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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”?

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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"?

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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?

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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?

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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?

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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?

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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?

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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

Why does God allow terrible "acts of God?"

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From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: I’ve been volunteering in Kentucky after the tornado destroyed people’s lives, and many ask why God permits what we’ve come to call “acts of God.” – S.D.

A: Natural disasters are defined as “a hazard outside human control for which no person can be held responsible.” It’s most ...Read more

Why is it so hard for people to recall God’s promises?

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From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: I promised myself at the beginning of the year that I would begin to memorize Bible verses so that I can recall God’s promises. Why is this so hard for people? – D.M.

A: Satan is the great discourager and he doesn’t want us to read or memorize Scripture because it is the Word of God. When we ...Read more

Is there refuge?

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From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: Church has been a big part of my life but since COVID, things have changed and people are so fearful of being together. There are even times that I contemplate ending my life because of the fear that has gripped my heart. Is there refuge? – F.F.

A: Jesus said, “[Satan] comes only to steal and ...Read more

Can I learn to open up to others?

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From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: I want to be a “people person” but I’m an introvert and it’s difficult for me to open up to others. Is this just a personality trait and can it be changed? – S.P.

A: There’s an old saying that no man’s an island. God is pleased when He sees mankind reach out to others in need. The ...Read more

Are impatience and selfishness really connected?

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From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: Is the lack of patience a sign of selfishness? That’s what my wife claims. I have to admit that she is usually right and I guess she is trying to send me a message. Are impatience and selfishness really connected? – I.H.

A: Practicing patience is hard for almost everyone. But we must also guard...Read more

Can social media really be good for society?

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From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: The progression of social media is of great concern to me as a parent. It’s taking over my teenagers’ every waking moment. They love to post about their activities and their accomplishments. This technology that fits so comfortably in the palm of the hand is distracting my kids from handling ...Read more

Does God consider alcoholism a sin?

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From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: My mom has put her dad in a facility to help him conquer alcohol addiction. He has been very resistant and I’m afraid that he’ll just get out and go right back to drinking, and when he gets drunk he is very abusive. My mom is an incredible woman because my grandfather lives in her home and she ...Read more

Is God in Heaven right now and is Heaven open for everyone?

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From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: Is God in Heaven right now and is Heaven open for everyone? – H.O.

A: The Apostle John wrote about the wonderful aspects of Heaven in the book of Revelation. There is much mystery and untold wonder and glory. But we must not miss this truth: the door to Heaven is open for everyone, and the ...Read more

Is there Scripture that speaks of angels as males?

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From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: A friend of mine asked me to debate whether angels are genderless. When I mentioned Michael and Gabriel being males, she pointed to the fact that females go by those names as well. Is there Scripture that speaks of angels as males? – A.G.

A: Word studies in the Bible show us many things and often...Read more

 

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