Russian novelist Fyodor Dostoevsky wrote The Gambler in 1866. In this autobiographical novel, he offered a personal understanding of the psychology and physiology of the compulsive, addicted gambler. He documented characteristics such as the need for stimulation, feelings of social inferiority, and low self-esteem. He wrote to finance his own self destructive gambling habit but perhaps opened the eyes of others to the dangers of compulsive gambling. Continue reading “How Can One Overcome Addiction To Gambling?”
Christianity, as it came from the mind of God, is clearly set forth in the New Testament.
The four gospel records—Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John—give us the account of the earthly life of Christ and His ministry, including His death for the sins of all mankind and His burial, resurrection, ascension, and promised second coming to receive all of His faithful followers. Continue reading “Christianity As Seen In The New Testament”
Why did God not just give us some commands to g by like the 10 commandments so that we would know if we were doing his will?
God, in his infinite wisdom (Isaiah 55:8-9), wrote the Bible as he saw fit. What men often think is too difficult and makes no sense at all, makes perfect sense when “rightly divided.” The Bible “fits like a glove” when handled correctly. Every part of it matches with every other part. There are no contradictions. Man is the author of confusion, not God (1 Corinthians 14:33). Man makes the Bible difficult by not searching the Scriptures to learn God’s Way. Continue reading “Why Was The Bible Written In Such A Hodgepodge Of Ideas?, by Garland Robinson”