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Things Teens Should Know: Week 1 Journal Ideas

It's never too early to start making good decisions. This journal will teach you the how to know Jesus, how to love people well, and why God's design for family makes life better.

A few minutes a day will open up new opportunities to grow in faith and get you moving towards the future you want.

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How to Know Jesus

Establish Your Connection: Find a quiet place to study and connect with Holy Spirit. Take to God about what you hope happens while you spend time with him. If there are things weighing on your heart, imagine putting them in Jesus' hands.

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Intro: Journal Pg. 5-6

Day 1: Journal Pgs. 7

Christ At The Door

Day 2: Journal Pg. 8

Day 3: Journal Pg. 9

Day 4: Journal Pg. 10

Day 5: Journal Pg. 11

  • Commentary: Meyer's NT Commentary says Jesus points to the fact that fellowship with him should result in peace. Peace, rest for the soul and heart. (

  • Question: What role does sin play in the the trouble of this world? Start with examples of sin and the consequences.

  • Reflection: In the Boxes at the bottom of the page:

  1. Draw a picture of what it looks likes when you are stressed and anxious.

  2. Draw how Jesus could bring peace to your chaos.

  3. Write a prayer asking Holy Spirit to help you recognize the areas of your life that you need to step into the peace of Christ.

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