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How can I effectively resist Satan when he attacks me?
Whenever we feel attacked by forces of darkness, we can put James 4:7 into practice. This says: "Submit yourselves, then, to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you."
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Do we have both a soul and a spirit?
Often in the New Testament, they are used synonymously to refer to the immaterial part of man; at other times, they are used with fine distinctions. ...
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How can I grow in my spiritual life?
The Bible says, "Grow in grace, and in the knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ" (2 Peter 3:18). If you have not already done so, we encourage you to organize your day so that you will have a special time to spend alone with God.
Why can't I ever seem to stay close to God?
Billy Graham writes, "God doesn't want our relationship with Him to be like this, and He has provided us with everything we need to grow closer to Him every day."
How can anyone say for sure that his or her name is written down in God's book?
Billy Graham writes, "When we come by faith to Christ, all our sins are forgiven. We can know our names are written in God's book—because of Christ."
Do you believe God has a purpose for every person?
Billy Graham writes, "Many people go through life without ever thinking about it—but that doesn't change the fact that God put us here for a purpose."
Does God give us a soul before we are born?
Billy Graham writes, "The Bible certainly implies that we are given our souls right from the first."
What kind of person is in the most danger spiritually?
Billy Graham writes, "Even religious people may be self-satisfied and unaware that they need Christ."
Is spirituality something some people are just born with and others aren't?
Billy Graham writes, "God gave every one of us a soul, and He put within every one of us a desire to know Him—an empty place in our hearts that only He can fill."
My friend laughs at hell and says he looks forward to it because all his friends will be there. Is he spiritually hopeless?
Billy Graham writes, "No, he isn't necessarily spiritually hopeless—but he is spiritually blind, because he doesn't understand his own need of Christ."
Why don't Christians believe in reincarnation?
Billy Graham writes, "No matter how long we lived—or how many lives we had—we could never erase the stain of sin that keeps us from God."
I don't believe God is out there somewhere; I believe He is inside each of us.
Billy Graham writes, "God is too great and too vast to be limited to our own spirits or souls. God is the Creator of the whole universe."
Recently, a mother in our town killed her 3-year-old daughter. How could anyone do something like this?
Billy Graham writes, "Our minds and hearts are a complex mixture of good and evil—and all too often evil dominates."
How do we know that our souls won't be trapped in our bodies when we die, instead of going to be with God?
Billy Graham writes, "God's plan will come to pass, for He loves us, and nothing can overcome Him."
I've heard people talk about the Holy Spirit, but I'm not sure I know what it is.
Billy Graham writes, "Who is the Holy Spirit? The Holy Spirit is God Himself as He works today in the world and in the hearts of God's people."
What do you think is the greatest problem facing the world today, and why?
Billy Graham writes, "I am convinced that the greatest problem facing the world today is our need for moral and spiritual renewal."
I always thought that when we died our souls kept on living, while our bodies just disintegrated and came to an end.
Billy Graham writes, "The Bible tells us a glorious truth: Not only will our souls live forever, but if we know Christ, one day God will give us new bodies—bodies that will never perish, or ever experience sickness or pain again."
Does God give us a soul when we are born, or at some later time?
Billy Graham writes, "The Bible says all human life is sacred and has dignity—and the reason is because God has implanted His image (i.e., a soul) within every one of us. Furthermore, the Bible says He did this long before we were born—not afterward, nor at birth."
How can I get the Holy Spirit? I gave my life to Jesus two years ago, but I know I need the Spirit's power also.
Billy Graham writes, "To be filled with the Spirit means to be controlled by Him—and that's the problem many believers have. They want to run their own lives, or else they think they must do everything in their own strength."
Churches are just human institutions, and they don't have any place in my understanding of God.
Billy Graham writes, "Just as we need other people in order to have a fulfilling social and emotional life, so we need others to have a fulfilling spiritual life."