Prayer is powerful. Deep, personal prayer changes lives when a relationship with God forms. Prayer can even unite us to others through shared experiences. Many teenagers nationwide have responded to this call to prayer, to a conversation with God in their lives. Although our society screams otherwise, our teens' hearts long to be heard by God.
Ups & Downs: Prayers By & 4 Teens speaks from the mouths--and computer keyboards--of teens who feel the pain of breakup, the exhilaration of a driver's license, and the stress of exams. The lyrics, questions, and stories by teen authors ring with joy to God and cry in abandonment during the daily Ups & Downs of life. Whether they are Searching & Questioning, Down & Out, Trying to Hang On, or Fully Alive, this prayer book's four sections will connect with teens on a day-to-day basis. Brief introductions and prayers written entirely by teenagers, for teenagers, complement Bible verses in individual chapters throughout the book.
This nightstand or backpack-sized book of prayers reminds teens they are not alone in their faith struggles, their school triumphs, and their family concerns, but they have a God who cares and peers who pray. Compiled and edited entirely by a teen, Ups & Downs: Prayers By & 4 Teens connects the power of prayer with teenagers' everyday life.
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