God's Answers to Life's Difficult Questions

God's Answers to Life's Difficult Questions

How can I ...cope with stress?rebound from failure?defeat depression?have peace of mind?Life’s difficult questions have answers.Answers from the Bible that can change your outlook—and your life.Rick Warren writes, “In each of these studies, you will discover simple ways to apply God’s truth to your personal life, your family, and your job. The way to get the most out of this book is to act on it.”Rick Warren takes you inside the Scriptures to see what they reveal about twelve of the most pressing questions people ask. They are questions you yourself either have asked or most likely will ask. This book provides simple, straightforward answers you can begin to apply right away to move past your worst sticking points and enjoy a life of purpose, peace, and significance.

God's Power to Change Your Life

God's Power to Change Your Life

A guide to personal transformation explains how to accomplish goals, such as developing self-control and patience, by channeling the strength of God.

Daily Christian Devotions and God’S Answer to a Few Tough Questions

(For Teenagers)

Daily Christian Devotions and God’S Answer to a Few Tough Questions

For those teenagers who have made up their minds to listen to no one, theres not much anyone can do for them. To those who have made up their minds to do nothing in their lives, there is not much anyone can do for youuntil you make up your minds and admit to yourself you need help, then seek Jesus Christ for counsel. This books intention is to guide young people toward Jesus Christ in daily devotions. You might be one who is looking for answers to your uncertain issues or some unfulfilled need. It might be that your day-to-day life is loaded with weights or brimming with worry as you approach your everyday routine in living. In making this basic book accessible to you, I sincerely trust that the intense messages from Gods Word will help you find new expectation and motivation in your life. It does not make a difference what your circumstance or situation might be. The responses to every one of lifes issues are contained in the focal bookthe Holy Bible. This book is not meant to reply in detail to the profound inquiries of the ages. Only the Bible can do that. Be that as it may, it is an initial move toward serving you with a genuine longing to address some of young peoples issues or to help you settle your issues. God needs to address your issues, and God has the response to every one of lifes issues . . . even for your life. Take time to slowly read and meditate on the words found herein. The Bible says, Meditate upon these things; give thyself wholly to them, that they profiting may appear to all (1 Timothy 4:15). All scripture is taken from the KJV, AV, or TLB versions unless otherwise indicated. In the mighty name of Jesus, May God bless you and keep you is my prayer! Reverend Dr. John Thomas Wylie

Who Made God?

And Answers to Over 100 Other Tough Questions of Faith

Who Made God?

In the quest for the truth, you need to know what you believe and why you believe it. Who Made God? offers accessible answers to over 100 commonly asked apologetic questions. Bringing together the best in evangelical apologists, this guide is standard equipment for Christians who want to understand and talk about their faith intelligently. Part one answers tough questions about the Christian faith such as:• Who made God? • How can there be three persons in one God? • What is God’s ultimate purpose in allowing evil? • Where did the universe come from? • How long are the days of creation in Genesis? • Did Jesus rise from the dead? • Are the records of Jesus’ life reliable? • Does the Bible have errors in it?Part two answers tough questions about other faiths, including Islam, Mormonism, Hinduism, Transcendental Meditation, Yoga, Reincarnation, Buddhism, and Black Islam. Relevant stories, questions for reflection and discussion, and a comprehensive list of suggested resources help you dig deeper so you can be prepared to give careful answers that explain the reasons for your faith.

Discovery

God's Answers to Our Deepest Questions : a Bible Study

Discovery

MANY CHRISTIANS SPEND THEIR LIVES TRYING TO ACT RIGHT, THINK RIGHT, AND PRAY RIGHT - BASED ON WHAT THEY'VE HEARD GOD EXPECTS - ONLY TO END UP FRUSTRATED, BURNED OUT, AND WONDERING "IS THIS REALLY WHAT GOD WANTS FOR HIS CHILDREN?" OTHER BELIEVERS FACE A PERPETUAL WRESTLING MATCH WITH GUILT, DOUBTS, AND QUESTIONS ABOUT THEIR FAITH.IT DOESN'T HAVE TO BE THAT WAY. MANY OF US RELY ON SECONDHAND INFORMATION TO UNDERSTAND THE KIND OF RELATIONSHIP GOD WAANTS WITH US, INSTEAD OF LOOKING TO THE SCRIPTURES. YET IF WE TAKE A CLOSER LOOK, WE FIND THAT HE HAS GIVEN US THE ANSWERS TO MANY OF OUR DEEPEST QUESTIONS IN HIS WORD. DISCOVERY ADDRESSES MANY OF THESE QUESTIONS, GUIDING READERS THROUGH OLD AND NEW TESTAMENT PASSAGES TO FIND THE ANSWERS WE YEARN FOR. THOUGHTFUL QUESTIONS AT THE END OF EACH CHAPTER HELP US TAKE THE NEXT STEP - MOVING "HEAD KNOWLEDGE" TO "HEART KNOWLEDGE" AS WE DISCOVER HOW GOD'S ANSWERS APPLY PERSONALLY TO OUR LIVES.DISCOVERY HELPS REDIRECT THOSE WHO HAVE GROWN UP KNOWING ABOUT THE LORD, BUT WHO HAVE NOT EXPERIENCED THE DEEP, MEANINGFUL RELATIONSHIP HE WANTS WITH THEM. AND FOR NEW BELIEVES, THIS STUDY WILL HELP THEM BEGIN THEIR WALK WITH GOD ON THE RIGHT FOOT. ALL BELIEVERS CAN EXPERIENCE JOY, PEACE, AND A SENSE OF GOD'S LOVE, EVEN IN THE MIDST OF A QUESTION-FILLED WORLD.

God, I Don't Understand

Answers to Difficult Questions of the Christian Faith

God, I Don't Understand

We've all had questions about the faith--about the Bible, salvation, and other "mysteries." There never seems to be a place to get the answers we need in language we can really understand. This Ken Boa classic speaks more relevantly to today's skeptical audiences than ever before. With intelligence and grace, Boa objectively uncovers the mysteries of faith and offers reasonable explanations delving into: Sovereignty versus Human Responsibility (Salvation) The Resurrection Body Space (The Creation) The Trinity If you're hungry for answers on the profound questions of life, pick up God, I Don't Understand. You finally will.

The God Questions

Fourth Edition

The God Questions


The Bible Is a Girl's Best Friend

The Bible Is a Girl's Best Friend

In a fresh, captivating style, Sally Miller presents a new way to approach God's Word. Since women value close relationships, she encourages them to experience the Bible as an intimate friend-as someone who gives practical advice, offers loving comfort, and challenges them to grow. "The Bible Is a Girl's Best Friend" is ultimately about the love and promise found in daily connection with God. Sally beautifully presents the Bible as the active way God's speaks to people. Through stories of friendship, she reveals how God uses His Word to reach out to each reader-loving her, guiding her, correcting her, and offering her a personal relationship with Him through His Son, Jesus. From the strength and support God offers during trials to the assurance that He is always with them, women will discover many life-changing truths and experience the joy of knowing they are loved by God and by friends.

Das Buch Hiob und seine Interpretationen

Beiträge zum Hiob-Symposium auf dem Monte Verità vom 14.-19. August 2005

Das Buch Hiob und seine Interpretationen

Das Buch Hiob gehort nicht nur zu den religios und theologisch besonders bedeutenden Schriften der judischen und der christlichen Bibel, es ist auch ein Werk der Weltliteratur, das immer wieder zur Interpretation herausfordert und zur Abfassung neuer Werke inspiriert. Entsprechend vielfaltig sind nicht nur die literarischen und kunstlerischen Rezeptionen, sondern auch die wissenschaftlichen Zugange zur Interpretation dieses Textes. Sie reichen von philologischen uber literatur-, religions- und kulturgeschichtliche Fragestellungen und Untersuchungen zur Rezeptionsgeschichte bis hin zu theologischen, philosophischen sowie literatur- und kulturwissenschaftlichen Deutungen. Der vorliegende Band dokumentiert die Beitrage eines internationalen und interdisziplinaren Symposiums auf dem Monte Verita, das unterschiedliche Interpretationsansatze miteinander ins Gesprach gebracht hat. Christoph Uehlinger, Dr. theol., Jahrgang 1958, ist Professor fur Allgemeine Religionsgeschichte und Religionswissenschaft an der Universitat Zurich. Konrad Schmid, Dr. theol., Jahrgang 1965, ist Professor fur Alttestamentliche Wissenschaft und Fruhjudische Religionsgeschichte an der Theologischen\x0D\x0AFakultat der Universitat Zurich. Manfred Oeming, Dr. theol., Jahrgang 1955, ist Professor fur Alttestamentliche Theologie an der Universitat Heidelberg. Thomas Kruger, Dr. theol, Jahrgang 1959, ist Professor fur Alttestamentliche Wissenschaft und Altorientalische Religionsgeschichte an der Universitat Zurich.