Posts Tagged ‘emotions’
When are emotions wrong?
Question: When are emotions wrong? If you feel something, does that make it automatically wrong, or is there more to it than that? One thing I really struggle with is when I feel certain things, I automatically get upset with myself for having felt them at all. Answer: “He who trusts in his own heart…Read More
I’m worried about selling my soul
Question: I have a question for you. Over the past couple of weeks I have these thoughts that keep coming into my mind about selling my soul. I would never do that because I love Jesus and I want to live through him. Yesterday, I had these thoughts and said “Nobody will never sell their…Read More
Overcoming Emotional Problems
https://www.lavistachurchofchrist.org/cms/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/OvercomingEmotionalProblems.mp3 by Jeffrey W. Hamilton Text: Philippians 4:4-9 I. It is a simple idea; so simple, you probably think it is obvious. Yet, the ramifications are far reaching. A. How we think influences our emotions 1. It is profound because the world sees it the other way around. 2. In the world emotions dictates behavior and thought. B. Anxiety…Read More
Is it wrong to grieve silently? I don’t want anyone to see me cry
Question: I have a question about grieving. I got a text this morning that my newborn nephew died last night. I’m a person who typically grieves in silence and doesn’t tell anyone. I know at church tomorrow that I may look mopey thinking about this tragedy. My question is how do you feel about silent…Read More
I struggle because I have never experienced or felt my religion
Question: My question is about Christianity itself. I go to one of those big non-denominational churches you see in the metropolitan areas. I have kind of been struggling with actually experiencing God or feeling any presence. I’m not even sure if I’m a Christian. To clear any pre-misconceptions I never say profanity. I’m not against God…Read More
I’m really scared of how my body responses to strong emotions
Question: Hello! Thank you for considering a biblical answer to my question! I am a 37-year-old believer in Christ since childhood, mother and wife to my believing husband for over ten years. I have a spiritual conflict that has bothered me from just before my marriage. It has become like an obsessive-compulsive fear or disorder…Read More
How does the Holy Spirit testify to people today?
Question: Hello, I was reading your page and I was wondering if you thought that the Holy Spirit testifies with people today. I can see what you mean by churches making a following off these emotional responses but are you saying that God doesn’t have a way of testifying with us to let us know…Read More
Can medical conditions be behind negative thoughts, worries, and anger?
Question: I often wonder if medical conditions can be an excuse for how we feel? Take someone that has started having anxiety attacks out of the blue. They have never been someone that worries but because of a hormone imbalance they often have negative thoughts. Are they in sin? How can God help them? I…Read More
Is the saying “follow your heart” wrong?
Question: I want to ask about these verses: “The heart is deceitful above all things and beyond cure. Who can understand it?” (Jeremiah 17:9). “Above all else, guard your heart, for it is the wellspring of life” (Proverbs 4:23). I have read verses like these (I know there are others) from topics on Christian Dating and I…Read More
Why do I feel that God hasn’t totally forgiven me?
Question: First of all, I would like to say that I find this website an excellent way to learn about the Lord and to be educated on the Bible, and I find myself becoming a regular user with regard to asking questions in full assurance that I will receive the answer I seek. My question…Read More