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How can I effectively resist Satan when he attacks me?
Whenever we feel attacked by forces of darkness, we can put James 4:7 into practice. This says: "Submit yourselves, then, to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you."
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How can I find freedom from addiction?
Addiction, in any form, can cause inner tensions and frustration which you may feel powerless to overcome. God longs to set you free through Jesus Christ ...
I'm tempted to cheat on my wife again. How can I keep from giving in?
Billy Graham writes, "The best way to avoid giving in to temptation is to flee from it the moment it appears."
How can I resist temptation?
Billy Graham writes, "The first step you need to take is to flee from whatever is tempting you. Don't play with it or toy with it in your mind—get as far from it as possible."
How do you know if the devil is tempting you to do something wrong, or if it's just your own desires?
Billy Graham writes, "We don't always know when the devil is directly tempting us, and when he is only working in the background."
Is looking at pornography wrong in God's eyes?
Billy Graham writes, "Pornography ... will become a cancer in your soul that will destroy you if you aren't careful."
I wish I could live my life over again. I've lost everything I ever had because of drugs—not just my money, but my family, friends, health and self-respect.
Billy Graham writes, "Tragically, many young people react just as you once did. Whether they are aware of it or not, they are listening to the devil's promises, little realizing that his promises are always lies."
My parents found me on an Internet porn site the other day. I was just curious. It's not like I was doing anything immoral, was it?
Billy Graham writes, "Pornography destroys the meaning of true love. Never forget that what goes on in our minds eventually influences the way we act."
My husband doesn't think there's anything wrong with stealing small things from his employer.
Billy Graham writes, "When we allow dishonesty to creep into our lives, and we tolerate a lack of integrity in our character, it often is because we are ignoring God and His will."
I'm in jail because some friends talked me into doing drugs. How can I keep from going along with the crowd?
Billy Graham writes, "Are these really the kind of friends you want to have, if they are willing to put you at risk?"
My cousin is considering leaving his wife. Do you think the devil can put thoughts into a person's mind?
Billy Graham writes, "There is much we don't know about the devil's methods, but we do know we need to be alert and constantly on guard against him, and not let ourselves be led astray by his lies."
I get all kinds of things going through my head but I can't seem to control them.
Billy Graham writes, "Simply trying to empty your mind of bad thoughts won't help you. But when your mind is filled with Christ and His Word, old ways of thinking get pushed out."
The other day I was downloading a song and suddenly realized that it talks a lot about the devil. Will this hurt me spiritually?
Billy Graham writes, "One of the signs that God is working in your life is that you have become sensitive to things like this, and Satan would like nothing better than for you to ignore what God is trying to tell you."
Do you believe everything that happens to us has a purpose behind it, and that God sent it into our lives?
Billy Graham writes, "The most important thing I can tell you is this: No matter what happens to us, God is able to take it and use it for our good—if we let Him."
When something bad happens to us, how do we know if God sent it to test us and make us stronger, or if the devil sent it to discourage us or make us doubt God?
Billy Graham writes, "The only thing that matters is our response: Will this temptation or difficulty drive us closer to God, or will we let it overwhelm us?"
Our son has left his wife and says he's in love with another woman, and that God led them to each other. But how can that be right?
Billy Graham writes, "God gave marriage to us, and when a husband and wife marry they make a vow to be faithful to each other as long as they both will live."
I know I ought to pray more, but it seems like every time I try to pray my mind begins to wander. Do you ever have this problem?
Billy Graham writes, "Your experience isn't unusual; I suspect many of us have found our minds wandering occasionally when we pray."
I've gotten in over my head financially because of gambling. I'm afraid my wife will leave me if she finds out.
Billy Graham writes, "Let me urge you first of all to face your situation honestly."
I just can't seem to resist temptation. Is it possible to change, or am I always going to be this way?
Billy Graham writes, "Yes, it is possible for you to change—with God's help. And because it's possible to change, there's no reason for you accept defeat and stay the way you are."
How can you tell whether it's God speaking to you or the devil?
Billy Graham writes, "When we face a decision, we need to do it prayerfully, trusting God to lead us. We also need to do it in light of God's Word, the Bible."