What Should You Do If You Hate Yourself?

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Matthew 27:3-5

First off, if your hatred for yourself is causing feelings or thoughts of suicide, please speak with a pastor, counselor, or even call 911 if you feel endangered by yourself. This article is not meant to be clinical or professional advice. I’m simply here to offer a biblical perspective on what you should do if you hate yourself.

Can Christians Divorce for Abuse?

Can Christians divorce for abuse

Ephesians 5:21-33

After reading my article called Biblical Advice for an Unhappy Christian Marriage, one AGW reader recently asked if Christians can divorce for abuse in marriage. It was such an important question I felt compelled to write a whole new article addressing this issue because it is really different than when I talk about the general struggles that usually occur in an unhappy marriage.

How to Overcome Your Past

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How can you overcome your past? In this video I talk about how your past often dictates your present. The passion, or lack of passion, you have for God is often controlled by what you have previously done in life.

But if you can’t change your past, what can be done? What hope is there for a better future if your past is constantly controlling your present?

What Does the Bible Say About Forgiveness and Reconciliation?

What does the Bible say about forgiveness and reconciliation

2 Corinthians 5:18

What does the Bible say about forgiveness and reconciliation? It’s the right question to ask because of all the places to look, the Bible is absolutely jammed packed with relevant information regarding the connection between forgiveness and reconciliation.

What’s the difference between forgiveness and reconciliation? Must you always reconcile to forgive? Do you need both people to choose forgiveness for it to occur? Do you need both people to choose to be reconciled? The Bible answers all of these questions about forgiveness and reconciliation.

How to Deal With Repetitive Sin

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how to deal with repetitive sin

Jeremiah 3:22

As a Christian, there is nothing more despairing and hopeless that repetitive sin. How easy it is for doubts and confusion regarding our own salvation to begin to creep into our minds when we continue to sin over and over again. Overwhelming feelings of God’s anger and disappointment with our repeated rebellious behavior can crush us so completely we eventually do not want to come to him at all.

What Does the Bible Say About Changing Your Heart?

Christianity Changes Your Heart

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Ezekiel 36:26

In the Bible, “The heart” is a phrase used in many ways. But to boil it down really quick, according to the Bible, your heart is the deepest, truest you. Therefore when Jesus said that out of the heart comes evil actions (Matthew 15:18-19), he was saying who we are determines what we do.