Answers

Read thoughtful responses to a wide assortment of questions from Billy Graham’s My Answer column and other resources.

A call to cherish the family God has given you

Our five children are grown and live all over the country, but when we suggested we get together for a family reunion they said they weren't interested. I'm really sorry that we never were a close family, but is it too late to change this?

I grew up being told that the Bible was a book about sin and hell. Then someone told me it was actually a book with a promise. Is that true?

I grew up being told that the Bible was a book about sin and hell. Then someone told me it was actually a book with a promise. Is that true?

Does prayer really work?

I hear a lot about prayer but seldom do I hear a pastor preach about it. Are people expected to know how to pray?

If I read the Bible and pray every day will my problems go away?

Is it true that if we read the Bible and pray daily that problems and suffering will disappear so that we can experience happiness?

I feel no need for God, why do people still pray for me

I had to laugh the other day when my cousin said he was praying for me. I told him he might as well not waste his time. What would you say to someone like me who feels no need for God?

Will we ever achieve peace on earth?

Will we ever achieve peace on earth?

How can I love difficult people?

I know God wants us to love everyone, even people that aren't very lovable. But I just can't bring myself to love some of the people I have to deal with at work, no matter how hard I try. In fact, I've just stopped trying. Am I wrong?

Let God’s voice guide you, however you hear it

I overheard someone say the other day that God had been speaking to them about something. (I think it had to do with something she was doing that God didn't want her to do.) Do you think she actually heard a voice speaking to her? God never spoke to me that way.

If I died tonight would I still get to go to Heaven?

I remember giving my life to Jesus in Sunday school when I was about 10 years old. I was sincere at the time, but eventually I drifted away from God and the church. If I died tonight would I still get to go to Heaven? This worries me now that I'm older.

Why is abortion such a big issue for Christians?

Why is abortion such a big issue for Christians?

What does the “age of grace” mean?

What does the "age of grace" mean?

God Hears Our Prayers for World Peace—and Every Other Concern

Our pastor always prays for our leaders and for world peace, but does it really do any good? The world seems just as messed up as it ever was.