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Daily Bible Verse and Devotion – Ephesians 3:20

Daily Bible Verse and Devotion on Ephesians 3:20 for teens and youth

Now to Him who is able to do above and beyond all that we ask or think according to the power that works in us – Ephesians 3:20 (Holman)

Can you remember a time when your grandma asked you what you wanted for your birthday? Secretly, you really wanted a new phone, but you knew that was very expensive and there was no way you’d get it. So instead of telling her what you really wanted, you said you wanted a new hat or a shirt or something that cost less. Sometimes there’s a gap between what you ask for and what you think.

When it comes to presents, we ask for a shirt or a hat, but we want a new phone. We don’t want to offend the person asking us what we want, or maybe we know they can’t afford it, so we ask for something less than what we think we actually want.

It’s easy to fall into this trap with God too. Maybe you want to see some things changed in your life or to pray for really big things, but we treat God like we do with our grandma. We’re afraid to ask him and pray for big things. Today’s verse says that God wants to do more than we ask or think in our lives. So don’t be afraid to step out and see God move in big ways in your life.


Daily Bible Verse and Devotion – Hebrews 6:19

We have this hope as an anchor for our lives, safe and secure. It enters the inner sanctuary behind the curtain. – Hebrews 6:19 (Holman) What keeps you steady when things get tough? Where do you turn when life…

Daily Bible Verse and Devotion – 1 Timothy 4:12

“Do not let anyone look down on you because you are young, but be an example for the believers in your speech, your conduct, your love, faith, and purity.” – (1 Timothy 4:12 GNT) I remember the summer after…

Daily BIble Verse and Devotion for Youth on Choices

Daily Bible Verse – August 21

  “Today I have given you the choice between life and death, between blessings and curses. Now I call on heaven and earth to witness the choice you make. Oh, that you would choose life, so that you and…

Daily Bible Verse and Devotion

Daily Bible Verse and Devotion – Psalm 37:4

Take delight in the Lord, and he will give you the desires of your heart. Psalm 37:4 (NIV) This verse has often been misunderstood. Many have thought that if they delight themselves in the Lord, every desire they’ve ever…

Teen Devotion on Character

Daily Bible Verse and Devotion – June 20

Always set an example for others by doing good actions. Teach with integrity and dignity.  – Titus 2:7 (ISV) Have you ever noticed how easy it is to be lazy? It’s so much fun to sit around, watch tons…

Teen God-Given Purpose In Life

How To Discover Your God-Given Purpose In Life

Have you ever been lost? I remember a time when I got lost on a missions trip with my youth group. Two of my friends and I got into a taxi. Our missionary tried to give our taxi driver the address…

Teen Devotion About Habits

4 Truths About Habits

As a teenager, you might not really think about your habits much. But, you probably have tons of habits. You might have a habit of getting up in the morning a certain way. Or a habit of eating something…

Daily Bible Verse and Devotion - Col 1:16 Teens Dreams Destiny Purpose

Daily Bible Verse and Devotion – Colossians 1:16

Through him God created everything in the heavenly realms and on earth. He made the things we can see and the things we can’t see–such as thrones, kingdoms, rulers, and authorities in the unseen world. Everything was created through…

Teen Devotion and Youth Group Lesson on Hope

What Canoes Teach Us About Hope

When you’ve got a great talent or ability people will often ask you when you realized you were able to do your talent. I discovered my “talent”, or lack there of at the age of ten. I was at…