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The Lesson of Jonah: There is a Price to Pay when you Disobey
Price: Free! Words: 3,990. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Short stories, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / Old Testament
Jonah learned the hard way there is a price for disobedience. This Bible lesson targets 10 to 14 year olds with that message. The lesson relies on a wail tale, or exaggerated tale of woe, involving a modern Jonah. Reinforce the lesson of Jonah with this free resource by Cheryl Rogers, the publisher of New Christian Books Online Magazine.
The Identity of Purity: A Teenage Girl's Guide to Sexual Purity
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,050. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Ministry / Youth, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Social Issues / Values & Virtues
What does purity look like? Is it recognizable to the average teenage girl? Does she know that purity should be at the very foundation of her identity over makeup, short skirts, and finding a boyfriend? With examples in our pop culture like Beyonce and Christina Aguilera, there's a lot of work to be done in teaching our girls the definition of purity from God's perspective.
G-TRAX Devo's-WDJD: Hangin' with Scum
Series: What Did Jesus Do? (WDJD), Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 1,630. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014. Categories: Essay » Literature
One of the things that Jesus did when He came to earth was to hang with those who were considered scum.When Jesus came to earth He was always hangin’ with those who were considered “untouchable” by the Pharisees. This week we are going to look at a couple of stories about the scum that Jesus actually hung out with and hopefully, we’ll see something that will help us relate to those around us.
G-TRAX Devo's-WDJD: Faith the Size of a Drain Goblin
Series: What Did Jesus Do? (WDJD), Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 960. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014. Categories: Essay » Literature
Wherever Jesus went, people followed. Jesus was always surrounded by those people who were considered "freaks" and geeks" by the Pharisees. These people needed hope because no one else would take the time to help them. Jesus did, though. He wanted to show the ordinary people, the geeks and the freaks, that God cared for each one of them.
G-TRAX Devo's-Relationships: Parents are People Too
Series: Relationships, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 1,750. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014. Categories: Essay » Literature
Ever get the feeling that you and your parents don’t live in the same world or maybe even the same planet as you do? Maybe God created parents out of moon dust instead of earth dust and that’s why they seem to be really out of this world. Why do you suppose that God created parents in the first place? Did He create them just to make your lives miserable?
G-TRAX Devo's-Relationships: Say What?
Series: Relationships, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 2,000. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2014. Categories: Essay » Literature
Have you ever said something to someone that you wish you take back? James 3:6 says that the "tongue is a fire". We've all had those moments when we've said something that hurt someone we care about. Once the words are out of your mouth it's impossible to take them back.Sorta like when you open your mouth your tongue shoots out of your mouth, lands about 15 feet in front of you and slithers away
G-TRAX Devo's-Relationships: Sibs
Series: Relationships, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,770. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014. Categories: Essay » Literature
We all have experienced tense times with our sibs at one time or another. Sometimes we create tension ourselves. Sometimes we just have gone through a very bad day and we come home and blast our younger sibs. How many times have you taken out your frustrations on your sibs? How many times have you and your sibs fought?
G-TRAX Devo's-Christian Living: Discipleship-Gorilla Snot
Series: Christian Living, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Categories: Essay » Literature
As we walk through this life, we get dirty from rubbing up against a sinful, fallen world. No matter how much we try we can’t “rub” the sin off. As we try to “rub” it off, it only gets worse. Maybe “rubbing” the sin off is trying to justify our sin or maybe just ignoring it or maybe we just call the sin a mistake. He is the only one who has the “bleach” that can remove the dirt and grime.
G-TRAX Devo's-Christian Living: Peer Pressure
Series: Christian Living, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 1,390. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2014. Categories: Essay » Literature
Way back when we were talking about friendships (Relationships G-TRAX) we talked a little bit about peer pressure. But I think it’s worthwhile to explore it a little deeper because this is one struggle that is common among all people. So this week, we will be taking a closer look at peer pressure, it’s affects and what we can do to help us when we are confronted with pressure from friends.
G-TRAX Devo's-Spiritual Gifts Part 1: Are You a Minister-Type Peeples?
Series: Spiritual Gifts, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 4,980. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014. Categories: Essay » Literature
All believers are given gifts (not those boxes with cool wrapping paper that sit under the Christmas tree waiting to be opened). These gifts come from the Great Gift Giver in the sky, the Holy Spirit. All Christians, no matter who they are, get these gifts from the Holy Spirit the instant we become “followers of Christ”.