Teen People of the Bible: Celebrity Profiles of Real Faith and Tragic Failure

Teen People of the Bible: Celebrity Profiles of Real Faith and Tragic Failure

by Daniel Darling

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ISBN-13: 9781596694446
Publisher: New Hope Publishers
Publication date: 07/06/2015
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 228,305
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 13 - 18 Years

About the Author

Daniel Darling is the vice president of communications for the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission. He previously served five years as senior pastor of Gages Lake Bible Church in Gages Lake, Illinois. He is a contributor to Leadership Journal, Gospel Coalition, and a variety of other publications. He has written several books, including his latest, Activist Faith. He blogs at danieldarling.com.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 15

Introduction 17

Day 1 How can I get to heaven? 19

Cain

Day 2 What should I do when I'm harassed for my faith? 21

Abel

Day 3 Can I afford to ignore "small" sins? 23

Cain

Day 4 When I die, how will I be remembered? 25

Abel

Day 5 Why does God demand we love Him more than anyone else? 27

Isaac

Day 6 Why should I marry a Christian? 29

Isaac

Day 7 Who am I when no one is looking? 32

Rebekah

Day 8 How do I attract a good Christian guy or girl? 34

Rebekah

Day 9 Does it matter how I treat someone who can't possibly help me? 36

Rebekah

Day 10 Who am I on an ordinary day? 38

Rebekah

Day 11 Does it matter when I begin to live for God? 40

Rebekah

Day 12 If I step out on faith, will God take care of me? 42

Rebekah

Day 13 What should I give up to make my friends like me? 44

Esau

Day 14 In what ways may I be exploiting my friends? 46

Jacob

Day 15 Why should I get advice about a relationship with the opposite sex? 48

Esau

Day 16 Should I ever stand up to authority? 50

Jacob

Day 17 Do the choices I'm making now really matter? 52

Esau

Day 18 Does God really care if I'm lonely or afraid? 54

Jacob

Day 19 Does God care about me-even if I'm not popular? 57

Leah

Day 20 How do I handle a diva? 59

Rachel

Day 21 What should I do when I'm treated unfairly? 61

Joseph

Day 22 When friends and loved ones betray me, does God really hear me? 63

Joseph

Day 23 How can I make something good out of the bad situations in life? 65

Joseph

Day 24 Is it possible to resist sexual temptation? 67

Joseph

Day 25 Why does God allow evil things to happen to good people? 69

Joseph

Day 26 Why does God wait so long to answer my prayers? 71

Joseph

Day 27 Can a young person really make a difference? 73

Miriam

Day 28 Can God use me in spite of where I came from? 75

Moses

Day 29 Is it important to remember my roots? 77

Moses

Day 30 "Is it a mistake to give up something important for God? 79

Moses

Day 31 How can I help those who are less fortunate? 81

Moses

Day 32 Can a harlot come to faith? 83

Rahab

Day 33 What if I have to lie to protect someone's life? 86

Rahab

Day 34 What happens if I waste my talents? 88

Samson

Day 35 What is the big deal about my spiritual heritage? 91

Samson

Day 36 Why do I have to obey all the rules? 93

Samson

Day 37 What's the big deal about a few compromises? 95

Samson

Day 38 Am I guarding the gateway to my soul? 97

Samson

Day 39 Can God still use me if I've messed up my life? 100

Samson

Day 40 How can I hear God's voice? 102

Samuel

Day 41 How can I have my own relationship with God? 104

Samuel

Day 42 Can God use Christian teens? 106

Samuel

Day 43 Why do I have to listen to authority? 109

Samuel

Day 44 Can God use someone from a broken home? 111

Samuel

Day 45 Can I be a leader as a teen? 114

Samuel

Day 46 Does it matter how I treat older people? 116

Samuel

Day 47 Does church matter anymore? 118

Samuel

Day 48 Do my friends really have an influence on my life? 120

Samuel

Day 49 Am I willing to do the hard things in life to succeed? 123

Samuel

Day 50 Do I have to be popular for God to use me? 125

David

Day 51 Why does God wait so long to fulfill His promises? 127

David

Day 52 Are my teen years that important? 129

David

Day 53 How can I connect with God? 131

David

Day 54 Does music have that much influence on my life? 133

David

Day 55 Can God help me overcome the impossible? 135

David

Day 56 What should I do when people doubt me? 137

David

Day 57 Can a girlfriend or boyfriend bring me total happiness? 140

Michal

Day 58 Does it matter who my friends are? 142

David

Day 59 Can one person really make a difference? 144

Jonathan

Day 60 What happens if I'm not sure of God's will? 146

Jonathan

Day 61 Why should I be loyal to my friends? 148

Jonathan

Day 62 Does God have a plan for me even if my parents don't follow Him? 151

Jonathan

Day 63 Is it OK to come in second if I've tried my best? 153

Jonathan

Day 64 Why do I feel badly when God blesses me instead of other people? 155

Solomon

Day 65 Am I living off my parents' faith? 157

Solomon

Day 66 If God calls me, will God equip me? 160

Solomon

Day 67 Why is it important to grow up? 162

Solomon

Day 68 Can I be confident and still be humble? 164

Solomon

Day 69 What's the big deal about wisdom? 166

Solomon

Day 70 Is it wrong to be rich? 168

Solomon

Day 71 Why did Solomon have so many wives? 170

Solomon

Day 72 Is a life without God worth anything? 172

Day 73 Can I really love those who've done me wrong? 175

Naaman's Servant

Day 74 Can I trust God to keep His promises? 177

Day 75 Am I coasting on my parents' Christianity? 180

Joash

Day 76 How can I make a difference for Christ? 182

Josiah

Day 77 Do I have to repeat the sins of my parents? 185

Josiah

Day 78 Is Bible reading that important? 187

Josiah

Day 79 What drastic steps do I have to take to remove sin from my life? 189

Josiah

Day 80 Why can't I just have a comfortable Christian life? 192

Jeremiah

Day 81 Am I important to God, or am I just another random person? 194

Jeremiah

Day 82 Is there anything God can't help me do? 196

Jeremiah

Day 83 Does God have an answer for my excuses? 199

Jeremiah

Day 84 What right does God have over my life? 201

Jeremiah

Day 85 Is crying for wimps? 203

Day 86 Can I decide ahead of time to obey God? 205

Daniel

Day 87 Are small compromises such a big deal? 208

Daniel

Day 88 Will God take care of me if I obey Him? 210

Daniel

Day 89 How can I take a stand without being a jerk? 213

Daniel

Day 90 Am I choosing friends who will affirm my beliefs? 215

Daniel

Day 91 Would I be willing to the for my faith? 218

Shadrach, Meshach, Abednego

Day 92 Why does God allow Christians to be persecuted? 221

Shadrach, Meshach, Abednego

Day 93 Does God know what other people are doing to me? 224

Shadrach, Meshach, Abednego

Day 94 What does it mean to be a man or woman of grace? 226

Esther

Day 95 How can I use my influence to help someone in need? 229

Esther

Day 96 When God comes looking for me, will I be ready? 231

Mary

Day 97 Am I willing to be shamed for God? 233

Mary

Day 98 Does God's grace extend to unwed mothers? 235

Mary

Day 99 Am I a pawn to someone else's evil desires? 238

Salome

Day 100 What if I don't have a lot to offer Jesus? 240

Lunch Boy

Appendix A God's Word to You: A Summary of the Bible 245

Appendix B Suggested Resources 249

Selected Bibliography 253

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