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00448 - The Lack Of Aspiration In Youth

In an era teeming with distractions and transient pleasures, many young people need more aspiration, seeking fulfilment in the temporal rather than pursuing lasting purpose. However, as believers, we have the privilege and responsibility to intercede on their behalf, imploring God to awaken purpose and passion within them.

Jeremiah 29:11 (ESV) reassures us, "For I know the plans I have for you, declares the LORD, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope." Though directed at Israel, this promise underscores God's heart towards every generation: He has plans filled with hope for each individual.

Let us fervently pray that today's youth grasp this divine truth. May they understand that their value and purpose stretch far beyond societal standards. In uniting in prayer, we seek God's intervention to rekindle dreams, ignite aspirations, and direct young hearts towards His enduring purpose. Let us pray.

Quote What better investment in prayer than in our young people.


Lord, I pray for the young people I know to have passion and purpose in Your Kingdom. Amen.

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(ESV) The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. ESV® Text Edition: 2016. Copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers.

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