Boredom

https://www.lavistachurchofchrist.org/cms/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/Boredom.mp3 by Jeffrey W. Hamilton I.         The child has a room full of action figures, video games, cable TV, VCR, a huge collection of video tapes, every piece of sports equipment known to man, his own telephone, a fully loaded computer with Internet access — but he doesn’t have anything to do. He’s bored.             A.        Boredom is…

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Do You Expect to Go to Heaven?

https://www.lavistachurchofchrist.org/cms/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/DoYouExpectToGoToHeaven.mp3 by Jeffrey W. Hamilton I.         Should God save you?             A.        Paul was able to say, “Yes, I did the Lord’s will.” – II Tim. 4:6-8             B.        Can you say that about your own life?             C.        How did you become a Christian?                         1.         Converted from a denomination or from out of the world?                         2.         Raised in the church?             D.        All are the…

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Do I have to support my father, who refuses to work and smokes marijuana?

Question: Hello, First of all, I love your site. I have spent many hours happily reading the archives of the questions asked, which has helped me. That’s why I’m coming to you with this. Because he doesn’t “feel like it,” my father has not worked for fifteen years; instead, relying on my mother to support…

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How do you stop being lazy?

Question: I know that being lazy in general is a sin, but it’s really hard to stop. I do well and then I backtrack. I even stopped my gluttony issues when it comes to food, but this is something I’m struggling with. Any help? Answer: Laziness is an attitude of wanting to get by with…

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Is It Convenient?

https://www.lavistachurchofchrist.org/cms/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/2013Spring5IsItConvenient.mp3 by Lance Blackburn

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I keep messing up with lust and laziness. What can I do?

Question: I am 18. I got saved a few months ago. Although I love God, I am constantly messing up. I have a stumbling block for lusting homosexual thoughts and laziness to name a few problems. I know what I am doing is wrong, and I keep confessing, but I still mess up. I am…

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My nine-year-old is lazy and nothing seems to work

Question: I am having issues with my nine-year-old son.  He has such a bad and lazy attitude about school, school work, and homework (and most things he is told to do).  He has the ability to do the work, but he seems to don’t care.  He has been like this since kindergarten; so I know it’s…

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How do I get motivated?

Question: I am wondering how I can gain motivation to do things in life. I don’t think I am depressed, but I often find myself not having the desire to do certain things such as setting time for prayer or Bible study (though I read the Bible every morning), or serving at certain events such…

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How do you handle a family in constant financial need?

Question: We have a family who are members here and who have several young children. They have been with us for about six months. He has attended services about five or six times. When he does he participates in class, he seems to know the Scriptures well and could be a real asset to the…

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