What Does the Bible Say about Wisdom?

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At a funeral I attended a while ago, the minister was commenting on the deceased and said that his life was “a life well lived.” That idea stuck with me. God has given us life, and that life provides us with an opportunity to live it well,…

Does God Want Me to Be Happy?

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For multiple years in a row, Finland has won the title “World’s Happiest Country.” Journalists across the globe flock to this California-sized country and ask the one-million-dollar question: What makes Finland so happy? The answers given…

Does Religion Lead to Arrogance?

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Many of us know an arrogant person, whether it is the cousin who boasts about her education at family gatherings, the boss who constantly lists her professional accomplishments, the politician who presents himself as the nation's savior, or…

If God is Good, Why Do I Suffer?

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“Why, O Lord, do you stand far away? Why do you hide yourself in times of trouble? Arise, O Lord; O God, lift up your hand; forget not the afflicted” (Psalm 10:1, 12). Have you ever expressed similar questions and angst to heaven? Maybe…

What Does the Bible Say About Racism?

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A quick glance at the news or social media will show that humanity is devastated by the sin of racism. The Tree of Life Synagogue shooting in 2018, the El Paso Walmart shooting in 2019, and the murder of Ahmaud Arbery are all examples of racists…

Will Jesus Give Me Health, Wealth, and Happiness?

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“As the Good Book says, ‘Heal us, O Lord, and we shall be healed.’ In other words, send us the cure. We've got the sickness already… Oh, dear Lord! You made many, many poor people. I realize, of course, it's no…

What Does the Bible Say about Suffering?

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Suffering is a universal human experience. We all experience it in various ways and to varying degrees, whether through emotional pain, disease, death, natural disaster, or difficult circumstances. What does the Bible say about suffering? Why…

How Can I Talk with God?

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Speaking to God is a wonderful gift given to us by the Creator himself. Few things are so joyous praying to the Lord of the universe. How can we start? Prayer is the primary means for communicating with God, and God has made us in such a…

How Can God Help Me with Suicidal Thoughts?

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“Elevators are like everyone else; we all have our ups and downs.” While this analogy can put a smile on our face, there is some truth to it. Everyone has happy times and sad times. Sometimes, the sad times can get pretty bad. Sometimes…

How Can God Help Me with Anxiety?

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To help in coping with anxiety, we first need to define what we mean by anxiety. Without going into technical or psychological terms, anxiety is an emotional state that is usually manifested in a state of nervousness and uneasiness. This is…