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Bite-sized Bible readings for time-starved teens! Here are 366 faith-building meditations to help your kids connect with God's Word every day. Through selections from the readable HCSB translation, they'll cover the central themes of Scripture in one year. Includes thoughtful quotes, biographical sketches of major Bible characters, "One-Minute Memory" verses, and a topical index. 416 pages, softcover from B&H, Copyright 2007.
The beatitudes: the peacemakers - February 11
Blessed are the peacemakers, because they will be called sons of God.
— MATTHEW 5:9
Come, children, listen to me; I will teach you the fear of the LORD.
Who is the man who delights in life, loving a long life to enjoy what is good?
Keep your tongue from evil and your lips from deceitful speech.
Turn away from evil and do what is good; seek peace and pursue it.
— PSALM 34:11-14
There is no peace," says the LORD, "for the wicked.
— ISAIAH 48:22
If possible, on your part, live at peace with everyone.
— ROMANS 12:18
But the wisdom from above is first pure, then peace-loving, gentle, compliant, full of mercy and good fruits, without favoritism and hypocrisy.
— JAMES 3:17
Related Texts: Isaiah 9:6-7; John 1:1-13; Romans 8:9-23; Galatians 3:26—4:7; 1 John 3:1-11
JUST A THOUGHT
IN A WORLD FILLED WITH VIOLENCE, TERRORISM, WAR, RACISM, AND HATRED, IT WOULD BE GREAT IF OTHERS COULD COUNT ON YOU AS ONE OF THE WORLD'S PEACEMAKERS! HOW MIGHT YOU MAKE PEACE TODAY?