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Daily Bible Verse and Devotion – Philippians 4:8

Daily Bible Verse for Teens
Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things” – Philippians 4:8

It can be really easy to fall into the trap of thinking about the wrong things. We all do it at times, and before long, if you leave your negative thoughts unchecked, they can lead you to become upset or discouraged.

In the Bible we are encouraged to think on good things. This shows us that there’s power in what you think about. Your thoughts can lead to a change in your actions and direction. The thoughts you think can determine where you go in life.

So choose to redirect your thoughts when you begin to get down on yourself. Replace those negative thoughts with things that are positive, things that God would say about you or the situation you’re facing. By choosing good thoughts, you’re setting yourself up for success in the future!

Daily Devotion With Bible Verse – November 17

And now, dear brothers and sisters, one final thing. Fix your thoughts on what is true, and honorable, and right, and pure, and lovely, and admirable. Think about things that are excellent and worthy of praise. – Phil 4:8…

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Help! My Parents Are Getting A Divorce – Part 2

Dealing with your parents’ divorce is not a cake walk. Perhaps one of the main things bothering you emotionally is unforgiveness. Its easy when divorce happens to want to place blame on someone or even on yourself. You may think…

Youth Devotion - Bad Day

What To Do When You Have a Bad Day

Bad days are the worst! Sometimes its just the smallest thing that can bring a bad day on. Maybe you showed up late for work and got in trouble by your boss. Perhaps, you forgot your homework. No matter…

Youth Devotion on David and Goliath

The Truth About David and Goliath

Courage can be developed. David developed his courage by encouraging himself in the Lord. That means he didn’t wait for somebody else to encourage him- he talked to himself the right way and just did the right thing afraid.…

Devotion for Teens on Reading The BIble

How Reading Your Bible Is Like A Garden

As a kid I would help Mom weed the garden. I loved the fresh produce from the garden, but didn’t really realize that if we didn’t weed we wouldn’t eat the good stuff. Have you ever thought about your…

Teenage Devotion - Going too far sexually

What Pinball Can Teach You About What You Think

Unfortunately,  I’ve always been slightly addicted to the game of pinball. There’s something exciting about the flashing lights, the music, and most of all, trying to keep that ball in play by hitting it with the flippers. Pinball is…

Teen Devotion with a Checklist for having a bad day

Your Bad Day Checklist

Ever had a bad day? Did it make you want to crawl into a hole and never come out? If so, we've got a checklist of ideas to help improve your bad day blues.…

Youth Devotion on Identity - Who You Are in Christ

Identity Scriptures

Its easy to feel overwhelmed, unimportant or not appreciated in life. This devo has got some awesome scriptures that will help you find your identity in who God says you are!…

Devotion for Teens on how to make school less boring

How To Make School Less Boring

Ways to Make School Less Boring [list type=”check”] Give yourself some competition – Set Goals Find things to be excited about at school Choose to be happy [/list] Going to school isn’t always fun. In fact, it can feel…