Entries in jesus your best friend (5)

Friday
Jun012012

Audio: Alone with Jesus

Jesus, please take me somewhere quiet, somewhere that I can be alone with You. Even though there are other people around, I’m closing my eyes now. Help me to picture a beautiful place that I can be with You. Oh yes, I like this place. It’s perfect! And now I can sit here and think about You and all the good and wonderful things You do for me, and I can give You whatever is on my mind and know that You’ll take the best care of it.

After that, I just want to sit quietly, as I lay my head on Your strong arm. It’s so comforting to be in Your presence, and to know that when I’m with You everything is going to be okay.

S&S link: Christian Life and Faith: A Personal Connection with Jesus: Quality Time with Jesus-2a; Christian Life and Faith: A Personal Connection with Jesus: Reflecting on Jesus and God’s Word (Meditation)-2c

 Author unknown. Read by David Salas. Illustrations by Nozomi.
A My Wonder Studio production. Copyright © 2012 by The Family International

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DOC: Alone with Jesus (Spanish)
DOC: Alone with Jesus (Portuguese)

Friday
Mar092012

Audio: A Prayer for Me

Jesus, sometimes I get frustrated or upset about things that happen when I’m playing with my friends, or when I’m doing school or a chore and things aren’t working out well. There are times when I want to give up if something is too hard for me, and that’s when I really need Your help, Jesus. I don’t always remember to pray right away, but I want to pray now, in advance, so that the next time I find myself in a situation like that, with my emotions or frustrations rising, You can calm and settle me, and help me to see things in a positive way.

There’s always something good about everything that happens, and I want to be able to think about the good things and to remember to thank You for them. Even if I can’t think of what’s good about something that’s happening, help me still thank You for the situation. Then You can show me what’s good about it.

If I’m positive and happy, and if I can deal with difficult situations the right way, that will make me a much nicer person to be around, and I’d like to be that way. I’d like to be someone who others like to be around. Teach me to be more like You, Jesus, and that will make my world—my life and the people around me—a happier place.

S&S link: Christian Life and Faith: Biblical and Christian Foundation: Overcoming Obstacles-2d

Author unknown. Read by Larissa Gilligan.
Copyright © 2012 by The Family International

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DOC: Audio: Una oración para mí (Spanish)
DOC: Áudio: Uma Oração por Mim (Portuguese)

Friday
Mar092012

Audio: Here

Verse 1:
I’m here a-laughin’ with you when you’re happy,
Here a-cryin’ with you when you’re down.
Here to calm you when you’re feelin’ snappy,
I’m here to wipe away your frown.

I’m here to keep you up when you’re swimmin’,
Here to keep those predators at bay.
I’m here to keep your love cup a-brimmin’
By givin’ you kindhearted words to say.

Chorus 1:
When your train set has been wrecked,
When the dots you can’t connect
When your spelling’s incorrect,
I am here.
When you’ve had a bad-hair day,
When you’re too sick to run and play,
When a friend has moved away,
I am here.

Chorus 2:
When your room is in a mess,
When you’ve torn your favorite dress,
When you’ve failed to pass a test,
I am here.
When you need some extra cheer,
When you need to conquer fear,
When you miss a loved one dear,
I am here.

Verse 2:
I’m here a-stickin’ closer than a brother.
Here a-stickin’ closer than a friend.
Nearer than a father or a mother.
There’s no other on whom you can totally depend.
I’m nearer than a father or a mother.
There’s no other on whom you can totally depend.

S&S link: Christian Life and Faith: Biblical and Christian Foundation: Overcoming Obstacles-2b

Song, lyrics, and vocals by Jeremy Spencer.
Copyright © 2012 by The Family International

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DOC: Audio: Aquí (Spanish)
DOC: Áudio: Aqui (Portuguese)

Friday
Jan062012

Crazily Cool Card Set: Jesus—Your Best Friend

Dear Readers,

We’re happy to introduce our illustrated card series. Every month we’ll be posting a set of four cards featuring brilliant artwork and a verse from the Bible.

After printing (on cardstock or thicker paper for durability) and cutting and coloring (and memorizing, of course), you can save your ever-growing set in a card holder. Other ideas you can use these for are as bookmarks, pasting into your Word notebook, sending to a friend, plastering onto your bedroom wall, posting as fridge decorations … you get the idea! Enjoy!

All the best,

My Wonder Studio staff

S&S link: Christian Life and Faith: A Personal Connection with Jesus: Quality Time with Jesus-2a

All verses are from the American King James Version.
Illustrations by
Sabine, Mike T. K., and Mercy. Design by Christia Copeland.
Copyright © 2012 by The Family International

Downloads

PDF: Crazily Cool Card Set: Jesus—Your Best Friend
PDF: Crazily Cool Card Set: Jesus—Your Best Friend (Portuguese)
PDF: Crazily Cool Card Set: Jesus—Your Best Friend (Spanish)
PDF: Crazily Cool Card Set: Jesus—Your Best Friend (Japanese)

Friday
Jul232010

In Relation to Eternity

Write down a few things that have bugged or irritated you lately. Now, think about each of these incidents in relation to eternity.

In one week, one month, or one year, is this little thing that bothered you really going to matter? Are you going to be bothered by it in Heaven? Are you even going to remember it? Was it worth all the energy you put into stressing over it?

Ask Jesus to help you when you start to get bothered over the little things of daily life, and He’ll show you how to turn those anxious thoughts into prayers.

He’ll show you how, compared to eternity and the things that really matter, those things aren’t worth getting anxious about.

S&S link: Christian Life and Faith: A Personal Connection with Jesus: Joyfulness-2a

Contributed by R. A. Watterson, based on the writings of Maria Fontaine. Illustrations by Mawiee.
Copyright © 2010 by The Family International

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PDF: In Relation to Eternity (Japanese)
PDF: Em Comparação com a Eternidade...
PDF: In Relation to Eternity (Spanish)