By Jim George
How can a publication written 2000 years in the past support a teenager man to accommodate state-of-the-art issues?
Though the days have replaced, the issues have not. Temptation. Peer strain. recognition. elevated obligations. Getting in addition to mom and dad. pals. And girls.
God desires to help—and that is why He wrote the Bible. you could examine much from the folks in it, in addition to the adventures they skilled. you will be shocked how proper the Bible is!
God's observe can swap your life—for actual. yet that cannot occur until eventually you dedicate your self to figuring out the Bible.
That's what this publication is all about—knowing the Bible, getting to know what it says, and making it your individual consultant in all you do. alongside the best way, bestselling writer Jim George deals many nice rules for religious study and sensible application.
You'll locate this the start of an important adventure—one you will by no means get bored of!
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Extra resources for A Young Man's Guide to Discovering His Bible
You must choose to make some sacrifices. Any truly great endeavor demands sacrifice. Nothing of substance happens without effort. The Christian life is one of willing sacrifice and commitment. It’s no different than joining the Marines. When you join you are expected to make some serious sacrifices—a lot of them. God is asking for the same kind of commitment! So what activities would you be willing to scale back or give up in order to gain something greater, to grow in your spiritual life? Would you be willing to… …say no to some time watching TV, …say no to playing some video games, …say no to some time with friends, …say no to some time playing sports?
A Desire to Grow Have you ever thought about what life would be like if you failed to grow physically? Maybe you’ve already had a few major growth spurts, and you’re nearly six feet tall. That wouldn’t be such a terrible thing. But what if you never had any growth spurts? What if you ended up staying short like a little child? You wouldn’t want that, would you? That would be devastating. What is equally tragic is a young man who is a Christian who is not growing spiritually or whose spiritual growth has been stunted.
When we fail to pray, in our pride we’re saying that we don’t have any needs—or worse, we’re saying, “No thanks, God. I’ll take care of this. I’ve got it. ” 9. Inexperience—We don’t pray because…we don’t pray! And because we don’t pray, we don’t know how to pray…so we still don’t pray! We’re like a dog chasing after its tail, caught in a cycle that leads nowhere. 10. Laziness—This may be our chief obstacle to prayer. We simply can’t or won’t put out the effort to talk to God. Prayer is an act of the will.
A Young Man's Guide to Discovering His Bible by Jim George