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656 pages
May 2006
Nelson Bibles

My Time with God for Students (NCV): 15 Minute Devotions for the Entire Year

by  Nelson Bibles

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My Time with God for Students is a devotional arranged to take readers through the entire New Testament in a year. It explores themes that come up daily in the lives of young adults, such as time management, honesty, goal setting, love relationships, and individual integrity. It takes passages from the New Century Version and is designed to be understood easily by anyone willing to read carefully, spend time in meditation and contemplation, and then go to prayer.

While this book primarily digs into the New Testament, it also incorporates Old Testament readings, as well as insights from the words of historical Christian leaders, including Martin Luther and Hippolytus, to modern day evangelists such as Billy Graham and Joni Eareckson Tada. Each devotion begins with a theme explaining its concept and ends with an inward reflection or a call to action for the student. A topical index has been provided so searches can be made to find segments relevant to a current struggle or question the reader may have.

If someone is looking for a devotional to bring some deep, theological insight into the Bible, this is not the book to get; but, if a resource is needed to help the reader stay steady in the Word, this is an excellent tool. It uses lessons that easily fit into everyday life. Sometimes it is hard for high school or college students to find time to fit the Bible into active schedules, but My Time with God splits up the New Testament in a way that makes it easier to keep up with faithful study. Alyssa Curry, Christian Book

Book Jacket:

For students who want to know God better, to explore exciting Bible truths each day and still meet life's other demands and responsibilities, to be challenged (at a comfortable pace) to grow deeper in faith, My Time with God for Students is just the thing! My Time features the complete New Testament, selected sections from the Old Testament, and insights from many classical and contemporary writers, including Max Lucado, Billy Graham, Joni Eareckson Tada, Philip Yancey, and Tony Campolo. Plus its handy index guides readers to just the right readings for dealing with problems, issues of faith, and hurts and temptations.