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Is there one good reason I should give my life to Jesus?

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From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: Is there one good reason I should give my life to Jesus? It won’t get me out of prison any quicker, and no one here would believe me anyway if I said I turned my life over to God. If I tried, I’d fail. It doesn’t really make sense that I could become a new person, as they say “in Christ,” ...Read more

What is the famous passage in First Thessalonians that urges believers to live in holiness, love one another, and work diligently?

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A) 1 Thessalonians 2:1-16
B) 1 Thessalonians 4:1-12
C) 1 Thessalonians 5:1-11
D) 1 Thessalonians 5:12-28

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United Methodists look to move forward after anti-LGBTQ language is removed

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As a historic global conference of the United Methodist Church draws to a close in Charlotte Friday, the issue of homosexuality that has driven away many of the denomination’s churches appears settled.

Delegates on Thursday removed language in Methodist Church laws that for decades has said homosexuality was “incompatible” with Christian ...Read more

How can I convince my family I am a changed man and want to restore family unity?

Religion / Billy Graham /

From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: I was the black sheep of my family for many years and caused a lot of turmoil. I am feeling the urge to go to all those who are still living and apologize, but the memories are so painful I don’t think they’ll accept me. They think that my turning to God is simply to get my father’s ...Read more

What is the title of Psalm 23?

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A) The Lord is My Shepherd
B) The Lord Will Provide
C) The Lord is My Rock
D) The Lord is My Light

Is COVID-19 the sin that puts distance between man and God?

Religion / Billy Graham /

From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: COVID-19 has left an indelible mark on our way of life, causing widespread unrest in society and changes in social interactions, severely affecting human relations. Surely, it has done more damage than even the world wars. Some preachers have likened it to the sin that puts distance between man and ...Read more

What is the famous passage in Zephaniah that describes the Lord's judgment on Judah?

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A) Zephaniah 1:1-7
B) Zephaniah 1:8-13
C) Zephaniah 2:1-3
D) Zephaniah 3:1-8

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United Methodists strike decades long ban on ordination of LGBTQ clergy

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There were tears, hugs, prayer and singing in Charlotte, North Carolina, after the United Methodist Church removed a line prohibiting the ordination of LGBTQ clergy that had been in place since 1984.

According to Unite Methodist News, delegates - without debate - voted 692 to 51 for the changes on the day’s consent calendar, which enabled the...Read more

Doesn’t it seem that narrow-minded people should compromise with some grace and the other broader party consider the consequences?

Religion / Billy Graham /

From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: I am searching for an answer to this question: If two Christians are at odds with one another concerning a moral issue and both believe they are right based on the Scripture, how can they be in unity as Jesus desires? Who is the one who should give in and go the way of the other for the sake of ...Read more

Is it a copout to blame the devil when we do things wrong, or does he initiate temptation and then we make it worse by caving in?

Religion / Billy Graham /

From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: Is it a copout to blame the devil when we do things wrong, or does he initiate temptation and then we make it worse by caving in? In other words, is Satan always to blame when things go wrong in our lives, or are we sometimes responsible? – S.U.

A: The Bible makes it clear that Satan is real and ...Read more

What is the famous passage in Philippians that declares "I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me"?

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A) Philippians 1:1-11
B) Philippians 2:1-11
C) Philippians 3:1-11
D) Philippians 4:4-9

Who is the author of the Book of Obadiah?

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A) Obadiah
B) Jonah
C) Micah
D) Joel

Saying the stakes could not be higher, Newsom to speak at Vatican climate summit

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Gov. Gavin Newsom is taking his climate change advocacy overseas next month to the epicenter of Catholicism, where he was invited to speak at a summit of mayors and governors hosted by Pope Francis at the Vatican.

State and local leaders will gather at the summit from May 15 to 17 to discuss the effects of rising ...Read more

Is there an example of a great man or woman in the Bible who walked away from the trappings of celebrity?

Religion / Billy Graham /

From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham

Q: My doctoral thesis looks at narcissism as a mental disorder, elaborating on celebrities in all fields of industry who successfully turned away from its trappings. Is there an example of a great man or woman in the Bible who walked away from the trappings of celebrity? – C.S.

A: “By faith Moses ...Read more