It is important for every Christian to have a daily time with God. It is often helpful to have a devotional to help guide one through the Bible and offer insights to the text. This is even more true for teenagers, who are often just beginning to learn and understand the lessons and counsel the Bible has to offer. Teens of all ages can use these devotionals, though some may be better suited for younger teens and some more for older teens, but there are wise words available in every one of them.
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Younger teens are more likely to click with this Minecraft-based devotional. Written by an avid Minecraft player, this devotional speaks to young teens where they are – in Minecraft-based story. He then relates it to real life and the teens walk with God (offering tips for the game as well as for real life).
From the Teen Mania ministry that was begun by Ron and Katie Luce in 1986, this devotional leads teens closer to the Source of the fire of God’s love and encourages them to follow Christ wherever they are. It teaches how to live a holy life through friendships, accountability, and the local church.
What might Jesus say if He texted teens every day? This book offers conversations for learning more about Jesus and developing a real relationship with Him. Encouragement, surrender, applying God’s advice and learning God’s will.
Just five minutes a day can help teens get closer to God and learn more about how He wants them to face the challenges of each day.
This 260-day Bible reading plan guides teens through the New Testament a chapter a day, five days a week, for a year. The included journaling method will encourage really comprehending and internalizing what is read.
Hashtags are in, and this book focuses on truth. A whole year of truth about God, Jesus, the Bible, and more, teens can grow in faith with a daily dose of truth.
40 days of interactive devotions help teens learn to center their entire life on Jesus. He is the center of everything, and this book offers a fresh look at the Saviour.
8. Jesus Today
The author wrote these devotions during a difficult time in her life, drawing on her experiences and sharing how God’s Word brought hope and comfort. Teens using these devotionals will find themselves drawn into God’s presence every day.
365 devotions for teens that contain Scripture, calls to action focused on the life, character, and ministry of Christ will aid teens in understanding who the Lord is and His ability to work in amazing ways. Teens will be pointed to Jesus as the ultimate role model.
365 devotions include a reading plan to get through the entire Bible in a year. Each devotion has a verse and a topic, a suggested prayer, and further reading options for those who desire to dig deeper.
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Guidance and reassurance fill this daily devotional for teens. Max Lucado has a way of getting the message across that God is accessible and cares about the things that matter to teens like bullying, self-image, and more. 365 days of inspiration and challenge will give teens a reason to take a few minutes every day with God.
Josh McDowell’s messages are aimed at teens’ and preteens’ interests and needs. It leads young people through making choices based on the Bible, and covers many current topics, and helps with determining right and wrong.
Stormie Omartian, after raising teens herself, has written a devotional just for the teen age group to offer advice and wisdom about topics such as insecurity, friendships, body image and self image, peer pressure, and purity, among others. She explains how prayer can make a difference in ever area of life.
Based on Rick Warren’s popular book, this devotional brings it to the younger people. 365 devotions written for kids 8 and up, these devotions include Scripture, a message, and a suggested prayer or wise thought for the day.
Teens are pulled in so many different directions, and it can be difficult to choose correctly. This journal devotional feeds the teen’s spirit and encourages teens to spend time with God. It contains stories, questions, and reflections to help teens get the most out of their life.
This relevant devotional is for teens in today’s world. Teens can leave behind their preconceptions of God and enter a journey of truth for eight weeks of regeneration.
17. Seven Arrows
This guide is set up to be orderly, memorable, and clear. It offers 52 weeks examining the story of the Bible, with seven arrows that prompt particular questions to expand the understanding of the Word.
18. Take Ten
These daily Bible reflections are based on the Catholic Youth Bible and includes readings based on the lectionary for every day of the year. Feast days or solemnities have the matching readings. Each day has Scripture, a short prayer, a reflection, connected to something in the Catholic Youth Bible. It helps teens to apply the wisdom of the Bible to everyday life and more ways to pray and study.
The teen years have their ups and downs. While it is nice to discover new things about one’s self, there are also a lot of decisions to be made about life, and the future. These devotions are written by teens who have found answers in the Bible, sharing what they have learned and offering hope and advice.
20. You’re Worth It!
This Scripture devotional will help teens to love God. It teaches teens step by step how to grow closer to God, be more aware of His presence, and build a deep, personal relationship.
These devotionals are meant for teens of any age or gender, and there are enough options here to get a teen through the teen years and end up with a closer, deeper knowledge of and relationship with God.