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October 1, 2008

When I first came to Christ as a young man, I saw the men in our church pray together on their knees whenever they gathered for corporate prayer. But today I rarely see people praying on their knees. What does the Bible say about it? And I’d also like to ask: Why do we close our eyes when we pray? Is this something that the Bible says we have...

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February 1, 2012

Why is there such an emphasis in the Scripture for making a joyful noise unto the Lord? Question and Answer I had a pastor who recognized his deficiency in musical talent and yet never tired of “singing with great gusto”—which some would call “great noise.” I loved his enthusiasm. In his monotone voice he triumphantly made his way through...

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October 1, 2013

What is the relationship between God’s love for us and our life circumstances? Often it seems as though there is no reward for faithfulness. Sometimes I feel like the more faithful I am, the harder life gets. Question and Answer I have spent a great deal of time talking with friends about this profound dilemma that disturbs many pe ople,...

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February 1, 2009

You said on one of your Today in the Word programs that God wants us to live holy lives. The lady with whom I have been intimate now says she doesn't want to do that any more. She says the Bible is right and she agrees with you. I know what she means—but isn't there any wriggle room in that? It doesn't seem right to me. Question and Answer...

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June 1, 2016

When I was growing up, I was taught that Sunday was a “day of rest,” a time when one did very little. I couldn’t play outside, do homework, or anything much but stay in the house and read, preferably a Christian book. So, I came to dread the day. Today things seem to have gone to the opposite extreme. Christians play sports, shop, go to movies,...

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May 1, 2019

Is God ever ashamed of my depression? Question and Answer To speak of the Lord Jesus being “ashamed” of you is to suggest that there might be something you are doing that is displeasing or embarrassing to God, or that you are not living up to God’s standard by intentional choice. Clinically speaking, depression comes about not so much by...

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