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Daily Bible Verse and Devotion – Philippians 3:17

Tips for Teens to grow in their relationship with God

Join together in following my example, brothers and sisters, and just as you have us as a model, keep your eyes on those who live as we do. – Phil 3:17 (NIV)

It’s the new year, and if you’re like most people you’re thinking about goals for the new year.  That’s something that we all should be working on. However, in all your goal setting, don’t forget to challenge yourself to grow in your walk with God.

Getting started growing closer to God can often seem overwhelming. Where do you start? How do you do it? The thought of it often makes you feel too overwhelmed to even want to begin.

Knowing God doesn’t have to be overwhelming. In the last two days, we’ve talked about taking five minutes a day to read your Bible and five minutes a day to pray. Today, we’re going to challenge you to take five minutes a day to help yourself grow.

Tip #3 – Spend 5 minutes a day listening/reading something spiritual.

You can do that by reading or listing to something spiritual each day for five minutes. If reading isn’t your thing, look for teaching videos on YouTube. If you love to read, find a few good books that challenge you spiritually.

Spending 5 minutes a day reading or listening to something that challenges you to grow in your walk with God will make a big difference in your life.

So each day this year challenge yourself to do these three things we’ve suggested:

  1. Invest 5 Minutes in the Bible
  2. Spend 5 Minutes in prayer
  3. 5 Minutes listening/reading something spiritual.

These 15 minutes you spend each day challenging yourself and growing in your relationship with God will really help you in the long run. You’ll never regret investing in yourself and your relationship with God.

So this new year, challenge yourself to grow your relationship with God.  We’re excited to see what 2020 brings for you!

 

Teen New Years Resolution - Prayer

Daily Bible Verse and Devotion – James 5:16

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Teenager New Years Resolution

Daily Bible Verse and Devotion – Hebrews 4:12

For the word of God is alive and active. Sharper than any double-edged sword, it penetrates even to dividing soul and spirit, joints and marrow; it judges the thoughts and attitudes of the heart. – Hebrews 4:12 (NIV) It’s…

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Daily Bible Verse and Devotion – Phil 3:14

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Daily Bible Verse and Devotion Teens Goals New Year

Daily Bible Verse and Devotion – Luke 1:37

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Teen Devotion About Habits

4 Truths About Habits

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Teen Devotion and Youth Group Lesson on Hope

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Teen Devotion - Financial Goals, Habits, Spending Money

6 Reasons To Make Financial Goals

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Youth and Teen Devotion - 3 Practical Steps to Reach Your Dreams

3 Practical Steps to Help You Accomplish Your Dreams

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3 Reasons to Make Goals For Teenagers - Youth Group

3 Reasons to Make Goals

As a teenager, its easy to think that setting goals doesn’t matter. You might feel that goals are for adults to accomplish, or setting goals is something you can worry about when you get older. In this devotion, we’re…