I wanted to grow up, have a career, get marriedabbut I still wanted to climb trees, run, and play.a aSatan tells me things like, 'You donat look pretty' or 'Your friends donat really care about you.' I think these are lies that most girls face. So what do we do with them?a aThis wasnat the first time I had vomited a meal. It was just that, well, I ate too much. I wanted to take it back. I didnat think I was fat; I just wanted to be thinner than I was.a Story Behind the Book aThe teen years make up one of the most challenging and exciting time periods in anyoneas life. Teens are faced with temptations most adults either donat understand or have forgotten about. For the one committed to Christ, pressures are even greater. They look for encouragement, support, and belonging from their peers. Sadly, much of what is found is divisive and destructive. So I figured: If teens are intent on learning from their peers, why not give them incredible peer role models? A book written by teens for teens in devotional format will be an exciting tool for spurring spiritual growth among teens!a aPatti M. Hummel From the Trade Paperback edition.Other neighbors and Christian friends also showered us with Jesusa#39; love. Every day their church family would bring us a delicious meal (sometimes driving four hours roundtrip). We had so much the refrigerator would not hold it, so they cutanbsp;...
|Title||:||This Is Now|
|Publisher||:||Multnomah Books - 2010-11-24|