Praying from the Gut: An Honest Prayer Journal for Teens


The psalms reveal that prayers can be brutally honest. Real. Authentic. This prayer journal devotional makes that honesty accessible to teens by giving them permission to tell God anything—to pray from the gut.

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The psalms reveal that prayers can be brutally honest. Real. Authentic. This prayer journal devotional makes that honesty accessible to teens by giving them permission to tell God anything—to pray from the gut.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780784713341
  • Publisher: Standard Publishing
  • Publication date: 8/2/2004
  • Pages: 208
  • Age range: 13 - 17 Years
  • Product dimensions: 5.10 (w) x 6.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 9
Prayers of need
When my parents get on my nerves 15
When i wish i was someone else 19
When i need money 21
When i worry about the future 24
When i feel restless 28
When i'm stressed out 32
When i don't feel like praying about anything 34
When i want to escape my problems 36
When life overwhelms me 38
When i need your presence 42
Prayers of pain
When life sucks 47
When someone i love dies 51
When no one understands me 54
When i'm all alone 58
When my dreams are shattered 60
When i'm sad 63
When i feel like killing myself 67
When people look down on me 71
When no one notices me 74
When i've hurt someone 76
Prayers of doubt
When prayer doesn't seem to help 81
When life doesn't make sense 84
When you seem out of reach 88
When i lose my faith in you 92
When you don't seem real 94
When i wonder if i'm really a believer 97
When i'm searching for you 99
Prayers of praise
When you've done a miracle in my life 105
When i want to praise you 109
When i'm amazed by your grace 111
When i need to thank you, but don't know how 113
When i'm humbled by your love 115
When you answer my prayer 117
When you take care of me 119
When you forgive me 121
Prayers of truth
When i want to get back at someone 127
When i don't feel like being good anymore 131
When my motives aren't pure 133
When my past seems to control me 137
When i don't want to admit my wrongs 141
When i've cheated 144
When i've lied 146
When i need to be forgiven 148
When i'm afraid to tell others about you 152
When i feel like doing something i know i'll regret 155
When i've gone too far with my date 157
When i'm ashamed 159
Prayers for girls
When i'm tired of trying to be popular 165
When i feel betrayed 168
When my boyfriend hurts me 170
When i don't wanna forgive someone 172
When i wonder if i'm falling in love 174
Assorted prayers for girls 176
When i'm ashamed of my body 179
Prayers for guys
When i need the guts to do what's right 185
When my anger controls me 188
When i have an addiction 190
When everyone gangs up on me 192
When i'm ready to give you all of my life 195
When i deal with sexual temptation 199
When i've got girl problems 202
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