Children and Youth: Daily Bible Reading

 

We’ve found some excellent Bible reading notes for children and youth. Check out some of our favourites below. Are there other Bible reading notes you’ve found helpful? Let us know! Email [email protected].

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Topz

Engaging, colourful bimonthly devotional for 7–11-year-olds combining daily Bible readings with puzzles, riddles, simple prayers, and more.

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Beginning with God

Beginning with God helps parents with young children to explore the Bible with their child. This book provides a simple way to start your child in a regular habit of reading God’s Word and growing to know God, who loves them.

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Pens

These imaginatively illustrated, undated, daily Bible-reading notes for 3- to 6-year-olds feature our new googly-eyed Pens characters based on pens, pencils and other things that make life colourful.

 

 

 

Snapshots

Snapshots gives the young independent reader a daily passage from the Bible, a thought, a brief activity and a prayer starter. Simple and easy-to-use, Snapshots is Bible-based and inexpensive enough for children’s group leaders to buy for their whole group. Published quarterly.

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XTB

(eXplore The Bible) is a series of daily Bible reading notes for children in the 7-11 age group, with puzzles, pictures and prayers. Written by Alison Mitchell. The notes include many creative activities.

 

 

Table Talk

It can be a struggle for parents and children to read the Bible regularly together. Table Talk is designed to form the basis for a short family Bible time – maybe just five minutes at a mealtime. It includes a simple discussion starter or activity that leads into a short Bible reading, and can be used alongside XTB.

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Youth >>

Yp’s

Daily doses of God’s word to help 11 to 15-year olds dig deeper into the Bible (subscribe to bimonthly editions).

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Mettle

Designed for 14–18-year-olds, Mettle is published every four months and tackles Bible themes as well as the ‘hot potato’ issues that young people face today.

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YP’s for New Christians

In just 30 days 12–16-year-olds can find out how mind-blowing life with God can be. Each daily reading explains how you can live for Jesus and start to get to grips with the Bible

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Awesome Words

365 daily readings from the English Standard Version of the Bible, combined with dozens of powerful photos, make up this awesome devotional for teens.

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SUbstance  – Ten Bible-based sessions for 14 to 18 youth groups

SUbstance is a fresh new modular youth discipleship resource for 14-18 year olds. They are easy-to-use and highly adaptable leaders guides. Sessions will encourage and challenge, engage and equip, allow for times of quiet reflection and loud debate, laughter, in-depth Bible study and soul searching yet with practical application.

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Discover

Discover for 11-13 year-olds, aims to build young lives firmly on the gospel and a knowledge of the Bible. It is packed with straightforward, no-nonsense explanation of God’s Word. Bursting with puzzles, questions and top teaching to help the reader get stuck into the Bible.

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Engage

Engage Bible notes for teenagers, have been written to help young people understand and apply the scriptures. They also seek to address relevant issues in teenagers’ lives and provide a Bible reading resource that is engaging and long-lasting.

 

 

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