When I was in junior high somehow I gained possession of this Christian fiction book about staying pure for marriage. I believe I bought it at a book store or Walmart or something. This book really impacted me as an adolescent. God used that book to minister to me at a very young age about true love and the proper place and time for intimacy. God loved me so much more than I understood then and even more than I am trying to understand now.
I did a Google search and I believe this is the book that I am talking about. Some other girls in my class would see me always reading this book every time I had a chance to open it back up. One girl took notice and was interested enough to ask to borrow my book. She never returned it. I know she was was blessed in some way. God reminded me of how much I enjoyed this book today. Hallelujah! God truly used this book to shape my own life at a very young age.
God is performing supernatural inner healing on my soul around the clock (more to come on that in the future with an updated testimony). He’s been dealing with the ACTUAL SOUL itself through the reliving of trauma for rapid integration as He’s re-knitting me together like He did in my mother’s womb the first time. I’m finally at a place now where God is dealing with the deepest inner healing aspects of forgiveness, strongholds, faulty belief systems, and sonship. God really wants His People to KNOW WHO WE ARE.
Praise God! He wants to reach the youth in the world, but we are His Hands and Feet. Are we willing vessels?
Here are a couple of great reads to share with the young women in your life today. Excellent prices via Christianbook.com!
* Television, movies, music, advertisements—our sex-obsessed culture bombards your teens with the message that “everybody’s doing it.” Luce’s hard-hitting and relevant book shares the lowdown on sex and emboldens young people with the conviction to pursue purity and speak out against immorality. Filled with honest stories and frank discussion of timely topics. 192 pages, softcover from Baker.
*A perfect way to jump-start your teen girl’s prayer life! A month’s worth of devotions, Scriptures, questions for consideration, and challenges will draw her closer to God and encourage a deeper, more powerful spiritual life through meaningful conversation with her heavenly Father. Topics important to her young heart include friendships, family, school, and her future. 186 pages, 4.25″ x 6.75″ softcover from Barbour.
This is a call to EDIFY, EQUIP, and BUILD UP the young people in YOUR life for THE KINGDOM OF GOD!
These are ONLY 2 BOOKS, 2 IDEAS in a great big world FULL of young people with different needs, unique callings on their lives, whose LIVES GOD WANTS TO TOUCH!
We MUST INVEST in PEOPLE! LIFE GOES ON after we pass away!
WHO are we sowing into?
So many young people are thirsting for validation and nurturing that they are NOT getting in the home as they should from their parents.
I have really enjoyed The David Series by Pastor Paul Daugherty at Victory Church out of Tulsa, Oklahoma. I was searching for messages about father wounds one night on YouTube and this was what I watched. It led me to watch the rest of The David Series, which was amazing.
Published on Jun 18, 2017
No matter what you’re going through today, be encouraged. We survive things for The Glory of God. Somebody else NEEDS what YOU HAVE right now.
Be a Mentor! It doesn’t have to cost any money. You can give an encouraging word for free. God has a plan for your life. The devil wants to destroy YOU and GOD’s PLAN and CALLING ON YOUR LIFE.
Today, you can find your place in Yeshua/JESUS.
Have a wonderful day and keep looking up. This is NOT the END!
GOD has a plan for YOUR LIFE and YOU can SHINE A LIGHT TODAY for the world to see HIM. Amen 🙂