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materials prepared to nurture individual spiritual growth


  • Christian Resource
    2 the Heart Kindergarten-Grade 12
    A growing collection of inspirational stories. Read posted gems or write and share your own.

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    60 Ways to Energize Your Life Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Here are 60 ways to boost your spiritual, physical, and mental health. Filled with personal stories of victory over poor health, exciting insights into the human body and its Creator, and inspiring parallels between the Christian walk and the world of science.

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    A Fistful of Dollars Tertiary-Lifelong
    The failure of postmodernism in explaining the essence of evil resides in the fact that human beings cannot live permanently in shades of gray. Human beings need answers. They need to know that there is a solution that transcends philosophical considerations....

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    A Grade I Could Not Earn - What My Brightest Student Taught Me About Grace Tertiary-Lifelong
    Adventist educator Mundende reflects on his interaction with a senior student, and observes that salvation can not be earned. It can only come through the grace of God.

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    A Man After God's Own Heart Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Jim George explains God perfect design for each individual's life, and explores many of the most critical areas in each life that requires spiritual attention and growth, including marriage, work and Christian witness.

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    A Place In God's Heart Kindergarten-Lifelong New!!
    Kay Rizzo shares the secret of contentment, the guarantee of abundance, the heart of worship, the solution to spiritual thirst, and more in this daily devotional book. Devotional exercises concluding each chapter will help you apply the principles of shared...

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    A Positive Attitude Through Difficult Times Kindergarten-Grade 12
    A teaching principal reflects the importance of trusting God and keeping a positive attitude through the inevitable ups and downs of each school year.

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    A Reflective Heart Preschool-Tertiary
    While self-reflection is important for teachers, a different sort of reflection is the most crucial: reflecting Jesus.

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    Abiding in Christ Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Be inspired to abide in Christ as you kick off the day with selected passages for teachers' daily devotion, inspiration, and encouragement. Thoughts are drawn from books, Experiencing God Day by Day and My Utmost for His Highest, Ellen White's...

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    Adventist Elementary Education - Our Fathers Plan for No Child Left Behind Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This devotional takes a fresh look at what God's plan is for No Child Left Behind in our Adventist Elementary education.

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    Against Silence - A Meditation on Kosova Tertiary-Lifelong
    Osborn talks about Albanians and Serbians and how we see the suffering of the cross in the suffering of others.

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    Amazing Science Devotions for Children's Ministry Kindergarten-Grade 6
    Science lessons used to reveal the wonders of God. Use everyday observations like popping corn and rainbows to connect kids with God's wonderful world. These lessons can be used anywhere to give kids' faith a boost and help them learn about God!

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    An Ancient Honor Roll Tertiary-Lifelong
    "When God names a person to the honor roll of the righteous, He recognizes a life of trusting God and His Word, no matter what."

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    And It Was Very Good Grade 9-Lifelong
    "God the Creator started creation on Sunday by dispelling darkness; God the Redeemer laid the foundation of a new creation by overcoming darkness again, on Sunday. But the day before His resurrection, He had rested in peace, after accomplishing a perfect...

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    Back to the Bible - Studies & Devotionals Grade 7-Lifelong
    Online Bible studies, devotionals, and interactive options for Bible learning for older students or adults.

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    Bake Through the Bible - 20 Fun Cooking Activities to Explore the Bible Story with Young Children Kindergarten-Grade 3
    "This book contains 20 Bible stories, told in a simple, engaging style, that take your child through the whole storyline of the Bible. Each story is supported by a cooking activity that reinforces the main teaching, along with questions to discuss while...

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    Be Still and Know Tertiary
    "How the words of Psalm 46:9 rescued one out of death to a new resurrection, out of shame and abuse to a life of fulfillment, out of nothingness into a gem of God’s own glory – A true story."

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    Beautiful Outlaw Grade 9-Lifelong
    "Breaking Jesus out of the typical stereotypes, BEAUTIFUL OUTLAW welcomes readers into the rich emotional life of Christ showing how they can experience the actual personality of Jesus in their daily lives in ways that will deepen their faith."

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    Bible Promises to Treasure for Teachers Kindergarten-Lifelong
    A collection of scripture treasures and inspiration thoughts that will encourage and build faith. King James Scripture portions are arranged topically.

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    Biblical School Year Grade 3-Lifelong
    "But seek ye first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things shall be added unto you." (Matt. 6:33) A guide for reading the entire Bible during the August-May, 2007-2008 school year.

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    Blog of a Beginning Teacher - Part 2 Grade 9-Grade 12
    A new teacher reflects on the huge task of teaching his students what they need to know in order to become employable adults. Without time to teach all the specifics various jobs require, he concludes high school teachers are generalized instructors, preparing...

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    Body, Mind & Spirit Bible Text Summary Kindergarten-Grade 12
    A list of Bible texts covering the topics of body, mind and spirit. They are arranged to focus on how each of the areas affect our relationship with God.

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    Books for Children and Teens Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Find books through the Adventist Book Center for preschool, early elementary, mid elementary, and teen class, church or home use. Books include various types: mission stories, Bible stories, life lessons, Adventist heritage, true life faith stories, nature...

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    Bringing the Word of Life Grade 9-Lifelong
    Find articles, videos, audio and powerpoints on practical Christianity and deep questions. Powerpoints explaining key topics on Christian faith and lifelong learning can be viewed online or downloaded for iPod use. Topics include 7 College Fables; Religion...

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    Building Character Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Invite Christ to build your character as you kick off the day with selected passages for teachers' daily devotion, inspiration, and encouragement. Thoughts are drawn from books, Experiencing God Day by Day and My Utmost for His Highest, Ellen...

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    Building the Future - A Student at a Time Kindergarten-Grade 12
    A principal shares inspirational thoughts based on Micah 6:8 and our mission as educators to work with God's children as architects and builders in their lives.

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    Caleb's Finest Hour Tertiary-Lifelong
    "So what was Caleb’s finest hour? Perhaps his speech at Kadesh-barnea, when he stood up to the entire Israelite congregation? Or maybe his choice of challenging the Hebron giants? I would suggest another possibility: Caleb’s finest “hour”...

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    Can Reality Be Understood Without God? Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Only through philosophical and rational education, argued Plato, could anyone escape the cave and ascend into the world of sunlight, that is, reality as it truly is. However apt (or crude) Plato’s metaphor, what if indeed we could slip out, and...

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    Can We Make Sense of Suffering? Grade 12-Lifelong
    It's hard to understand why we go through suffering, but Richard Rice talks about some of ways people deal with it, and the role of Christ in our suffering.

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    Can You Wash My Feet? A Chapter in the Life of a Multi-grade Teacher Kindergarten-Grade 8
    A touching story of what a teaching principal learned about communion and the kingdom of God from a young student.

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    Catastrophe and the Creator Grade 9-Lifelong
    When tragedy strikes, we are often left wondering where God is. Blackmer focuses on "learning to trust in the midst of the storm".

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    Catching a Fisherman Tertiary-Lifelong
    "There is no one too disinterested, too distracted, too confident, too discouraged or so sinful that through an encounter with the power of God in Jesus cannot be redeemed and transformed."

  • Christian Resource
    Chalkdust - Prayer Meditations for a Teacher Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Elspeth Murphy shares her insights into the kinds of pupils that every teachers will recognize: the class clown, the quiet child, the gifted child, the unmotivated child, the handicapped child. These prayers reflect a teacher's openness to God as she awaits...

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    Character Building - a Teacher Devotional Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Teachers often try to help their students build character. In this devotional reading teachers are challenged to pursue their character growth as well.

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    Choices... Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Griffith uses a devotional thought to illustrate the choice we must make whether or not to spend time with God.

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    Christ's Resurrection - Hoax or History? Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Many scholars, including some liberal theologians, do not accept the resurrection of Jesus as a historical fact, even though the New Testament considers it crucial to the Christian faith. Why? Is there sufficient evidence for us to believe in a risen...

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    Closed or Open Doors? Tertiary-Lifelong
    "We live in a world of closed doors. Doors of opportunity closed because of unemployment, poverty, and illiteracy. Doors of broken relationships, hostility, and ill feelings that cause us to withdraw from each other. Doors of failures and defeats. More...

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    Creation Through the New Testament Looking Glass Grade 9-Lifelong
    "What we know about Jesus is basically what the Gospels and some other parts of Scripture tell us about Him. This can be taken at face value or can be questioned. But even if we choose a critical approach and claim that many New Testament texts ascribed...

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    Creative Online Devotionals Grade 9-Tertiary
    "Undoubtedly, creating a God-centered worship experience in an online classroom can be very challenging. Without direct teacher guidance, how can students be led to experience true worship?"

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    Daily Devotionals Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Daily Devotionals available for purchase from Adventist Book Center. Categories include: adult, women, young adult, teen, junior, primary, preschool. Preschool titles: Little Hearts for Jesus; My Best Friend Jesus; Hugs From Jesus; Love Letters From...

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    Days of Praise Grade 5-Lifelong
    The Institute for Creation Research's "daily devotionals seek to strengthen and encourage the Christian witness. Read current and past devotionals here, and you can subscribe today to receive Days of Praise every day in your e-mail inbox or a printed...

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    Depressed? A Devotional Thought Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This devotional thought uses the story of a 14 year old girl, Psalm 37, and an Ellen White thought to address the issue of depression.

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    Dialogue Editorial - Beware of Counterfeits Lifelong
    Describing three gifts God gave us at creation ("the holy estate of marriage, provision for education under God’s own care, and an entire day for both worship with the Creator and fellowship with each other") and how Satan has worked to distort...

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    Dialogue Editorial - Escaping Tunnel Vision Grade 9-Lifelong
    "To escape tunnel vision – tunnel thinking, tunnel living – is liberating. It opens up new directions, new opportunities, new avenues for service and fulfillment. It’s a part of God’s plan for your life."

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    Dialogue Editorial - I Found Faith in Singapore Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Relationship is at the core of Christian faith. Because God is relational, He stretched from heaven to earth and reached across the alienation of time and place and even death to lovingly bond a connection to us forever through Christ. Whether you...

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    Dialogue Editorial - Mountain Shrines Tertiary
    "Christianity is more than a shrine. It is a lifelong calling, a forever commitment."

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    Dialogue Editorial - Overcoming the Hurdles Grade 9-Tertiary
    "Student life is very similar to hurdle racing. In my own life I also faced hurdles, even though I have already finished my academic training. Unlike in hurdling, however, our life hurdles are neither the same size nor are painted in bright colors so...

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    Dialogue Editorial - Waiting and Hoping Tertiary-Lifelong
    "While Christian life is one of waiting linked to hope, the fulfillment of this often seems to take too long a time, and the process seems to raise anxiety, engender questions, test patience, and sometimes foster doubts. Yet in biblical perspective, waiting...

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    Dialogue Editorial: Be Not Pretenders Tertiary-Lifelong
    The editor encourages her readers to live as the children of God they are.

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    Dialogue Editorial: Be Still and Know Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Perhaps it will be in the morning, at noon, or at the close of the day, but we must set aside time, quality time, for God. Only then will the water of your life be still. Only then will others see the reflection of Jesus."

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    Dialogue Editorial: His Glorious Riches Tertiary-Lifelong
    "A life that is centered in Jesus, a life that follows His lead and guidance, will discover that in Him and through Him every disappointment becomes an appointment with God, every threat of failure or discouragement becomes an opportunity through which...

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    Dialogue Editorial: The Mark of a Christian Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Thus, the mark of a Christian is not what one wears, but what one is. Love at any cost, love at any time, love in any situation, love in the face of all odds is the distinguishing mark of following the One who commanded, 'Love one another.'”

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    Dialogue Editorial: Who Am I? Tertiary-Lifelong
    "The Cross helps me to realize that as I come to Christ in total abandonment, I pass from death to life, from nothingness to certainty. I know whose I am. From this point onward, I don’t belong to myself. I can’t deal with my body or spirit,...

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    Dialogue Editorial: Will you bounce back? Tertiary-Lifelong
    Consider Joseph’s experience and what we can learn from how he bounced back from adverse circumstances.

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    Dialogue Editorial: Will You Have Friends in Heaven? Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Let us give away our Master’s gifts lavishly―sharing them freely with others. In this way, we will have many friends in heaven and be counted faithful at last."

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    Distractions Can Lead to Destruction - Lessons from Martha and Mary Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Between Martha’s anxiety over caring for her guests—good in itself—and Mary’s choice of sitting at the Master’s feet, Jesus showed the priority that should govern our choices in life."

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    Divine Appointment Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Sit back and enjoy as you read this devotional illustrating divine appointments.

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    Dorm worship: the student's point of view Grade 10-Tertiary
    This study was developed at the request of the DSE in order to learn about the characteristics of the students and those who tend to be absent from boarding school worship services.

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    E-Mail from God for Teens Grade 9-Grade 12
    This devotional will "alert" teenagers that they have "mail" from the Best Friend anyone in the world could ever have: God, the Creator of the Universe. Each one page devotional targets the real spiritual and life issues facing teenagers...

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    Early Seventh-day Adventist Writings Grade 9-Lifelong
    A collection of William Miller, James and Ellen White, and Joseph Bates' writings, featuring downloads of the book Great Controversy in 20+ languages.

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    Einstein's Brain Tertiary-Lifelong
    Everyone always wanted a piece of Albert Einstein (an interview, a quote, a signature, a memento, whatever), and that obsession with him didn’t die when he did either. Are we mere automatons, or free beings created in the image of a loving God? This...

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    Eternal Health and Safety Issues, Volume 4, Issue 1 Preschool-Tertiary
    Chaplains and teachers share in the role of ensuring the eternal safety of their students. This article briefly explores what that responsibility entails and how it compares to the job of those who care for the physical safety of students.

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    Experience the Power of God's Word Tertiary-Lifelong
    Frikart emphasizes the importance of our attitude towards God's Word - read it, embrace it, accept it.

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    Experiencing His Power - Multi-Sensory Instruction Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Frances Schander shares insights on the contrasts in life, and how they can reflect the great power of an amazing God who still speaks to us through nature. From the rumblings of Mount St. Helens to the quiet perseverance of the beaver, God reminds us that...

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    Explaining the Auditory Cheesecake Grade 9-Grade 12
    "Beauty is subjective, though it resides in observable realities. It is diverse in its material sources and defies the rules of natural selection. It does not augment an organism’s fitness to survive. It does not have a discernible cause for...

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    Facing our giants - It is not if we will face them, but where, when, and how we will face them! Tertiary-Lifelong
    Pollard tells the story of David and Goliath, and talks about how we should have the assurance that God is with us as we face the giants in our lives.

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    Facing Sin - We All Fall, but We Need Not Remain Fallen Tertiary-Lifelong
    Pendleton talks about sin, the cross, and how God’s grace is sufficient to lift us up and help us walk again the walk of faith.

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    Factors Influencing Missionary Action and Worship Attendance of Adventist Young People in the Inter-American Division Grade 7-Tertiary
    Based on the considerations made and various other statements that refer to the dynamics of the relationships between factors such as devotional life, church environment, treatment received in the church, practice of harmful habits, commitment to the mission...

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    Faith Builders Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Reflect on a selection of quotes to build trust in God.

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    Father's Love Letter Lifelong
    Paraphrased from almost 50 Bible verses, this narrative shares God's love as a father's letter. It is a free resource containing a beautiful 6 to 10 minute narration video, a childrens' comic strip version in English and Spanish, a two-sided quarter-fold design...

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    Feel the Power Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Are you waiting for some future power surge, or are you letting the Holy Spirit do His work in and through you today?"

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    Focused or Distracted? Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Frances Schander shares practical, biblical suggestions for teachers dealing with chronic worry, anxiety, insomnia, or feelings of powerlessness.

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    Follow the Vision, Fulfill the Mission Grade 11-Lifelong
    "Frontiers of mission are no longer across the seas, mountains, and deserts: they are just around the corner, across from the church where you worship, and outside your grocery store."

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    FoodFun Devotions for Children's Ministry Kindergarten-Grade 5
    Teach by involving the senses with these 40 activities in five types of activities: food crafts, food devotions, food games, food experiments, and even food service projects - all designed for multi-level use from kindergartners through 5th graders.

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    Foundations Tertiary-Lifelong
    An allegory about choices, referring to the biblical parable of the house on the rock and the house on the sand.

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    Four Things God Wants YOU to Know About Education Preschool-Lifelong
    In his keynote address to Canadian Adventist teachers, Duerksen reminds teachers of four qualities and callings.

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    From Gratuity to Grace - The Economy of Giving Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Gratuity of things differs from gratuity of doing or being, because giving graciously inevitably involves giving of oneself, in keeping with the example of Christ. This is not to say that we should stop giving real and tangible gifts, but they will have...

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    God Has Special Things for You to Do Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Learn lessons from the life of Nehemiah and discover God's great work assignment designed just for you.

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    God Is Grade 5-Grade 12
    This devotional unit explores the attributes of God. He is ever-present... The unit consists of three sections, each with 20 lessons with devotional messages. Section One is for teachers. Section Two is designed for teaching students, and Section Three is...

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    God on Trial? Tertiary-Lifelong
    "'Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you, yes, I will help you. I will uphold you with My righteous right hand' (Isaiah 41:10). 'Behold, all those who were incensed against you shall be ashamed and disgraced;...

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    God Says Remember - God Says Forget Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Discover times throughout both the New Testament and Old Testament that God says 'remember' and 'forget'.

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    God Sent a Man Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Haynes presents the story of Joseph in this novel. No matter what happened to him, Joseph trusted God and believed that He would provide for his needs. He allowed himself to be prepared by God to play a crucial role in the history of Egypt and especially in...

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    God's Little Devotional Book for the Workplace Lifelong
    These delightful devotions are designed to be read before work or on a break. The thought-provoking challenges will last all day.

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    God's Little Signatures Kindergarten-Grade 12
    In this inspirational devotional for teachers, the author reflects on aspects of creation as signatures from God. For example, God gave the natural world beauty and variety.

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    God's Two Books Grade 9-Lifelong
    "God desires to make Himself known to us. He has done this in at least three ways: 1)through His Son Jesus Christ; 2)through the work of the Holy Spirit; 3)through His written Word."

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    God's Word for Surviving the Real World Tertiary-Grade 12
    The authors share practical advice on new jobs, maintaining a good reputation and getting along with parents in this devotional book.

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    Gods Call Through a Lost Cell Phone Grade 5-Grade 12
    Steven Gabrys shares how God used the loss of his cellphone to impact his life and witness to all students in College Heights Christian School, Lacombe, Alberta.

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    Good Judgment - A Teacher Devotional Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Every moment of the school day a teacher is making judgment calls that need the wisdom of God and counsel with other professionals. Explore the issue of good judgment in this devotional reading.

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    Gospel vs Gossip Grade 5-Grade 12
    Both gospel and gossip come from the same root word -- "to spread." When we talk about the personal needs of other people, it can either glorify God or glorify self (which is motivated by Satan). In this devotional find out the differences between...

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    Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners - John Bunyan's Autobiography Grade 9-Lifelong
    This autobiography describes John Bunyan's conviction of sin, his struggles against unbelief, his entrance into the meaning and comfort of the Holy Scripture and much more.

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    Graffiti On Our Hearts Tertiary-Lifelong
    "God wants to inscribe within the depths of our lives the ultimate expression of love. His law is not simply a list of duties. As we develop in the joy of loving God and our fellow human beings, we find that it is a way of life. Now that is a life-changing...

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    Guide's Greatest Miracle Stories Kindergarten-Grade 8
    If you wonder whether God still cares, or if your faith needs a shot in the arm, you will cherish these believe-it-or-not true stories from Borneo to Kalamazoo to Venezuela that show that, when we need Him most, God is there.

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    Guide's Greatest Prayer Stories Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Prayer is mind-boggling. Find out how in these 12 exciting stories about prayer. Also available on Audio CD.

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    Haggai's Law Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Haggai's Law (attempt something so great for God that it’s doomed to failure unless God be in it) inspires a principal to dream of unity between all parts of the school community.

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    Heaven Unearthing Peace Grade 9-Lifelong
    "The person and teachings of Jesus uncover our heart preference, which way we’re truly leaning, morally, spiritually, with reference to Him. What we’re really like inside. The good news is that we’re never stuck with this if there...

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    Heroes of the Far North Grade 4-Grade 8
    An inspirational story of heroism and devotion to duty. This is the story of a company of four Royal Canadian Mounted Police and their dog teams who in December, 1910, undertook a journey across 500 miles of wild, rugged, uninhabited country to deliver mail...

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    His Guiding Hand Tertiary-Lifelong
    Muñoz tells how God reentered his life after many detours in his path.

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    How God Uses Pain and Suffering to Teach Us Obedience and Surrender Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Meditate on selected Scripture and Ellen White quotes on the cost of discipleship, lessons learned through pain and suffering.

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    How to Get to Heaven from Your House Grade 6-Grade 7
    How you Get to Heaven from Your House, is a recommended worship text for grade 7. It features devotional stories that take students on a spiritual journey as they get acquainted with Jesus, learn about the Bible, appreciative their world, pray successfully,...

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    How To Pray Tertiary
    "Is it possible to pray continually?" "Three steps would put you on the road: understand prayer, make prayer a daily habit, and grow in prayer."

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    Humility Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Examine the role of humility in the Christian's life as you kick off the day with selected passages for teachers' daily devotion, inspiration, and encouragement. Thoughts are drawn from books, Experiencing God Day by Day and My Utmost for His Highest,...

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    I Know In Whom I Believe Tertiary-Lifelong
    "How well do we know the God in whom we believe? The question is important and very personal. I believe that we can know God, but knowing God does not mean that we have Him figured out. Knowing God at the deepest personal level means that we feel safe...

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    In Contemplation of the Universe Kindergarten-Grade 12
    An Adventist teacher reflects on the blessing of teaching science from a Christian point of view, and how the more we study God and His creation, the more amazed we become.

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    In the Grip of Grace Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Can anything separate us from God's love? Does He really love us, no matter what? Max Lucado uses parables and anecdotes to explain the concept of God's grace, taking readers on a journey through the mountaintop truths found in Paul's letter to the Romans.

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    In the Power Game, Love Wins Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Love and knowledge are partners. Knowledge without love is arrogance. Love without knowledge is sentimentalism."

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    In the Power Game, Love Wins Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Not only does the power of love mark Christ's life, but it imprints His followers as genuine disciples of the Lord of love. Intellectual brilliance, creativity, quick wit - all are sharp tools to be used in the service of Jesus. But they are effective...

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    Inclusion Seeds: a teacher devotional Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Investigate how the lesson of the seed teaches us about individualized education, special education and inclusion.

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    Isaac Newton - Scientist, Theologian Grade 7-Tertiary
    "Isaac Newton (1642-1727), one of history’s foremost scientists was also a noted theologian."

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    It's Not About Me Grade 9-Grade 12
    Reflections from a Christian teacher on working and witnessing in a secular Chinese high school.

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    JAE Editorial: Come Apart and Rest Awhile Kindergarten-Tertiary
    Thanks to technological advances, communication is rising at a staggering rate. These opportunities create an increasing demand for our time. Titled Come Apart and Rest This editorial suggests we intentionally find moments of silence to recharge, reflect,...

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    JAE Editorial: One Small Suggestion and the Making of a Giant Preschool-Lifelong
    "The story of Moses, a familiar one among Bible students, is a example of God's powerful intervention and direction in the lives of His children."Additional articles in this issue include: Nurturing...

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    JAE Editorial: The Nicest Work Kindergarten-Tertiary
    This guest editorial acknowledges both the nice and difficult sides of teaching. Articles in this issue include: Building a Culture of Trust: An Imperative for Effective School Leadership

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    Jesus - A Man for All People Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Four unmatched insights into the mind and values of Jesus, the matchless Man for all people."

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    Johnny's Pants and Other Stories from Uncle Arthur on CD Kindergarten-Grade 6
    Seven well-loved stories told by Uncle Arthur on one CD! Johnny’s Pants, Jimmy and the Jam Jar, Vera’s Victory, The Two Carolyns, Why the Dogs Ran Away, Ken’s Baby Brother, Hold Up Your Hand.

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    Josh McDowell Daily Devotionals for Youth & Families Kindergarten-Lifelong
    "Begin each day with a committed heart for God! Check out Josh McDowell’s Daily Devotions for Families and Youth. Launch yourself on an unforgettable adventure in making right choices. The daily readings and reflection questions may make you...

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    Josh McDowell's Youth Devotions Grade 6-Grade 12
    Josh McDowell's popular One Year Book of Youth Devotions and Youth Devotions 2 provides young people with tools to stand fast against a culture hostile to their faith. One devotion will enable them to discern right from wrong and make right choices in a relativistic...

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    Kids Praying For Kids Kindergarten-Grade 5
    Murray presents his argument for restoring voluntary prayer in schools, hoping to bring about freedom of religion not freedom from religion. Murray, an ordained minister in Texas and an outspoken advocate of prayer in U.S. public schools, now regrets his historic...

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    Kids Praying For Kids - A 12 Month Prayer Journal Grade 3-Grade 4
    An outreach of Franklin Graham's ministry, Samaritan's Purse, this spiral bound book for young children provides a foundation for daily prayer and a guide to reaching out and praying for other children around the globe.

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    Kids' Book of Devotions Kindergarten-Grade 5
    God's word is like food. We need to eat some of it everyday to get strong and stay strong.

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    Labeling or Loving? Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Jesus refused to label. Why? Because He saw the hope of this man's future rather than the problems of his past. It wasn't about who this man had been or what he did, but about what God was going to do with him instead. "'This happened so that the...

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    Lessons from Locks and Keys Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Dave Higgins shares three spiritual lessons gleaned from locks and keys: the heart and the Holy Spirit; code of love; teachers as keys in the lives of students.

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    Let God Love You Grade 5-Grade 12
    This thoughtful collection of Bible texts illustrates how much God loves you.

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    Let Not Your Heart Be Troubled Kindergarten-Grade 12
    A teacher's experience with asking God to help her implement the use of technology in her classroom shows He is always willing to answer our prayers, and often has prepared the way for us before we even know what we need.

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    Let Your Light So Shine Kindergarten-Grade 12
    A heart warming illustration of what happens when you stay close to God, listen when he whispers and does what he asks.

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    Life in All Its Tenses Tertiary-Lifelong
    Archer tells a story of a man named Clive, and encourages you to look at your personal walk with God in the past, present, and future.

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    Light For My Path for Teens - Illuminating Selections from the Bible Grade 9-Grade 12
    This book contains hundreds of Bible verses that will help define one's purpose in life and clarify and strengthen relationships.

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    Light in the Darkness Grade 11-Lifelong
    "To reflect light, you must be in the light. You cannot give what you have not received. You cannot share what you do not have. It is impossible to reflect light, unless you have a personal relationship with the Source of light."

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    Little Talks With Jesus Kindergarten-Grade 4
    This pre-school devotional is especially adapted to what little children are thinking about spirituality. Sharing Little Talks With Jesus with your children will help them cultivate such Christian values as honesty and forgiveness, while giving them...

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    Living in Jesus Name Kindergarten-Grade 12
    In the Bible, names often reflect a person's character. So to do something in Jesus name means to do it in a way consistent with his character- to do it in the way Jesus himself would. Gain some ideas of how to live "doing everything in the name of Jesus".

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    Living In the Light Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Douglas Cooper encourages readers to live constantly in an attitude of love and forgiveness, and shows how radical transformation takes place when Jesus, the light of all people, dwells within the believer.

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    Living the Christian Life in an Alien Culture Grade 11-Lifelong
    "As alien in a strange land, we as Christians are called upon to live honorable and morally upright lives so that people will glorify God, and so that we will fulfill our mission to those around us."

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    Living with Certainty in Times of Trouble Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Stories of tragedy and tribulation, trouble and trial, punctuate the pages of Scripture. From Joseph to Jeremiah and from Job to John the Baptist, these stories talk about trouble affecting God’s followers. Even the Messiah, the hope of Israel,...

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    Living With Simplicity and Complexity - From Social Comment and Scientific Epistemology to Christian Understanding Tertiary-Lifelong
    Author Kevin de Berg examines the distinction between simple and complex causality models and their role in the social, natural, and spiritual dimensions of life. Simple modelling has a very important role in establishing a pattern for understanding which...

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    Lord, Touch My Eyes Again Preschool-Lifelong
    Mark 8:22-26 records a curious miracle of Jesus. It took two tries to bring complete healing to a blind man. Some teachers may also need Christ to touch their eyes again to see as He does.

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    Lost and Found Grade 9-Lifelong
    "When I wrapped my arms around my poor little sheep, it felt like my heart would burst – from anguish because of the pain that she was suffering, and from joy because the search had not been in vain."

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    Mere Christianity in Education Kindergarten-Grade 12
    A quote from C.S. Lewis leads a teacher to reflect on Christian education and the need for teachers to live out their beliefs.

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    Methods of Bible study Grade 4-Lifelong
    Many times we wonder after a good sermon how it was possible for the preacher to find so much richness in the biblical text. It makes us feel "guilty" for not studying the Bible in the same way and for not having the same abilities to discover for...

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    Midyear Blues Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Mike Berden gives Bible-based suggestions for combatting the mid-year blues.

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    Mind Bible Texts Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Bible texts, commentary, Ellen White quotes and sample prayers combine to assist your study of the role of the mind in relationship to God.

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    Miracle at the school gate Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Behold, I command you to be strong and of good courage; do not fear or be dismayed, for the LORD your God will be with you wherever you go. Joshua 1:9

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    Miracles Galore Kindergarten-Grade 12
    A converted atheist weaves her way through miracles of healing to miraculous circumstances by which friends, relations, acquaintances and hard-bitten opponents were helped and led to new birth.

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    My Identity and Purpose Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This devotional highlights our purpose according to God's plan. It includes a table of scriptures and three points focusing on what each of us are here to do.

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    My Utmost For His Highest Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Oswald Chambers' daily devotionals lend a powerful spiritual dimension to your walk with God.

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    Nature Devotional Readings Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Be inspired as you learn lessons from nature and scripture in these devotional readings.

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    No Apologies Needed Kindergarten-Grade 12
    James R. Nix shares the positive influence that Adventism has had throughout his life. He shares 10 reasons why he is glad to be a Seventh-day Adventist and grew up in the church that he did. These include: respect for the Bible, the soon return of Christ,...

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    Not Me, Not You, but God! Lessons from the Life of Joseph Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Joseph’s enduring faith that God controls the affairs of humanity led him to overcome every trial. He seized the opportunity of standing before Pharaoh and used that moment to testify about his God."

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    Of Birds and Seeds Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Bonnie Walker presents insightful observations about learning patience, learning to forgive, and learning to accept that personal and spiritual growth is the work of a lifetime.

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    Our Challenges Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Teacher's lives are full of challenges. In this devotional reading reconnect with the ultimate challenge of Christian education and know that God will equip you to do what He asks.

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    Our Darkness or His Light? Grade 11-Lifelong
    "Next time our darkness becomes self-evident and we feel we are not worthy of coming closer to God, we would do well to remember that even when we do not happen to notice, God is already looking at us, aware of our position, and is willing to stay...

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    Our Unmet Needs Tertiary-Lifelong
    Stanley guides the reader through Scripture to show that, in spite of our doubts and rebellion, God wants to meet our deepest needs. Popular Southern Baptist pastor Stanley Enter His Gates contends that we all have unmet needs for love and acceptance,...

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    Overcoming Resentment & Bitterness Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Learn seven steps to overcome resentment and bitterness in this devotional reading.

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    Passionate about the Passion Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Mel Gibson’s movie, The Passion of the Christ, has stirred up deep emotions and passionate controversies. For some, the movie has become the touchstone of orthodoxy that separates the “sheep” from the “goats.” A more realistic...

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    Peace Like a Spider Grade 5-Grade 12
    This book explains some of the Bible's best tips for succeeding in relationships, spiritual life, school, and on the job.

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    Philip Yancey Grade 9-Lifelong
    Visit Philip Yancey's website to learn about this Christian author and different aspects of writing. Popular titles include The Jesus I Never Knew, Disappointment With God, Finding God in Unexpected Places, Where Is God When It Hurts?, Reaching for the Invisible...

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    Pilgrims and Progress Lifelong
    Watching his daughter and her school perform a musical based on The Pilgrim’s Progress helps a father appreciate the book and its message.

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    Power and Victory Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Learn how to overcome through Christ's power as you kick off the day with selected passages for teachers' daily devotion, inspiration, and encouragement. Thoughts are drawn from books, Experiencing God Day by Day and My Utmost for His Highest,...

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    Praise and Worship Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Praise and worship God as you kick off the day with selected passages for teachers' daily devotion, inspiration, and encouragement. Thoughts are drawn from books, Experiencing God Day by Day and My Utmost for His Highest, Ellen White's writings,...

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    Praise Scriptures Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Use these praise scriptures during your devotional time and through out your day.

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    Prayer of Jabez for Kids Grade 2-Grade 8
    This book encourages those seeking the extraordinary for their lives to take the Jabez challenge by asking for blessings and see how God answers extravagantly. Designed for kids 8 - 12 years old.

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    Prayer Warriors Grade 7-Lifelong
    Ron Halvorsen shares secrets of the prayer warrior. Learn how to prevail with God, intercede on behalf of others, boldly storm God's throne with your requests, and press them home with a determination that will not be denied.

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    Protective Clothing Devotional with Candle Video Grade 5-Grade 8
    Download this powerpoint for a class worship. Students watch a candle making video (link included), consider examples of protection God builds into creation, and reflect on the protective 'clothing' God recommends we wear daily, based on Ephesians 6:11 and...

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    Psalms 23 - For Work Grade 9-Lifelong
    A paraphrase of Psalm 23 in a work setting, illustrating characteristics of boss and worker.

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    Pursue the Positive Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Be encouraged to pursue the positive in this teacher devotional.

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    Quiet Moments with God - For Teachers Kindergarten-Grade 12
    A daily devotional for teachers designed to be a quick read, each title offers a collection of inspiring devotions to help the reader close the door on distractions and enter into the presence of God.

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    Read the Bible in a Year Grade 7-Lifelong
    A service of the Sabbath School Net, this site allows you to click on a version and date and read the selected reading for that day, thus reading the Bible through in a year.

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    Recognizing Guideposts Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Every day, God is at work giving you experiences and giving you thoughts regarding those experiences. Track these experiences back to your Father who provided them and grow deeper and deeper in your faith relationship with Him.

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    Redemptive Discipline for Children and Adults Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Learn about the role of redemptive discipline for children and adults in this questions and answer style devotional.

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    Reflection of a personal experience: The dream of Gabriel Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Whatever comes to your hand to do, do it according to your strength.

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    Restful Peace, Trust in the Lord Kindergarten-Lifelong
    "The perfect antidote for anxiety and alarm is to trust in the Lord. He never fails."

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    Sacrifice and Love Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Learn more about Christ's sacrifice and love for you as you kick off the day with selected passages for teachers' daily devotion, inspiration, and encouragement. Thoughts are drawn from books, Experiencing God Day by Day and My Utmost for His Highest,...

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    ScripShot Devotionals Kindergarten-Lifelong
    From the Center for Creative Ministry, this page features images with scripture texts that convey messages of hope.

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    Secrets of the Vine Devotions for Kids Grade 3-Grade 6
    Mirroring the adult version of Secrets of the Vine Devotional, these engaging daily devotions help “tweens” apply Bruce Wilkinson’s teaching of John 15 in personal faith and life issues. This 30-day devotional includes spaces to record progress,...

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    Secure Your Own Mask First Preschool-Tertiary
    You have likely heard this phrase many times during the safety announcements of flights, but could it also symbolize you as a teacher? These practical tips will help you secure your own mask, so you can fully help others.

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    Seizing the Opportunity to Do Good Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "We are in the business of transforming lives for the kingdom of God, and we must embrace every opportunity we have to do good."

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    Self-Control Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Tap into the source of self-control as you kick off the day with selected passages for teachers' daily devotion, inspiration, and encouragement. Thoughts are drawn from books, Experiencing God Day by Day and My Utmost for His Highest, Ellen White's...

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    Service Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Reconnect with the privilege and responsibility of service as you kick off the day with selected passages for teachers' daily devotion, inspiration, and encouragement. Thoughts are drawn from books, Experiencing God Day by Day and My Utmost for His...

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    Shattered Dreams - God's Unexpected Pathway to Joy Grade 9-Lifelong
    If God loves me, why does life hurt so much? Counselor and author Larry Crabb writes about experiencing a joy-filled encounter with Christ, a life-arousing community with others, and a powerful transformation of our interior worlds that makes us more like...

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    Shattered Dreams and Bright Hope Tertiary-Lifelong
    God is a God of imperfect people. Evans tells the story of a man whose dreams were shattered by tragedy, yet he pursued a career to help others achieve that dream.

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    Should We Ever Judge Others? Tertiary-Lifelong
    Fowler talks about judging others and unfolds some biblical concepts regarding judgment.

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    Show Me! Devotions for Leaders to Teach Kids Grade 1-Grade 5
    52 devotions your kids will love sharing with their friends! Amazing science tricks, nifty sleight-of-hand monkeyshines, and convincing illusions. It's fun with a purpose. Each stunt illustrates an important Bible truth. These are devotions with a twist. You'll...

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    Signs of the Times Grade 9-Lifelong
    A monthly magazine that invites readers to live as Christians in modern North American society and offers news, tips, and articles to help them do so. Published by the Seventh-day Adventist Church, it emphasizes Christ’s second advent and the prophecies...

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    Small Miracles - Extraordinary Coincidences from Everyday Life Tertiary-Lifelong
    A collection of true stories of remarkable coincidences that have changed the lives of ordinary people.

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    Spirit Renew App Grade 10-Lifelong
    The SpiritRenew smartphone app was developed by SimpleUpdates.com, Inc. for the Pacific Union Conference of Seventh-day Adventists. SpiritRenew provides content for spiritual development and growth. Content includes short stories and inspirational articles....

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    Standing Alone Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Often when we accept Christ as our Lord and Savior, it is not a popular decision. So where is God when everyone appears to abandon us because of our stand for Him? Ponder the answers found in this devotional.

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    Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone Kindergarten-Lifelong
    In this devotional find out that while stepping out of your comfort zone is never easy, God often asks us to in order to receive a tremendous blessing.

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    Stepping Stones Grade 6-Lifelong
    A collection of 365 readings drawn from the lives of explorers, kings, athletes, missionaries, and others who used the talents God gave them in positive or negative ways. Each reading is accompanied by a related Bible verse.

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    Taking Your Stand Each Day - Preparing for Spiritual Warfare Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Use this devotional guide to Ephesians 6:10-18 to help you put on the "whole armor" of God.

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    TEACH Editorial Vol 3 Issue 1: God's Assessment Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This devotional-editorial relates school assessments and God's judgment of mankind. God has given us an impossible rubric to follow: Be perfect. It is a pass/fail examination, but we're encouraged to cheat; Christ did all the work, now we just have to sign...

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    TEACH Editorial Vol 4 Issue 1: Delightful Classrooms Tertiary-Lifelong
    Hibbard highlights the natural delight of children and gives ideas on how to create delightful classrooms. Articles in this issue include these titles: Culturally Relevant Approaches to Classroom Management The Friendship Factor EH&S Issues Introducing...

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    TEACH Editorial Vol 8 Issue 1: Missionaries Kindergarten-Grade 12
    In this editorial, Perry writes of historical attitudes toward Protestant missionaries. He then points out that every classroom is a mission field. Articles in this issue are titled: On Interdisciplinary Learning "Knowing Well" in the Classroom:...

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    TEACH Journal: Eternal Health and Safety Issues Preschool-Tertiary
    Inspiring spiritual nurture, this teacher note page uses the metaphor of a power cord to discuss school spiritual power. When power cords are exposed or severed, we immediately work to make the necessary repairs. How much more eagerly should we ensure our...

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    Teachers Are Representatives - We Are Ambassadors for Christ - 2 Corinthians 5:20 Preschool-Grade 12
    A teacher's reflection on the importance of sharing God's love with her students and their families.

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    Teachers Prayer Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Meditate on this prayer as you begin your day, week, school year. Reconsecrate your teaching ministry to the Master Teacher, Jesus Christ.

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    Teaching With Words - Speeches by Gordon Bietz Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Download the manuscripts of memorable sermons and speeches given by Gordon Bietz, past president of Southern Adventist University.

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    Telling the Truth About Truth Tertiary-Lifelong
    King highlights six truths about Truth from Scripture. It exists; it matters; it must be sought; it is in a person; it requires us to take a stand; and it sets us free. Read about some of the scriptural references that back up these truths about Truth.

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    Texts on the Purpose of Life Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Discover the purpose of life through selected Bible texts and commentary.

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    That Terrific Rainbow Grade 1-Grade 12
    Having recently retired, Perepelitza found time to reflect on his years of educational service. Other than carrying out the job description for each particular year, there are things he learned during those forty-two school terms.

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    That's What Jesus Did for Me! Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Jesus was like God in every way. But He did not hold on to being like God. He gave it up freely and became like a slave. He became a man in this world and shared the life of human beings (Philippians 2: 6, 7). He became like me in order to share my life...

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    The 'King of the World' Lives in Kansas Grade 4-Grade 8
    John Treolo shares the story of Jack Staddon, winner of the 1989 National Geography Bee held in Washington, D.C. Staddon competed against one million 4th to 8th graders representing over 20,000 schools throughout the United States. Staddon also overcame many...

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    The Anatomy of a Seventh-day Adventist School Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Just as the parts of a body work together to function as a whole, so do members of a school community.

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    The Best Is Yet To Come Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Nicole Mattson shares a touching story of how God has worked through life's challenges and assured her and her family that 'the best is yet to come'.

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    The Big Picture - What God Knows Lifelong
    The author uses her experiences with dogs to illustrate God's care for us.

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    The Calling - A Challenge to Walk the Narrow Road Grade 9-Lifelong
    The Calling is a new youth edition of God's Call. This book contains sidebar testimonies from Christians who are passionately living their lives for Christ in spite of intense persecution. These believers from around the world share their stories...

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    The Center Makes the Difference Tertiary-Lifelong
    "The question now is: Shall we look beyond self and make God the center of our thought, life, and hope?"

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    The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey Kindergarten-Grade 12
    A woodcutter's wounded heart is healed and his faith is restored through a joyful miracle in this holiday classic.

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    The Divine Blueprint for Education Kindergarten-Tertiary
    In this devotional, look past textual study and philosophy to consider the divine element of worship, God’s plan of salvation, and what they means to true education.

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    The Dream Giver - Following Your God-Given Destiny Grade 11-Lifelong
    Bruce Wilkinson shares more insight on living one's best life, breaking out of everyday patterns, and stretching the limits of one's perspective. Shared here are ideas on how to identify and overcome the obstacles that keep millions from living the life for...

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    The First Stone Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Only a sinless being could throw the first stone. Jesus is the only one with that qualification. Yet, where is His stone? His hands are empty and covered in dust. His heart is filled with love and grace. His hands are forever extended to forgive and...

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    The Five Excuses of Moses Tertiary-Lifelong
    "The powerful image of an Egyptian prince, prophet, and military general who led millions of people out of slavery is what we remember from our childhood stories. We saw the picture of a bigger-than-life character and thought, “Wow! I could never...

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    The Four Faces of Jesus Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Four Gospels have been in the New Testament from the very first time anybody thought to ask which writings should be included in it. The reasons why the earliest Christians choose to keep all four Gospels in the New Testament are not known. But because...

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    The God of the Flood - Holy, Just, and Gracious Grade 9-Lifelong
    "The biblical narrative of the Flood shows God as powerful yet also merciful, as One who pronounces judgment against the wickedness of humankind, and at the same time shows saving mercy and grace to those who accept Him."

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    The Gospel of Laughter Grade 9-Lifelong
    "Laughter can be the best medicine, but only if it is used as a way to express the joy as well as the hope that is ours as we place our confidence in God."

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    The Importance of Thanks Kindergarten-Tertiary
    Teaching can feel like a thankless career. Luke 17 (Jesus and the lepers) is a good reminder that just as they wish to receive it, teachers should also show gratitude themselves.

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    The Lord Loves You Tertiary-Lifelong
    Find free Bible study guides, Christian devotional materials, music, videos, and digital books in English and Spanish. The site also links to Christian publications on health and family.

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    The Making of a Candle - The Making of a Christian Grade 5-Grade 8
    A class worship activity sheet, including the link to an informative and inspiring candle making video. After watching the video clip, students write their answers to three prompts, and then discuss their comparisons of candle making steps to those of growing...

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    The Narrow Road - Stories of Those Who Walk This Road Together Grade 9-Lifelong
    Since 1955, Brother Andrew has risked his life to help persecuted Christians by smuggling Bibles into countries where owning or distributing them is strictly forbidden. His report, and those of the many others that work alongside him, testifies of God's miraculous...

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    The Padded Cross Grade 6-Lifelong
    Meditate on what Jesus asks of those who choose to follow him. Being a disciple means taking up your cross, committing to follow even in suffering.

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    The Parable of the Master Teacher - Redemptive Discipline and Biblical Metanarrative Grade 9-Lifelong
    Using a school for the setting, this powerful parable summarizes the great controversy and plan of salvation.

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    The Prayer of Last Resort Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The author probes the problem of prayer, reflects on several biblical models (Abraham, Daniel, Jacob), and draws a lesson from a film illustration of what prayer is really all about.

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    The Rescuer Tertiary-Lifelong
    "No room for the old artificial distinctions of superiority/inferiority exists in the arms of Jesus, the 'place of safety,' or in the church, for those who have been rescued. Yes, the rescue is complete, the Rescuer extraordinary."

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    The Role of Our Youth in Evangelism Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Contemplate these six well chosen quotes that offer an explanation on the role of youth in evangelism.

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    The Screwtape Strategies - Hamstringing the Impact and Influence of Christian Schools Kindergarten-Lifelong
    "With acknowledgement to, and written in the spirit of C. S. Lewis’ Screwtape letters, using the literary device of inversion. Hopefully, the device should assist readers to gain insight into and question and critique the tactics used...

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    The Solution to Resolutions Preschool-Lifelong
    Reflecting on the tradition to make New Year's resolutions, MacDonald suggests a deeper and lasting perspective on change: "This year I am stepping away from my "I resolve. . ." list, because it puts the emphasis on "I" which in turn...

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    The Tenderness of His Love Tertiary-Lifelong
    In Jesus we find someone who loves and cares like that. Speaking to the common people gathered on a hillside in Galilee, He spoke words that His life among them would soon put into practice: "Look at the birds of the air; they do not sow or reap or store...

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    The Tiny Snowflake Picture Book Kindergarten-Grade 5
    Carried through a quiet, wintry night with gentle nudges from the wind, Lacy the Tiny Snowflake discovers that God will make us all sparkle, if we only trust His will.

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    The Touch of Faith, the Savior’s Reach Tertiary-Lifelong
    "When humanity is connected with divinity, a miracle takes place. When we reach out and touch the robe of Christ’s righteousness, we are changed into His likeness. Here’s the story of a woman who reached out to touch."

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    The Trial - The Compelling Story of One Student’s Faith Tertiary-Lifelong
    "A true story of victory; victory of faith, victory of prayer, victory of placing one’s life in trust in God."

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    The Trolley Car Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Langdon tells the parable of a trolley car and compares it to Adventist Education with Heaven as the ulitmate destination.

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    The View From Andromeda Tertiary
    "What about us, we launchers of the Viking and Apollo spacecrafts, we makers of the orbiting Hubble observatory and the Very Large Array radio telescopes strewn over 39 miles of New Mexico desert? Do our achievements make us more, or less, humble? More,...

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    The Voice of Conscience - A Look at Some Who Were Willing to Die Tertiary-Lifelong
    Reid gives several examples of those who obeyed or defied their conscience and encourages Christians to obey the voice of God.

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    The Wonderful Spirit Filled Life Grade 12-Lifelong
    Blending lively anecdotes, commentary, and teachings from the Bible, Charles Stanley introduces readers to the Holy Spirit. Stanley shares that the Holy Spirit has personality, a specific job description, and a definite desire to be an active part of our lives.

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    The Word Made Flesh Grade 11-Lifelong
    The author of this piece uses metaphors within poetry to describe our need for God.

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    The Year 2000 - Will It Usher in the Millennium? Tertiary-Lifelong
    Reid talks about the millennium and the importance of studying Bible prophecy.

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    Things We Can Learn from a Dog Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Enjoy the simple truths of these 18 things we can learn from a dog.

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    This Is Now - A Girl-to-Girl Devotional for Teens Grade 9-Grade 12
    A devotional written by teens across the country who face the exact same things you do. "Brief entrées and rich Scripture verses are packed with hope and wisdom to guide you through the challenging teen years." NOTE: As always, preview...

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    Though the Heavens Fall Tertiary-Lifelong
    A number of trends in contemporary society seek to entice Christians away from how we should think and live. King talks about three of these trends - secularism, moral relativism, and inconsistent living.

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    Three Laws of Spirituality - A reflection on the parable of the Pharisee and the tax collector Tertiary-Lifelong
    Paulsen talks about the two men that came to the house of God to pray and three important laws of spirituality that come from this story.

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    Three Men Meet Jesus Tertiary-Lifelong
    Mark Finley talks about three men that met Jesus - Simon, the thief, and the Roman centurion.

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    Three Mountains, but Only One Choice! Adam's Peak, the Dome of the Rock Grade 9-Lifelong
    A historical and biblical explanation of the significance of three mountains, the last of which invokes thoughts of Jesus’ return.

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    Through Grief and Beyond Tertiary-Lifelong
    "God’s calling us. All this time, the operative metaphor has been that we call Him in desperation. But could it be this time He is in desperation calling to us? Because maybe—could it be?—the towering wall of roaring oblivion is much...

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    To Be or Not to Be Grade 11-Lifelong
    Adapted from Ella Smith's 2011 graduation service address at Avondale College. "While each person’s purpose in life is vastly different from Hamlet’s, they must also come to grips with the same inner parameters of who they are, and then choose...

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    To See Him in Order to Follow Him - The Lesson from Bartimaeus Tertiary-Lifelong
    "For Bartimaeus, Jesus became his eyes: that he may see again. Bartimaeus does not simply want to see. He wants to see Him, because he wants to follow Him."

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    Transforming Power Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Teachers are encouraged to experience the transforming power of Christ in their classrooms in this devotional reading.

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    Trees - a devotional reading Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This devotional reading tells of God using a tree from nature to share a spiritual lesson.

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    True Independence Tertiary-Lifelong
    Charles Taylor talks about dependence, independence, and the freedom experienced only through Christ.

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    Trust Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Develop your trust in Christ as you kick off the day with selected passages for teachers' daily devotion, inspiration, and encouragement. Thoughts are drawn from books, Experiencing God Day by Day and My Utmost for His Highest, Ellen White's...

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    Twisted Kisses Grade 9-Lifelong
    "The good news of Genesis is that we have been made in the image of the God who loves us and is at work to redeem us! This mouth-to-nostril awakening from inert dust is unique, significant. Very few biblical scholars today would say it really happened....

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    Two-Way Conversations with God Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Discover five practical ways to have a two-way conversation with God.

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    We Are so Blessed! Kindergarten-Grade 12
    A reminder to be thankful for the classroom and school resources we have.

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    What I Have Learned from the Deep Water Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Be encouraged as you read through twelve lessons learned through difficult times.

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    What Makes Your School so Special? Kindergarten-Grade 12
    A chance encounter with an evolutionist leaves a teacher thinking about his question.

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    What Size Is Your God? Tertiary-Lifelong
    Agard talks about how big and powerful God is, and that although we do not understand everything now, it will all become clearer some day soon.

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    What's So Amazing About Grace? Kindergarten-Lifelong
    In 1987, an IRA bomb buried Gordon Wilson and his twenty-year-old daughter beneath five feet of rubble. Gordon alone survived. And forgave. He said of the bombers, "I have lost my daughter, but I bear no grudge . . . I shall pray, tonight and every night,...

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    When Gods Children Praise and Shout Kindergarten-Lifelong
    These verses highlight God's children shouting and praising the Lord throughout scripture. [for a complete list of Ellen White publication abbreviations visit the White Estate]

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    When I'm on My Knees - Devotional Thoughts on Prayer for Women Tertiary-Lifelong
    This book is a heart-felt collection of prayers, devotional thoughts, poems and hymns especially for women.

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    Where is God When Life Hurts? Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Is my God aloof? Does He stand over me, as a towering despot demanding my surrender to His will? Does He cloister Himself in enclaves of serenity rarely looking down upon my anguish? If this were the case, I could not believe in Him. But for the cross,...

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    Why Bother Praying? Tertiary-Lifelong
    "The Bible says that ‘God is the same yesterday and today and forever.’ So anything you say to Him will not change Him. God knows everything anyway. He says, for example, ‘Before they call I will answer.’ What good does praying...

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    Wonderful Words of Life Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Known for his ability to apply parables to the Christian experience, Morris Venden shares a pictures of grace from some of Jesus' most unusual stories. Discussion topics include: How do you keep Satan out of your life once you've been converted? Why is the...

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    Work out Your Own Salvation Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Far from any reference to salvation by works, Paul’s appeal is for a life and a lifestyle consistent with the demands of faith."

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    Your God Is Superior Grade 9-Lifelong
    "My faith in God is not for review or compromise. In keeping Sabbath, I simply obeyed His command." A medical student determined to honor God's Sabbath tells of a scheduling miracle.