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Daily Bible Verse and Devotion – Matthew 14:30

Teen Devotion on Faith

What are you passionate about? Is it doing well in the school band? Making the basketball team? Getting your crush in math class to notice you? What is your passion?

When you answer that question, you can probably pinpoint where your focus is. When you’re passionate about something, you focus on it. If you’re passionate about making the basketball team, you spend time after school shooting baskets, lifting weights, and doing whatever it takes to get your body conditioned to make the team.

The same is true in our spiritual lives. What we focus on is important.

But when he saw the strong wind and the waves, he was terrified and began to sink. “Save me, Lord!” he shouted. – Matthew 14:30 (NLT)

Peter began well. His focus was on Jesus and He stepped out in faith on what Jesus told him to do. However, Peter started changing his focus. He looked at the storm around him. He saw the waves. Then he did what any rational person would do, he began to fear.

In life, we often begin to look around us. We see all the reasons we can’t do what God is calling us to do. And just like Peter, our faith fails and we stop trusting God.

Teen Devotion on Faith and keeping Jesus your focusWhat we focus on, makes a big difference. If we focus on fear and all the reasons we can’t do something, we will always fail. However, Jesus encourages us to focus on Him.

When we change our focus to Jesus, we win every time. So today, choose to look at Jesus. Tune out the circumstances and the storm and keep your eyes on Jesus and you’ll see a victory in your life!

Today’s Challenge: Keep Your Focus On Jesus

Teen Devotion and Bible Verse on Faith

Daily Bible Verse and Devotion – Hebrews 11:6

And it is impossible to please God without faith. Anyone who wants to come to him must believe that God exists and that he rewards those who sincerely seek him. – Hebrews 11:6 Have you ever felt like the…

Teen Devotion on Growing your faith

Daily Bible Verse and Devotion – Romans 10:17

So faith comes from hearing, that is, hearing the Good News about Christ. – Romans 10:17 (NLT) I have a friend that has a puppy. When my friend got her dog he was so small and cute. I didn’t…

Teen Devotion on Faith

Daily Bible Verse and Devotion – Hebrews 11:1

When I was 12 years old, I took my first mission trip with my church. My youth group was going overseas to do some assemblies at schools to tell children about Jesus. Honestly, I was terrified. I felt a…

Finding Purpose Takes Faith Teen Devotion - Hebrews 11:8

Daily Bible Verse and Devotion – Hebrews 11:8

It was by faith that Abraham obeyed when God called him to leave home and go to another land that God would give him as his inheritance. He went without knowing where he was going. – Hebrews 11:8 (NLT)…

Daily Bible Verse and Devotion mark 9:23

Daily Bible Verse and Devotion – Mark 9:23

  “What do you mean, ‘If I can’?” Jesus asked. “Anything is possible if a person believes.” – Mark 9:23 In this verse, Jesus is talking to a dad who is needing a miracle for his son. The dad…

Teen Devotion and Bible Verse on Faith

Daily Devotion and Bible Verse – Hebrews 11:1

Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen. – Hebrews 11:1 Faith can sometimes seem like a confusing subject. You can wonder what is faith? Or maybe how do I know if…

Teen Devotion - Faith and Power of your words

Daily Bible Verse and Devotion – Hebrews 11:3

Faith empowers us to see that the universe was created and beautifully coordinated by the power of God’s words! He spoke and the invisible realm gave birth to all that is seen. – Hebrews 11:3 (TPT) Have you ever needed…

Daily Bible Verse and Devotion on Faith in God for Teens

Daily Bible Verse and Devotion – 1 Peter 1:21

Through him you believe in God, who raised him from the dead and glorified him, and so your faith and hope are in God. – 1 Peter 1:21 Where do you put your trust? Is it in getting a…