September 18, 2017Primeiro, sabemos que os demônios não são oniscientes, pois são apenas anjos, seres finitos criados e que os anjos não conhecem muitas coisas, incluindo o tempo do retorno de Cristo (Marcos 13.32).
September 8, 2017In times of doubt, difficulty, and trials, our fundamental beliefs about God and our faith are revealed. So how can Christians find faith in the midst of doubt? How can they trust God’s plan when their lives seem out of His control, and prayers seem to go unanswered or, sometimes it feels, even unheard?
August 15, 2017Since God is the source of all goodness, his glory is the wellspring of all joy. What God does for his own sake benefits us. Therefore whatever glorifies him is good for us. And that includes the suffering he allows or brings (biblically, either or both terms can apply) into our lives.
May 19, 2017No 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.
March 20, 2017Having grown up in a non-Christian home, and still vividly remembering my unbelief as a young teenager, I’m convinced that Christianity’s explanation of why evil and suffering exist beats that of any other worldview.
March 14, 2017
Question from a reader:I lost a child and am seeking hope and perspective. What resources would you recommend?
February 11, 2017In February 2017, Randy Alcorn spoke at the Linger Conference held at Stonebriar Community Church in Frisco, Texas. He spoke on how Satan lies to us about what Heaven will be like, the reality of Heaven being a physical place, why we don't need a bucket list if we have a Biblical view of Heaven, and more. He was interviewed by Todd Wagner, the pastor of Watermark Church in Dallas, Texas. In this clip, Randy talks about what suffering produces. For more information on this topic, check out Randy's book Heaven.
January 16, 2017Think of God’s truths like tools. Don’t use a hammer when you need a wrench. And don’t use either when you need to give someone a hug, a blanket, or a meal—or just weep with them.
December 9, 2016In an earlier blog, Stephanie Anderson, on our Eternal Perspective Ministries staff, told the story of her disabled son Isaiah who died before his birth. Here Steph speaks of her beloved sister Tricia, who had a different disability. When she speaks of God’s sovereignty in birth defects, she speaks with an extraordinary amount of experience and insight.
November 1, 2016如果你已经接受了神的救赎，他将把你从永恒的苦难中释放。即使现在，你也能先尝与他同在的喜乐。