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Apply God’s Word to Your Life

the most challenging and critical step of meditation
As you meditate on a passage of Scripture, ideas about how you can apply its truth will come to your mind. Write them down!

Motivating a Teen to Get to Bed Early

understand the value of rest and meditation on Scripture
Many young people prefer to stay up late and to sleep in late, but these habits are not ones that will lead them to success! Helping teens learn the discipline of getting to bed early and rising early sets them on track to establish healthful disciplines and to learn the value of time.

Understand Why God May Say “No”

trusting in God’s loving, omniscient response to prayer
There are many reasons why God might not respond to prayer with an affirmative answer. He may know that it is not the right time for the fulfillment of your request. He may know that what you desire is not His best for you. He also may withhold something because you have violated His ways.

Discover True Success

meditate on the Word of God
When God speaks of success in Scripture, He relates it to a focus on His Word and the inner activity of meditation.

Living Victoriously With Physical Defects

building trust in your Designer
Birthmarks, disabilities, deformities, and other needs cause us to ask searching questions. Why would a loving, all-powerful Creator God allow imperfections to exist?

Attitudes for Gaining a Clear Conscience

putting the beatitudes to work in your life
When you ask a person to forgive you, he will recognize how far you’ve come in developing the following attitudes. Jesus spoke of these attitudes in the Sermon on the Mount (see Matthew 5:3–12), stating that those who possess them are blessed.

From the width of a person’s smile, to the texture of his hair, to the length of his nose, many people struggle with accepting God’s design. God has created each of us with unique features. How should we respond to what we perceive as “defects”?

Identify Your Basic Motivation

use questions to discover your motivational gift
Many Christians demonstrate Godly qualities that are associated with several different motivational gifts; thus, an individual may have difficulty identifying his or her motivational gift and may be confus

When Asked to Do Wrong

responding to authorities when you cannot follow their direction
Has your boss ever asked you to do something that you think is wrong? Have your parents asked you to do something wrong? What should you do?

We See Needs Differently

an illustration of spiritual gifts at work
A Christian’s motivational spiritual gift shapes his perspective on life.

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