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How does one stop worry before it destroys them?

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From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: As a recent retiree, I have to admit that I am fearful for the future when I look at the state of the world and how it impacts all of us. I admit that I worry that I’ll have enough money to sustain me in my old age. How does one stop worry before it destroys them? – W.S.

A: If a person stays ...Read more

What can I do to encourage young people to seek Christ?

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From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: Society is steeped in sensuality. Years ago, the answer was that young people needed more education in the area of sexual relations, but it seems to me that this is what has caused the moral fibers to deteriorate. As a youth pastor, I wonder what I can do to encourage young people to seek Christ ...Read more

Is it ever right to be angry?

Religion / Billy Graham /

From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: The Bible indicates that God is sometimes angry. I become angry about many things and I’m a Christian. I feel guilty about it but when I see children mistreated and injustices around the world, I cannot contain my anger. Is it ever right to be angry? – C.A.

A: God’s anger is always just. Even...Read more

Should we forget marriage?

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From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: My boyfriend and I have been dating a long time but we aren’t sure we’re compatible because we fight from time to time. Should we forget marriage? – B.M.

A: One of the most important questions couples should ask is, “Are we ready to set aside our individual desires in order to serve one ...Read more

Can I give up so much to know Jesus?

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From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: I would like to believe in Jesus but so many of my friends tell me that it could be a negative experience because a person has to give up so much. I’m not sure I can do that. – S.D.

A: The same Jesus that said, “Go and sin no more,” is the same Jesus that said to His followers that He ...Read more

Is it true that people find different ways to God?

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From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: Is it true that people find different ways to God? – P.C.

A: People come to Christ in many different ways; your experience won’t necessarily be like someone else’s. This is not to be confused with the fact that there is only one way to salvation and that is through Jesus Christ. He is the ...Read more

Where did evil come from and why does God allow it?

Religion / Billy Graham /

From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: Where did evil come from and why does God allow it? – E.O.

A: Theologians and philosophers have grappled with the existence of evil for centuries without finding a complete answer. The debate is as old as the human race. Some have concluded God must not care. We live in a random universe, they ...Read more

How is it possible to keep a pure mind?

Religion / Billy Graham /

From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: It has been sad to watch the entertainment companies go from family entertainment to vile entertainment. How is it possible to keep a pure mind? – M.P.

A: We live in the most permissive society since pagan times. Movie marquees, covers of magazines, and billboards scream sensual messages. “If ...Read more

How do I deal with my son's terrible present?

Religion / Billy Graham /

From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: My son asked me what I wanted for Mother’s Day. In an effort to pique his interest in the things of God, I asked for a new Bible in black. My intention was to re-gift it to him. Instead, he gave me a book about being our own gods and he told me that he could not give me a Bible because it was full...Read more

Why do people continue to doubt the validity of Jesus?

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From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: Why do people continue to doubt the validity of Jesus, His history, and claims when it has stood the test of time? As a seminary student, it’s discouraging to hear Bible professors question God’s truth. I know the truth for myself, but I wish I could be more articulate in my responses when this ...Read more

Will the Bible ever be outlawed?

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From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: There seems to be an agenda to discount what the Bible says about almost everything these days and I am afraid that in time the Bible will be outlawed. Is that even possible? – B.F.

A: This Bible has come down to us through the ages and is still relevant today. It has passed through so many hands...Read more

Why should I be saddled with “setting my house in order”?

Religion / Billy Graham /

From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: My parents are aging and suddenly they are obsessed with “setting their house in order” before they die, both financially and spiritually. And now they want me to do the same though I’m in the prime of life. Why should I be saddled with such a dismal task? – D.P.

A: Life is uncertain, but ...Read more

How can a young person identify as one of "the nones"?

Religion / Billy Graham /

From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: I keep hearing about young people leaving the church and they are known as “the nones,” believing in something but not identifying with religion. How can this be? – T.N.

A: People can have religion but not know Christ. Professing faith is clearly not the same as possessing Jesus as Savior, ...Read more

Is there anything tangible that Jesus left on Earth that has been uncovered?

Religion / Billy Graham /

From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: I was spellbound to read about the archaeology digs in Egypt in 2021. Is there anything tangible that Jesus left on Earth that has been uncovered? – H.U.

A: The testimony of the Lord Jesus Christ is the most powerful message that rings throughout the ages. The Bible is “the word of God, and… ...Read more

How do we know what Jesus looked like?

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From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: There are so many pictures of Jesus and they all have a similar look. How could anyone even hundreds of years ago have known what He looked like? All we have are His words, right? – I.P.

A: The words of Jesus that are found in the pages of the Bible tell us who Jesus is and what He is like. This ...Read more

How do I debunk reincarnation?

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From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: My family has been watching a documentary on reincarnation and now my teenagers seriously believe that they may have lived at another time. I thought by allowing them to watch this program it would broaden their minds but instead it has troubled them. I don’t know how to turn them around. – R.F....Read more

Does depression take a toll on the mind and the body?

Religion / Billy Graham /

From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: I lived through the Great Depression but what we are going through today in this country doesn’t compare. A more serious depression is taking the lives of the elderly and even the young people. We brag about our progress but with the high numbers of suicide, I don’t believe this is the progress ...Read more

Is it wrong for a Christian to work on Sunday?

Religion / Billy Graham /

From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: I was brought up in the mid-20th century where most businesses were closed on Sundays. In recent decades, this has all changed and everything is open on Sundays, requiring people to work as though Sunday is just another day. Is it wrong for a Christian to work on Sunday? – J.D.

A: How wonderful ...Read more

How do I reach my friend with God's love?

Religion / Billy Graham /

From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: My closest friend through childhood was someone I always respected for his great mind and personality. But we eventually grew apart. I’ve learned that he’s in prison and bitter at the world. I’ve tried to reach him with God’s love, but he is even bitter at God. Is he hopeless? – F.S.

A: ...Read more

Is there a word of encouragement for my husband?

Religion / Billy Graham /

From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: My husband is serving in the U.S. military as a chaplain and is committed to fighting, not only to maintain the freedoms that our forefathers won, but the freedom to worship God while serving in the military; but he stays defeated. Is there a word of encouragement for him? – M.W.

A: President ...Read more

 

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