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Should I be hopeful regarding the Abraham Accords?

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From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: While the Abraham Accords sounds hopeful, is it true that peace could really be brought to that part of the world when the rest of the world seems to be in turmoil? — P.T.

A: Peacemaking is a noble vocation. The Bible tells mankind to work for peace and pray for peace, especially...Read more

Should I pray for my unsaved family that they will come to know the Lord as their Savior?

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From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: I have been encouraged by others to pray for my unsaved family that they will come to know the Lord as their Savior. Does this really happen very often? — U.F.

A: A passenger aboard an airliner bound for the Far East told his story about coming to faith in Jesus Christ and how ...Read more

Why has the church has come under attack during COVID-19?

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From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: I became a Christian a few years ago and I thought my troubles would go away. Now that I have learned more from the Bible, I realize that being a Christian can add to our problems. During COVID-19 I have seen how the church has come under attack. Why is this? — C.T.

A: It’s ...Read more

Why does evil seem to be winning in the world?

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From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: Why does evil seem to be winning in the world? — W.E

A: The world is unparalleled in its unrest, whether the unrest of the individual human heart, or of the social, political, or even religious realms. The world’s in confusion because it has rejected God and His moral order. ...Read more

Are there really mansions in Heaven for everyone who goes there?

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From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: Are there really mansions in Heaven for everyone who goes there? — H.H.

A: When Jesus said, “In my Father’s house are many mansions” (John 14:2, KJV), we find a very interesting meaning for the word mansion. The Greek word used does not mean an imposing house but a resting ...Read more

Why do people react so differently when it comes time to die?

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From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: My neighbor is dying of cancer and told me that she is not afraid to die because she will be in the presence of God. Another friend is in heart failure and is blaming God. Why do people react so differently when it comes time to die? — L.E.

A: Death for the believer in Jesus ...Read more

What is the most important decision to make in life?

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From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: What is the most important decision to make in life? — L.D.

A: The Bible reminds us that our days are as grass (Psalm 103:15). They are filled with tiny golden minutes with eternity in them. We are exhorted to redeem the time because the days are evil (Ephesians 5:16). As C. T. ...Read more

What does it mean to “bear one another’s burdens”?

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From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: What does it mean to “bear one another’s burdens”? — B.B.

A: Besides sharing our hearts and our ears with someone suffering, as we are able, Christians show their love for the Lord by being ready and willing to share our material possessions and our time. We have a fine ...Read more

Does every Christian have the character of Christ?

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From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: Does every Christian have the character of Christ? — C.C.

A: Every Christian life is closely bound up with the life of God because in Him we live and move and have our being. He breathed into us the breath of life. He has put something within us that is like unto Himself, ...Read more

What is this "religion of nationalism"?

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From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: My friend has experimented with various religions. I’ve told him about salvation in Jesus Christ and am puzzled why he refuses to consider Him. He has finally given himself over to the religion of nationalism. I have never heard of that! — R.G.

A: A remarkable fact for all ...Read more

If God can see everything does He really still condemn good people?

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From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: I like to help people in need, so it troubles me when friends that go to church tell me that God does not see me as I see myself. If God can see everything, and knows what I do for others, does He really still condemn good people? — G.P.

A: There’s a dichotomy of man and God. ...Read more

Is it possible to "hide" from God?

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From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: My friend does not believe in God. But he did finally admit that if God really exists and he is wrong in the end, he will just simply “hide” from God. What Scripture dispels this kind of thinking? — H.G.

A: A little book was written years ago titled, No Place to Hide. How ...Read more

Are God and Satan equals as far as power?

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From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: Are God and Satan equals as far as power? — G.S.

A: Satan is not omnipotent. He is not God’s equal in power, in presence, or in any other way. He is a fallen angel, not a fallen god. Nothing can come into our lives without God’s knowledge and permission. Satan is actually ...Read more

If God loves His children, why does He discipline those who try to follow Him?

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From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: If God loves His children, why does He discipline those who try to follow Him? — G.D.

A: Just as a child needs correcting, so God’s children need correcting. The Scripture says, “‘My son, do not make light of the Lord’s discipline, and do not lose heart when he rebukes ...Read more

Why does the Bible claim that the human heart can be changed by the blood of Christ and purify the soul?

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From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: Why does the Bible claim that the human heart can be changed by the blood of Christ and purify the soul? — D.G.

A: The Apostle Peter referred to the common practice of subjecting gold to such intense heat that the initial form of it is destroyed. Upon remolding, however, the ...Read more

How can people be so wicked and use their evil ways to burn cities?

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From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: How can people be so wicked and use their evil ways to burn cities, destroying their own neighborhoods and country? Have they no sense — or shame — at all? — E.D.

A: Looking around at all the evil that happens today, we may find ourselves wondering if some people must have ...Read more

What does the phrase “A Gospel of crisis” mean?

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From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: I have heard that the Gospel means “good news.” But what does the phrase “A Gospel of crisis” mean? It seems contradictory. — G.C.

A: God’s message is most certainly “good news,” but it is also a Gospel of crisis. God has a plan for His creation. He loved the world ...Read more

Is it wrong, or mystic, to believe in angels?

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From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: Is it wrong, or mystic, to believe in angels? — A.P.

A: A woman once told about being in a serious car accident but felt she had been almost miraculously delivered from death. “It’s almost as if an angel intervened to protect me.” She wrote, “Do angels still do things ...Read more

What does a person do in a situation like this?

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From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: My longtime co-worker has seemed to turn on me and has become so critical toward me and just about everything that touches her. I don’t think I’ve changed in any significant way so I am perplexed why she is acting so hostile. When I ask her what I’ve done she just says, “You...Read more

Does the Bible speak about electing politicians?

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From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: I don’t intend to vote this year because there are no good candidates. Does the Bible speak about electing politicians? — V.A.

A: Cynicism about politics, elections, and government is nothing new. Many feel that their vote is insignificant. If we all had this attitude, what ...Read more

 

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