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How Do I Respond to People Who Say God Isn’t Real?

Episode 542 | Pastor Adriel Sanchez and Dr. Bill Maier answer questions about sanctification, speaking in tongues, the existence of God, and Paul's apostolic ministry.

LifeSpiritual Growth

Pain Is a Megaphone

Of course, he was only joking, but in all seriousness, why does birth pain hurt so much? “Why? Why all this pain?” a laboring woman sobbed in my arms in a delivery room. Various world religions...

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Has God Turned Me Over to My Sin?

Episode 541 | Pastor Adriel Sanchez and Dr. Bill Maier answer questions about the book of Revelation, good works, if God allows us to struggle in sin, and what it means to break the 10 Commandments.

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Will People With Mental Illness Be Judged Differently for Their Actions?

Episode 540 | Pastor Adriel Sanchez and Dr. Bill Maier answer questions about struggling with sin, if the Trinity is biblical, why there are so many different biblical interpretations, and if people with mental illness will be judged differently for their actions.

Life

11 Practical Ways to Reduce Digital Consumption

I am convinced—from scientific research, from personal experience, and from counseling teens—that any attempt to replace anxiety...

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Why Do the Ten Commandments Sound So Negative?

Episode 533 | Pastor Adriel Sanchez and Dr. Bill Maier answer questions about God's electing grace, the final judgment of believers, the nature of Christ's presence in the Lord's Supper, and the 10 Commandments.

LifePrayer

We Need to Lament to Begin Healing

Lament enters the complicated space of deep disappointment and lingering hurt. It boldly reaffirms the trustworthiness of God. But first we need...

Life

How to Help People Lost in the Maze of Doubt

At some point, most Christians doubt God, the claims of the Bible, and the reality of Jesus.Especially in today’s climate, God, the Bible, and Christianity are under intense and critical...

Life

Two Kinds of Discipleship: A Reflection on Mary and Martha in Luke 10:38–42

At times it is good for us to reflect on how we are going to go about walking the path before us. Such decisions are plentiful in our lives. When our son was born, there were thoughts about...

Life

Jesus Isn’t Your Supporting Actor

We’re on this earth, the Apostle Peter says, to glorify God and amplify the gospel: “Conduct yourselves honorably among the Gentiles, so that when they slander you as evildoers, they will observe your good works and will glorify God on the day he visits” (1 Peter 2:12 CSB).