Obedience

I was doing a Bible study about children teenagers (Editor’s note: Dr. Murray originally wrote “children” but we all know that teenagers are still their parent’s children, right?) the other day, and discovered that the most common word God uses when talking about children teenagers is “obedience.” Here’s a couple of New Testament verses for you…

Friendship

Photo by Abby Tolsma Have you ever struggled with friendships? Maybe you don’t have friends or your friends have hurt you. I’ve been there more than once and more than I cared to be. It feels like one moment the world is perfect—you have that friend to tell everything to, do everything with, the one…

Teens & Tithing (2)

Thought No. 2: Tithing is safer than a safe deposit box Matthew 6:19–21 says, “Do not lay up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy and where thieves break in and steal, but lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust destroys and where thieves do not break…

Teens & Tithing (1)

Thought No. 1: Tithing teaches us to put God first Deuteronomy 12:6 says, “There you shall take your burnt offerings and your sacrifices, your tithes, the heave offerings of your hand, your vowed offerings, your freewill offerings, and the firstborn of your herds and flocks.” On the Lies Young Women Believe blog, Erin Davis asks…