God Is Light

    “God is light, and in Him is no darkness at all.” (1 John 1:5) Jared hurried into his bedroom to grab the football that was on his bed. He was in such a hurry that he did not even bother to turn on the light. His friend Thomas had …

God Desires You To Pray

    “Pray without ceasing.” (1 Thessalonians 5:17) What are some of the things that you have been told to do this week? Maybe someone told you to clean up your room, or to look both ways before crossing the street. Maybe your mom told you to be nice to your …

God’s Word Is Your Joy

    “Rejoice in the Lord always: and again I say, Rejoice.” (Philippians 4:4) How can you rejoice in the Lord always? Sometimes life might seem too difficult for you to be happy. However, you can always rejoice in God’s Word. David, the man after God’s own heart, found great delight …

God Is Not the Kind of God Who Leaves

    “Let your conversation be without covetousness; and be content with such things as ye have: for he hath said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee.” (Hebrews 13:5) Have you ever missed the school bus or a ride to an activity that was important to you? Being left …

God Owns Me

    “In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.” (Genesis 1:1) Virtually anyone who has any Christian upbringing at all has heard the very first verse of the Bible. And anyone who claims to be a Christian accepts the truth it teaches, that God created us! But how …

God Is Abundantly Good

    “They shall abundantly utter the memory of thy great goodness.” (Psalm 145:7a) When we say that something is “good,” what do we mean? When something is “good,” it does what it is supposed to do. Imagine that you are playing soccer, dribbling the ball down the field. You fake …

God Is Forever Merciful

    “O give thanks unto the Lord for he is good: for his mercy endures forever.” (Psalm 136:1) The line for the roller coaster was very long and the sun was very hot, as all the guys in Jack’s family leaned against the railing. Their goal was to reach the …

God Is Enough

    “The LORD is my rock, and my fortress, and my deliverer; my God, my strength, in whom I will trust; my buckler, and the horn of my salvation, and my high tower.” (Psalm 18:2) “Enough!” When was the last time you heard that word? Did your dad say it …

God Is Kind

    “That in the ages to come he might shew the exceeding riches of his grace in his kindness toward us through Christ Jesus.” (Ephesians 2:7) David had just become king of Israel. He summoned a servant of Saul, the former king, and asked him, “Is there not yet any …

God Deserves Praise for His Works

    “My mouth shall speak the praise of the LORD: and let all flesh bless his holy name for ever and ever.” (Psalm 145:21) As part of their aquarium tour, Maria and her dad had watched a video presentation about deep sea life. Maria loved seeing all the pictures of …