We have only one hope of salvation. That is to crucify our carnal mind, receive the “mind of Christ" and be born of the Spirit. The Bible teaches us that sin is overcome, not by determination, but by giving up—by surrendering our all in faith to Christ, and being born of the Spirit.
Are you depressed? Elijah, possibly the greatest prophet of God the world has ever known, was suffering from fear and depression. In this article we will examine his secret, and how God helped him overcome his depression.
The theory of evolution was developed at a time when scientists knew very little about life. Scientific findings, like DNA, prove conclusively that life came into being by distinct design. Without DNA there is no life. The theory of evolution stops short at the DNA molecule.
Many people struggle for years with the emotional pain and depression that goes with an unforgiven sin against them, because they do not understand forgiveness. Forgiveness is not a matter of forgetting about it. What is forgiveness? Why forgive? How can I forgive someone who has wronged me?
Can God be in control of a world that seems to be out of control? When evil is called good and good is called evil, and the innocent suffer while the wicked triumph, we sometimes find God hard to understand. But pain, suffering, and bereavement can all be part of God’s perfect plan.
Life and liberty are the inheritance of the child of God. It is what God has promised those who surrender their lives to Him. What about “the pursuit of happiness”? Is it, like life and liberty, also something that the Bible tells us is the result of being part of the family of God?
Is there a God that cares about what happens to man? Does He love mankind? Is He powerful enough to do anything He chooses? If so why is there so much suffering in this world? Why do some people seem blessed and others just struggle along? If He loves man so much why does life seem so unfair?
There are many kinds of emotional problems, and causes for them. They seem to be increasing at an alarming rate. What might be causing this epidemic? Do emotional difficulties bring opportunities for spiritual growth? God has designed us with emotions that can enrich our lives if lived by His plan.
In our churches as well as in society, emotional problems are increasing. Psychology's answer is that we need self-esteem and self-confidence for emotional health. What is God's answer? Read about God's response to people with low self-esteem in the Bible, and discover His answers for you today.