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  • Our church is very strong against drinking in any form, and I don’t drink— mostly because of what I have seen when alcohol destroyed several members of my family and a marriage. But I also concur with...Read More...

  • By: Rev. Sam Harris; ©2004 A viewer comments on 2 Corinthians 5:17, “I know I’ve been born again, but I cannot honestly say that ‘the old things have passed away.’ Help me to understand all...Read More...

  • Question: How do I understand the meaning of Romans 12:20—”But if your enemy is hungry, feed him, and if he is thirsty, give him a drink; for in so doing, you will heap burning coals upon his head.”...Read More...

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  • By: Dr. Dillon Burroughs; ©2018

    Many Christians wonder if it’s okay to have a tattoo. What does the Bible say about this issue? The origin of the controversy surrounding Christians and tattoos comes from Leviticus 19:28 in the Old Testament: “Do not cut your bodies for the dead or put tattoo marks on yourselves. I am the Lord.” The Jewish people were […]

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  • By: Rev. Sam Harris; ©2016

    By: Rev. Sam Harris; ©2004 A viewer comments on 2 Corinthians 5:17, “I know I’ve been born again, but I cannot honestly say that ‘the old things have passed away.’ Help me to understand all of this.” Rev. Sam Harris tackles that task. “Old Things Have Passed Away” Question: I have been a Christian for […]

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  • By: The John Ankerberg Show; ©2016

    “I am a Christian. I believe in Jesus as God’s Son and my Savior from sin. I want to live for Him, and obey His teachings. Why, then, do I keep failing?” What we are dealing with here is temptation. It is the common problem of all human beings, and will be as long as […]

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  • By: Rev. Sam Harris; ©2013

    By: Rev. Sam Harris; ©2003 Rev. Harris responds to a teenager’s question about how to put “feet” to the command to “take up your cross and follow Me” (Matt. 16:24). How Do I “Take Up My Cross”? Question: As teenagers, several of my friends in our youth group and I have committed to daily Bible […]

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  • By: Rev. Sam Harris; ©2013

    By: Rev. Sam Harris; ©2000 1 Timothy 4:16 tells us to “pay close attention….” What are we supposed to pay close attention to, and how do you do it? Rev. Harris explains. “Pay Close Attention” (1 Tim. 4:16) Question: In our Sunday school leadership training class we have been studying and working our way through […]

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  • By: Rev. Sam Harris; ©

    By: Rev. Sam Harris; ©2000 Philippians 2:10-11 says that “every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord.” How is this different from salvation? How do you know whether or not Jesus is Lord in your life? Rev. Harris explains. When Does Jesus Become “Lord”? Question: I have been reading in Philippians and came across […]

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  • By: Rev. Sam Harris; ©

      Question: Several months ago you answered the question “How do I know when Jesus is Lord of my life?” The question I have is “How do I allow Jesus to be the Lord of my life?” Answer: Let’s use an “acrostic” with the word “Lord” to answer this question. L – Love. Jesus says in […]

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  • By: John Ankerberg Show; ©2013

    Living a Defeated Christian Life By: Dr. John Ankerberg Shouldn’t the Christian life be filled with one victory after another? For many Christians, that simply isn’t their “normal.” So how can we overcome the difficulties and find victory in Jesus? Overcoming our Circumstances By: Dr. John Ankerberg Our parents influence us; our peers influence us; […]

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  • By: Rev. Sam Harris; ©2013

    By: Rev. Sam Harris; ©2003 What does the Bible say about tattoos? Responding to an email question, Rev. Harris explains where we can find tattoos mentioned in the Bible. He also gives two medical reasons tattoos may not be a good idea. Question: What does to Bible say about tattoos? Answer: There is only one […]

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  • By: Dr. Thomas Figart; ©

    By: ATRI Staff Writer; ©2008 Should Christians feel guilty or self-conscious or confused for doing charity work in a public way? Question: A viewer asks, “What do you think are the most important reasons why a Christian should never feel guilty or self-conscious or confused for doing charity work, even if the charity work simply […]

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  • By: Rev. Sam Harris; ©2013

    Question: Psalm 37:5 says to “Commit your way to the Lord.”How do I do that? Answer My 13-year-old daughter is a gymnast. This year, 1999, she has won three state championships. In the last two years she has won three national championships in trampoline and tumbling. The reason she has accomplished so much is that […]

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  • By: Rev. Sam Harris; ©

    By: Rev. Sam Harris; ©2003 What does Luke 9:62 mean when it says “no one, after putting his hand to the plow and looking back, is fit for the Kingdom of God”? Committed to Following Jesus Question: I have been doing a study in the Scriptures on “commitment” and came to this passage in Luke […]

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  • By: Rev. Sam Harris; ©

    Our church is very strong against drinking in any form, and I don’t drink— mostly because of what I have seen when alcohol destroyed several members of my family and a marriage. But I also concur with my church’s stand. Our preacher recently preached on the passage in John 2:1-12 where Jesus performed His first […]

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  • By: Rev. Sam Harris; ©

    By: Rev. Sam Harris; ©2001 Do you put on a good Christian face outwardly, but struggle with your thoughts? You are not alone. Rev. Harris explains what the Bible says about this difficulty. Control of My Thoughts Question: One on the areas of my life where I really struggle is in the area of my […]

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  • By: Rev. Sam Harris; ©

    By: Rev. Sam Harris; ©2000 Is there ever a time when it is alright to tell the truth—but not necessarily the whole truth? If so, to whom and when? Rev. Sam Harris explains his answer. Does God Ever Approve of Half-Truths? Question: I know that the ninth commandment tells us that we are not to […]

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  • By: Rev. Sam Harris; ©

    By: Rev. Sam Harris; ©2000 According to the apostle Paul, the conflict between the old nature and the new nature affects all Christians. Are there steps you can take to ensure victory over your old nature? Rev. Harris explains. The Believer’s Two Natures Question: We have been studying Romans in our weekly small group. This […]

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  • By: Rev. Sam Harris; ©

    Question: How do I understand the meaning of Romans 12:20—”But if your enemy is hungry, feed him, and if he is thirsty, give him a drink; for in so doing, you will heap burning coals upon his head.” I understand the first part, but not the last section—”the heaping of burning coals.” Help me please. […]

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