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Can Self-Forgetfulness Make Us Happier?

May 24, 2017
People who think a lot about themselves and their plans for wealth and success—e.g., writing a bestselling book and being mentioned in the same sentence with Hemingway—tend to be unhappy. However, people who think a lot about Christ and His grace, the great doctrines of the faith, and how to love and serve others tend to be happy people. 

If I Have Enough Faith, Will God Heal Me?

May 19, 2017
No one has greater credibility to speak on this subject than Joni Eareckson Tada, who in July will mark the 50th anniversary of the accident that left her a quadriplegic. 

If Those with the Lord Are Aware of Some Things on Earth, What Determines What They Can See?

May 17, 2017

Question from a reader:

You make the case that those now in Heaven may be able to see what’s presently happening on earth, at least to some extent. Since those with the Lord are not omnipresent, what do you think determines what they see? Do they just observe things that God points out to them? Or things of specific interest to them? Do they have ability to observe whatever they want, including really bad and evil things?

Joe Carter on How Brokenness Gives Credibility to False Teaching

May 15, 2017
Heresies are deadly destructive, but they’re also attractive because of the bits of truth they contain. They’re like chocolate-covered rat poison. Without its truth-coating, many believers wouldn’t swallow its lies. C. S. Lewis put it this way: “By mixing a little truth with it, they had made their lie far stronger.”

Why We Don’t Need to Fear the Moment of Our Death

May 12, 2017
Though as believers we know that Heaven awaits us after death, many of us still wonder about or fear the moment of death. What will it be like? Will it be frightening to experience the soul’s departure from the body?