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What does the Bible say about riches?

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From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: What does the Bible say about riches? — R.P.

A: There is a well-known passage in Luke 16 about a rich man whose disobedience to God led him to reject the very thing he longed for — eternal life. God does not condemn people because they are rich, nor does He justify others because they ...Read more

Why do people seeking happiness become delusional?

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From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: It seems the more people seek happiness the more delusional they become. Why? — H.D.

A: Happiness is elusive, and we don’t find it by seeking it. Happy is the person who has learned the secret of being content with whatever life brings him, and has learned to rejoice in the simple and ...Read more

What is the root cause of these terrible display of hatefulness?

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From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: Hatred abounds in society more than ever before. I feel hopeless that things will turn for the better and fear what will happen to God-fearing people. What is the root cause of this terrible display of hatefulness? — H.S.

A: Hatred is a sign of the depravity of the human race — the ...Read more

What can a Christian do to help a friend who doesn’t believe in God?

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From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: A friend recently died from a drug overdose. Another friend has such deep grief that I’m afraid she’ll do the same. She refuses to believe God can help her. What can a Christian do to help a friend who doesn’t believe in God? — S.F.

A: An onslaught of grief can cause people to ...Read more

Is science to blame or the people that rely on the science?

Religion / Billy Graham /

From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: So much is said these days about “believing the science.” I am an educator but I think people are confused when hearing this because in recent months science has not been absolute in its analysis of a virus that doesn’t seem to go away. I am not sure if science is to blame or the ...Read more

Am I wrong to not change the ending of my prayer?

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From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: I enjoy taking my friends out for a nice meal on their birthdays. They accept my gift but are offended when I pray for God to bless our meal together and to bless the friendship we have. A couple of my friends asked me to change the ending of my prayer, in Jesus’ Name, and say, “In the ...Read more

Why do politicians promise unity but only bring catastrophe?

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From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: I am weary of broken promises by those we elect to represent our best interests. People are weary of hearing politicians promise unity. Just when things seem to be going well, some catastrophe happens. Why is this repeated throughout history? — G.O.

A: No form of government has been able...Read more

What does the word “apostasy” mean Biblically and is it even a relevant word in today’s society?

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From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: What does the word “apostasy” mean Biblically and is it even a relevant word in today’s society? — B.A.

A: The Biblical teaching about apostasy means a “falling away,” as the Apostle Paul describes to the church at Thessalonica. This “condition” affected every area of life....Read more

Why do people scoff at the thought of Jesus Christ coming to Earth the second time?

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From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: Why do people scoff at the thought of Jesus Christ coming to Earth the second time? — S.C.

A: The Bible says that there will be scoffers in the last days — people who refuse to believe that Jesus Christ will return to Earth as the King of kings. They disbelieve this truth just as they ...Read more

Are emotions stronger than a person’s will?

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From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: I have a hard time controlling my emotions yet I want to live a good Christian life. Are emotions stronger than a person’s will? — E.W.

A: The story is told of a young man who was having difficulty in submitting his will to God. He doubted everything. Emotionally nothing seemed real to...Read more

For the Christian what’s the difference between Satan tempting us and God testing us?

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From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: For the Christian what’s the difference between Satan tempting us and God testing us? — T.T.

A: Temptation is a very powerful thing. Scripture says that mankind is in spiritual warfare and that enemies have power and skill to tempt us. This is why the Bible warns us to flee temptation ...Read more

Is there a verse in the Bible that says we should work hard at being good?

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From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: I am 11 years old. My mom says that I should always work hard to be the best I can be. Mom says that we should practice living the best life to honor God too; that’s sometimes hard when other kids make fun of me. Is there a verse in the Bible that says we should work hard at being good? �...Read more

Should the fear of sickness and death paralyze us so that we no longer find hope in living?

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From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: The dread of sickness and death has permeated our world the past year and it caused me to consider why now more than in past years. The virus is on the lips of everyone and has crowded everything else out. Is this normal and should the fear of sickness and death paralyze us so that we no ...Read more

How does God look on anger?

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From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: There’s been a display of terrible hatred in our country. How does God look on anger? — P.A.

A: When the Bible tells us that God “is slow to anger” (Nahum 1:3), it means that He is patient beyond man’s capability. But there are many instances when God’s anger is revealed. The ...Read more

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

 

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