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Treating your depression is not a sin

“Is it a sin for me to take medicine for depression? I worry about this, because someone in my church said that if we’re right with God we won’t be depressed. The medicine really helps me, but I need to know if I’m doing something wrong.”

Where Is God in the Midst of Disaster & Disease?

Unexpected events—whether they’re personal catastrophes, regional storms like the deadly tornadoes in Nashville or the rapid, global spread of the coronavirus—can prompt us to pause and wonder what God is doing. Is He trying to tell us something? Billy Graham encountered questions like these during his six-plus decades of ministry, and his Bible-based answers still ring true today. …

Billy Graham: Facing an Unknown Future

This article was originally written in 1962. Unspoiled and unsoiled, the new year lies before us—365 days of golden opportunity. We stand at the dividing of two streams; one called Yesterday, and the other, Tomorrow. We know every bend and every turn in the river Yesterday, but the river Tomorrow stretches out into an unknown …

Billy Graham Sermon: Joy in Tribulation

Nowhere does the Bible teach that Christians are to be exempt from the tribulations and natural disasters that come upon the world. It does teach that the Christian can face tribulation, crisis, calamity and personal suffering with a supernatural power that is not available to the person outside of Christ. Thousands of Christians have learned …

5 Resources to Help Break the Power of Poor Body Image

Have you ever wanted to look different? Maybe change your height, your weight, your hair or your facial features? Poor body image affects both men and women, and in an age of Photoshopped magazine covers and unrealistic expectations, it can be easy to feel like you just don’t measure up. Especially if you’ve been criticised or felt …

Be Not Anxious

Christians are to rejoice. To do that, you need only to think of the great things God has done for you. Then we are told not to be anxious, but in our prayers to make our requests known to God. In your biggest problems you have One to whom you can go; and before Him …

Cast Your Cares

Some section hands on a British rail line found a thrush’s nest under a rail. Peacefully sitting on her eggs, the hen was undisturbed by the roar of the fast trains above and around her. Someone has written a little verse which goes:     “Said the robin to the sparrow, ‘I should really like …

Cast Your Cares

As God’s children, we are His dependents. The Bible says, “Like as a father pitieth his children, so the Lord pitieth them that fear Him.” Dependent children spend little time worrying about meals, clothing, and shelter. They assume, and they have a right to, that all will be provided by their parents. Because God is …

The Promises of God

Historians will probably call our era “the age of anxiety.” Anxiety is the natural result when our hopes are centered in anything short of God and His will for us. When we make anything else our goal, frustration and defeat are inevitable. Though we have less to worry about than previous generations, we have more …

The Ultimate Peace

Jesus said, “Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God.” Where does peacemaking begin? How can we become peacemakers? Can peace be discovered within ourselves? Freud has told us that peace is but a mental attitude. Cast off our phobias, shed our neuroses, and “bingo!”-we’ll have the coveted peace we …