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Can I Claim the Old Testament Promises for my Life Today?

The Old Testament promises were often made to specific people, at a specific time, for a specific purpose.

Where do we go when we die?

When believers die they live eternally with God in heaven ("heaven" is simply defined as "the place where God is").

What does the Bible teach about failure?

We can be very discouraged when we fail. However, God understands how we feel and He speaks about failure in His word.

What does the Bible teach about serving your country?

The Bible does speak about serving in the military, and the Christian can be assured that being a soldier is highly respected throughout the scriptures.

What should I do when God feels distant?

A lot of people say they feel somehow that God is distant from them. They describe a sense of loneliness and long to feel closer to God. There can be a few reasons why they feel this way, let’s look at them.

Why do I keep doing things I know are wrong?

What you are describing is the common experience of all Christians. The Apostle Paul speaks of this in Romans 7:18-25: “18 For I know that good itself does not dwell in me, that is, in my sinful nature. For I have the desire to do what is good, but I cannot carry it out. 19 For I do not do the good I want to do, but the evil I do not want to do – this I keep on doing. 20 Now if I do what I do not want to do, it is no longer I who do it, but it is sin living in me that does it. 21 So I find this law at work: although I want to do good, evil is right there with me.

Is human life eternal?

The information to answer this question cannot be definitively discovered by human beings as they are governed by the dynamics of mortality.  Even ‘near death’ experiences have the limitation that the person revived and survived.

What is God calling me to?

All people have a general call on their lives to respond to God with faith, and He calls Christian people to live differently for Him in godliness. However, it is also true that for each person God has a specific calling, a place that He wants us to be, a role in His plan of salvation that He wants us to take on, and a time that He wants us to act in. We will answer this question in two parts:

1. What does God call us to?

2. Does God call us to a specific role?

What can I do in order to see a vision?

Visions are given by God to some people, but not all people, at His discretion. There is nothing you can do in order to see a vision.