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A Young Woman After God's Own Heart: A Teen's Guide to Friends, Faith, Family, and the Future

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This young woman's version of Elizabeth George's bestselling book A Woman After God's Own Heart shares the intentions and blessings of God's heart with teen girls. On this journey they discover His priorities for their lives—including prayer, submission, faithfulness, and joy—and how to embrace those priorities in daily life. Elizabeth's mentor style, the "Heart Response" ...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published January 1st 2003 by HRVH (first published January 1st 2002)
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Lissel Devetori
Jun 29, 2012 rated it it was amazing


Very well written book, Elizabeth George goes into depth about what god wants in a woman & how to be faithful Christian followers of Christ. She includes exemplary stories of the bible like Moses, & many more. She gives examples about her daughters in the section of being pure to yourself & god. She also mentions a couple sections about choosing your friends wisely & how to always include god in whatever you do. At the end of every chapter, she always includes activities for you to look up wit
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Jeannie Pederson
Feb 16, 2011 rated it really liked it
Shelves: young-adults
As a single young woman, one of the things God has laid on my heart is to reach out to younger girls who want to grow spiritually. God has opened doors in amazing ways, and over the last couple of years I’ve been in a position to really invest in the lives of several teenage girls. Last year I was able to lead a group through Elizabeth George’s book A Young Woman after God’s Own Heart.

Written in a chatty, down-to-earth style, this book is not only enjoyable, but solidly Biblical. The girls in my
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Audrey Anderson
Apr 05, 2013 rated it liked it
Shelves: library-reads
Tells in detail how a teenage girl should aspire to live her daily life. Using stories from the bible, it makes connections between young women in the past and the young women of today.
Mandy J. Hoffman
Sep 15, 2008 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: i-own
MY REVIEW:

The classic book for women - A Woman After God's Own Heart now in format for teen girls of all ages! This book is the perfect Bible Study or simply a pleasure read for a teen girl who desires to know more about Jesus or grow in her relationship with Jesus. While this book is packed full of Biblical truth, sound advice, and practical application, it is also a fun book to read as Elizabeth has fun with 12 to 16 year old girls.

I liked the fun approach of this book to deep issues in a youn
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Allyson
Aug 19, 2007 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: all teenage girls
I lead multiple Bible studies in my home for teenage girls (the middleschoolers and the highschoolers)using this book and this has truly impacted so many of their lives. Even some of the mom's have been transformed by what they've read with their girls. Alot of this information is not being addressed in our churches which is one reason why I became so convicted this book needed to be taught. Teaching the 1st chapter by itself and the following 14 chapters, 3 @ a time, seemed to work the best. El ...more
Latonya
Jan 22, 2009 rated it it was amazing
This is an excellent book for any daughter or young girl in your life who needs to know the heart of God for her life. This book highlights the common everyday things that our young female teens face. They will learn that through their daily challenges of being a teen, there is hope through Christ Jesus and power to stand.
Jones Family
Jan 28, 2009 rated it liked it
Recommended to Jones Family by: Mom
Shelves: sondra
A Young Woman After God’s Own Heart is a book about a Girls relationship with God and the people around her. The way Elizabeth Elliot wrights is a little flowery for my taste but some girls will very much enjoy it. I was able to discuss this book in a small group and it was beneficial. You can gather quite a bit from this book and the scripture references are wonderful.
Liz
May 17, 2010 rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Sunday School teachers, one-on-one disciplers, mentors, teen girls who want to grow spiritually
This is a very good study to do with a teen girl. It covers a variety of topics that teen girls deal with, which is helpful. The chapters are short, and typically there are only three or four study questions. I think that helps keep the student from being overwhelmed. It would be a terrific study for a teenage girl who is a newer Believer who needs discipleship.
Sandy Fredette
Aug 30, 2007 added it
Recommends it for: Yes
I've been writing in this prayer journal for 6 1/2 years and my Great Niece Shannon gave me the copy of "A Womans High Calling". It is wonderful for me to get to know more of Elizabeth George's works. It was meant for me to read. Amen ...more
Taylor
Feb 09, 2009 rated it really liked it
It's been a while since I read this book (as in, four or five years!), but I remember it having taught me a lot as a young teenager. Really, really good for any young teenage girl struggling to continue a pure relationship with God despite the interference of the world. ...more
Laura
Mar 29, 2010 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: books-i-own
i am only on page 37 of this book - AND IT'S AMAZING!!!! WOW!!!!!!! it's written really simply and it's just AWESOME. i'm really not that far into it and i've already been challenged numerous times. i can't wait to keep reading it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ...more
Kristina
Oct 06, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Even though I am 22, I still got this book because it could still relate to me where I am at right now in life. I highly recommend this book for every young teenage girl out there (13-18 years old) and it also is a awesome book for those of us who are college age and not married yet.
Abigail Lohmann
Dec 17, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2012
Before this, I have never heard of or read anything by Elizabeth George. She is so amazing! It's hard to find a good book for early teens like this. I highly, highly recommend this to anyone from 11-20 =) ...more
Arielle
Feb 13, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Elizabeth George is an amazing author, I can't speak of her books highly enough! This was a favorite in my teen years and my very well marked up copy is still on my shelf and gets read over and over again. Probably one of my favorite ever devotional type books for teen girls. ...more
Ali
Dec 29, 2007 rated it it was amazing
This is book is great!
Really teaches you a lot! :)
Ashley
Apr 26, 2008 rated it it was amazing
GIRLS, this is a good book!! sorry boys, this isn't for you, i know your dissapionted but girls really good!! ...more
Angelhorse
We are going through this book in Sunday School, and is VERY good!I have learned so much and Elizabeth George is an awesome writer! I highly recomend it!
Meadow Frisbie
Dec 15, 2008 rated it liked it
Shelves: studies, girl-books
Great book for any Teen Girl
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i readthis book it is nice and it says alot of true things about a teenager just like me i go to church and respect it
Pam newsome
Feb 23, 2009 is currently reading it
Small group study with 7th graders. I love that the encouaragement is relationship based. Elizabeth is relates well with the girls.
Robin
Oct 24, 2009 rated it really liked it
I read this with my daughter. It was a blessing to share our faith with her.
IrenesBookReviews
Nov 05, 2010 rated it it was amazing
I read it and really learned ways to help young girls as they grow up in this world. A must buy for all Mom's of daughters. ...more
Alexa
Jul 10, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book is giving me great advice on how to live a christian life!
Bomdom
Jan 08, 2012 rated it it was amazing
A very helpful book to grow in faith,complete with Bible verses to read and draw lessons to.
Becky
Apr 15, 2012 rated it it was amazing
used this one for a summer book study with the teen girls. We all loved it and it spurred some great conversation and seems to challenge the girls in their walk with the Lord.
Allison Jordan
May 28, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Great for girls! Highly recommend!
Emmalisa Tilli
It was great for me when I was a teenager... lol
Anna Schider
A good book for a young lady to encourage herself in living the way God wants her to....
Sarah
Jan 13, 2008 rated it it was amazing
This book was amazing and very helpful in my walk with God.
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Elizabeth George is bestselling author and national speaker dedicated to helping people live a life after God’s own heart. For over 30 years, the teachings and steadfast example of Elizabeth has helped countless men and women:

- Simplify life by focusing on God’s priorities.
- Appreciate God’s Word and apply it to everyday situations.
- Respond to circumstances with confidence by seeing yourself thro
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