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What is the answer to winning eternal life in Jesus in Savior after Death?

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From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: Some churches teach that people can win eternal life in Jesus as Savior after death. I am a Christian but I have to say that I don’t really know how to find the answer to this. — L.D.

A: There is life after death and every individual must make the decision to repent of sin and receive ...Read more

Where in the Bible is there anything that has happened to a God-fearing nation?

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From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: Our country doesn’t even resemble the America we once knew — the land of the free. Where in the Bible is there anything similar that has happened to a God-fearing nation? — G.F.

A: America has gone a long way down the wrong road by moving away from its spiritual heritage. This is not...Read more

Will evil ever be “canceled”?

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From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: I have lived a long time remembering the evil displayed at Pearl Harbor and decades later on 9/11. We are watching the success of the cancel culture, but will evil ever be “canceled”? — C.C.

A: When Jesus Christ comes back to this earth, evil is going to be destroyed. The devil ...Read more

Can anyone turn the world around?

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From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: There is so much evil in our society today and government seems to be at the heart of all the problems. Is this a fair diagnosis, and can anyone turn the world around? — A.S.

A: The world’s specialists may employ all the diplomacy and skill at their command, but at best they reach only...Read more

Is there any hope to turn things around?

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From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: I’ve been a Christian most of my life and am grateful that my parents had the freedom to raise me in church according to God’s Word. Instead of being conformed to the ways of the world, I have learned about being conformed to the things of Christ, but the nation is rapidly changing, ...Read more

What is wrong with concentrating on things instead of value?

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From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: I am just beginning my legal career and have been offered a large salary and lots of perks. My friends say that I am concentrating on things instead of value. What is wrong with that? — S.P.

A: Luke 16 is the famous passage about a rich man whose disobedience to God led him to reject the...Read more

Why can't I change myself?

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From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: I have trouble getting along with people. I try hard to be understanding but things people do and say irritate me. My mother told me that I can’t change others but I can change myself. I’ve tried but it is hard and I’m frustrated. — C.M.

A: A woman once wrote a letter describing ...Read more

If God has a purpose for us, why set our own goals?

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From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: Is it wrong to set goals and work hard to reach those goals? Some people have told me that God has a purpose for our lives and if that is true, why set our own goals? — G.S.

A: As human beings we should all be wise in planning for life, like getting a good education, preparing for ...Read more

Is the human soul real and can each person really find a soulmate?

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From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: Is the human soul real and can each person really find a soulmate? — H.S.

A: The subject of the soul has a prominent place in our thinking. Finding the sole source of real love brings light into life? Salvation in Jesus Christ is the only hope for the soul. Only He can illumine the dark ...Read more

Is jealousy what motivates hatred and why is hatred so prevalent in the world today?

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From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: Is jealousy what motivates hatred and why is hatred so prevalent in the world today? — J.H.

A: Hatred abounds all over the world and often stems from jealousy. Satan’s hatred of God was due to jealousy. He wanted to be exulted instead of exulting the God of the ages.

At no time in ...Read more

Is this all there is?

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From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: When I graduated from college with honors, I thought I would conquer the world. I was excited about life. Then COVID-19 hit. I haven’t been able to find a job and there seems to be little hope. Is this all there is? — L.H.

A: Some see their own life’s journey as a series of unrelated...Read more

What is the secret to overcoming sorrow and finding peace and happiness?

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From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: I am having a hard time being joyful. Discouragement follows me. Living through COVID-19 has deepened my sorrow and loneliness. What is the secret to overcoming this horrible emotion and finding peace and happiness? – S.L.

A: We should be a “glimmer” for someone who may be ...Read more

What does the Bible teach about temptation?

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From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: Temptation is a troubling thing. What does the Bible teach about it? – T.T.

A: Temptation is exactly the same for us as it was for Adam and Eve in the garden of Eden. And Satan also tempts us in the same way that he tempted Jesus – through “the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes...Read more

What does it mean to be carnal?

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From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: What does it mean to be carnal? – C.E.

A: Carnality is a Biblical word that is not used much anymore but has a powerful effect on life. It means living life consumed by satisfying fleshly desires, feeding selfishness while serving the body and starving the soul. Carnality is the state of...Read more

What is sufficient to win eternal life?

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From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: I try to live according to God’s Word but my friend who is a pastor said that his good work in the ministry will win him the acceptance of Jesus. Is this sufficient to win eternal life? – G.D.

A: There are many people who spend their lives doing good deeds. This, in fact, was the story...Read more

Is God’s forgiveness really important to get to Heaven and why would He pay our penalty of sin?

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From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: Is God’s forgiveness really important to get to Heaven and why would He pay our penalty of sin? – H.B.

A: Imagine for a minute that you committed a crime, were arrested, and were sent to jail. The day has now come for you to appear in court. As you stand before the judge, there is ...Read more

Is being addicted to prescription drugs the same as addiction to drugs and alcohol?

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From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: I am addicted to some prescription drugs. Is that the same as addiction to drugs and alcohol? – A.V.

A: Volumes could be written on the problem of drug addiction. Millions of barbiturates are swallowed every night to help the nation sleep. Millions of tranquilizers keep people calm ...Read more

If we fight sin are we are not fighting sinners?

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From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: If we fight sin are we are not fighting sinners, and is this right? – F.S.

A: Christians understand that the world is embroiled in the great battle between right and wrong, just as the Bible says. “Woe to those who call evil good, and good evil; who put darkness for light, and light ...Read more

Can this be a Biblical church?

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From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: My church is no longer the church it used to be. Many say they follow the Lord but don’t really read His Word or preach it. Can this be a Biblical church? – D.C.

A: Within the vast complexities, bureaucracies, organizations, and institutions of Christendom there exists the true Body of...Read more

Does God require this of the innocent?

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From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: My son-in-law has committed adultery and my daughter is devastated, but out of concern for his soul she does not want to leave him. I am upset about this because he is making a fool of her. Does God require this of the innocent? – W.M.

A: When a spouse is unfaithful in marriage there is ...Read more

 

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