BibleBible Answers to Life’s Questions

1. How does Satan attack and trip you up? (II Cor. 11:1-15)

2. Who can forgive sin? (Mark 2:1-9)

3. Who should we pray for?  (I Tim. 2:1-6, 8)

4. Who should we pray to?  (I Tim. 2:1-6, 8)

5. Why do Christians stop growing?  (Matt. 13:18-23)

6. What are the characteristics of a hypocrite?  (Matt. 23)

7. What attitude should a believer have concerning the government and the rules they make?  (Romans 13:1-7)

8. What does God expect of you at work?  (Eph. 6:5-9)

9. What should our attitude be when Christians compromise or fail.  (Phil. 4:17-19) (II Thess. 3:14, 15)

10. What type of attitude should we have concerning giving money?  (I Chron. 29:6-9)

11. What will happen in the life of a backslidden Christian who genuinely repents?  (II Cor. 7:9-11)

How should I…

avoid falling into sin?  (Prov. 4:23-27)

be able to stand when trials come?  (Matt. 7:24-27)

dress (woman)?  (I Tim. 2:9-10)

get ready for His coming?  (I Thessalonians 1:8-10) (II Peter 3:10-14)

get thoroughly right with God?  (II Chron. 29)

keep faithful to your marriage partner?  (Prov. 5, 6:24-35)

keep from failing in the Christian life?  (Eph. 5:10-20)

know who is a false prophet?  (Matt. 7:15-20)

pray? (I Tim. 2:1-6, 8)

When you are…

a hearer but not a doer of His word. (Jeremiah 42)

acting proud. (Obadiah)

afraid. (Duet. 3) (Matt. 10:28-31) (Isaiah 41:1-3)

beginning to think you are really something. (Job 38-41, 42:1-6)

being chastened by the Lord. (II Kings 17:4-23) Why?

being chastised for disobedience. (Jonah 1:12-2:10)

being persecuted. (Matt. 27:27-44) (Luke 22:63-23:49)

being tempted. (Joseph tempted by Potiphar’s wife to commit adultery) (Gen. 39)

bitter. (Ruth) (Why did Naomi get bitter?)

carrying a grudge against someone. (Matt. 18:21-35)

considering compromising to avoid trouble. (Daniel 3)

considering dating the unsaved. (II Cor. 6:14-17)

considering going to a party where there will be drinking. (Daniel 5)

critical of someone. (Matt. 7:1-6)

defeated and desire victory. (Duet. 11) (Joshua 7:2, 8)

developing a hatred toward someone. (Prov. 26:20-28)

discouraged. (Luke 24:13-35) (Isaiah 44:1-3)

doing God’s second best. (Luke 10:38-42)

doing things your way instead of God’s. (II Sam. 6:1-11)

doubting the resurrection of Christ. (I Cor. 15:1-19)

facing a large problem. (Esther 3, 4)

facing danger. (Daniel 6)

failing to give to God your tithes and offerings. (Malachi 3:8-10)

failing to raise godly children (Duet. 6:1-9) and what you can do to change the situation. ·

feeling all alone as a Christian. (I Kings 19)

feeling proud of your accomplishments. (II Sam. 24)

feeling sorry for yourself. (I Kings 19)

feeling spiritually dry. (Isaiah 44:1-3)

feeling weak and lack the power of God in your life. (II Kings 2)

fighting God’s conviction (voice). (Gen. 32:24-31)

following people and not the Bible. (I Cor. 1:11-13, 3:21-23, 4:3-5) (II Cor. 10:12, 5:8-10) (Galatians 1:10) ]

getting out of the will of God. Why did you? (Joshua 9)

getting out of the will of God. Why did you? (Joshua 9)

getting proud. (Isaiah 2:8-21, 5:14-16, 21, 6:1-8)

getting too busy. (Luke 10:30-42)

getting weary and strength is almost gone. (Isaiah 40)

going through a difficult time. (Luke 22:39-46)

going through severe trials. (Isaiah 43)

having evil thoughts. (II Cor. 10:3-5) (Philippians 4:8)

having home problems. (Ephesians 5:22-6:4)

having problems you can’t handle. (Mark 6:45-52)

having trouble coping with a mother-in-law (learn from Ruth) (Ruth 1, 2)

hiding sin from God and people. (Joshua 7)

hiding sin from God and people. (Joshua 7)

holding a grudge against someone. (Ephesians 4:30-32) (II Rim. 4:14-16) (I Peter 2:8-11) (I Peter 1:22) (Philemon) (Hebrews 12:14-15)

in the midst of awful trial. (Daniel 3:19-30, 6)

in utter despair. (II Cor. 1:1-11)

jealous of what someone else has. (I Kings 21) (II Kings 9:30)

just hearing the message but aren’t applying it. (Ezekiel 33:23-33)

justifying your sin. (Luke 16:14-17)

keeping the gospel to yourself. (I Cor. 15:34) (II Cor. 4:3-7)

lacking courage. (Joshua 1)

lacking courage. (Joshua 1)

lazy. (II Thess. 3:6-11)

living for earthly things. (Col. 3:1-4) (II Tim. 2:4, 4:10) (Hebrews 11:24-27)

living for self. (II Cor. 5:14, 15) (Galatians 5:26-6:2) (Phil. 2:19-22) (I Thess. 5:14, 15)

looking for a pastor. (I Tim. 3:1-7)

losing you burden for souls. (Romans 9:1-3, 10:1) (Cor. 15)

making an important decision. (Judges 11:30-40 Don’t be hasty).

making an important decision. (Luke 6:12-19, 14:25-30)

making excuses not to be a witness for Christ. (Jeremiah 1:4-19)

making excuses not to serve God. (Luke 14:16-24, 9:57-62)

needing counsel and you are who to go to. (Isaiah 30:1-14 Egypt: world’s counselor)

needing to take a big step of faith. (Joshua 3)

needing to take a big step of faith. (Joshua 3)

never seeing answers to prayer. (Zechariah 7:8-14) (Luke 18:10-14)

not fully yielded to God. (Romans 12:1, 2)

not fully yielded to God’s will. (I Sam. 16)

not getting along with people. (Romans 12:9-12, 13:8-13)

not having victory over sin and temptation. (Romans 6, 8:31-39, 13:14) (I Cor. 10:13, 14)

not having your personal devotions. (Daniel 6)

not right with God and want to be. (Isaiah 1, especially 15, 19, 20)

not right with God and want to be. (Isaiah 1, especially 15, 19, 20)

not seeing any fruit when you go soul-winning. (Hosea 10)

not sharing the gospel with others. (Ezekiel 2:3-10, 3:1-21, 33:1-11)

not using your talents. (Matt. 25:14-30)

offended (hurt) by someone. (Matt. 18:15-17)

out of money and the cupboards are bare. (I Kings 17)

persecuted for witnessing. (Jeremiah 38)

proud of the number of souls you have won. (I Cor. 3:5-15, 4:1-7, 9:16)

proud of you accomplishments. (Daniel 4) proud. (I Cor. 1:26-31, 10:12-14) (II Cor. 12:1-10) (Galatians 6:14) (Philippians 2:1-11)

putting other things before the Lord. (Haggai 1)

putting things like money and your job before the Lord. (Luke 12:13-34)

relaxing instead of serving the Lord. (Amos 6)

running from God’s will. (Jonah)

sad and want to be happy. (Matt. 5:1-12 Blessed=happy)

selfish. (Mark 14:3-9) (Luke 10:30-37)

self-sufficient. (Matt. 26:31-35, 69-75)

sick of living a mediocre Christian life. (Isaiah 55)

sick. (II Cor. 12:1-10)

When you feel weak. (Philippians 3:2)

sitting idle not serving the Lord. (Num. 32:6-23)

sorrowful. (Matt. 26:36-46)

starting to live for “0” instead of Christ. (Isaiah 14:12-17) Satan’s fall (Ezekiel 28:11-19)

suffering (Isaiah 53)

tempted to drink. (Prov. 23:29-32) (Isaiah 5:11, 12, 20, 22-23)

tempted to sin. (Daniel 3)

tempted to sin. (Read Lamentations and see the price on pays for sin.)

thinking about being baptized. (Matt. 3) Who? How? (Acts 8:26-40, 10:47-48)

thinking of dating the unsaved. (Judges 14-16)

thinking of separation or divorce. (I Cor. 7:10-20)

thinking only of self. (Matt. 25:35-46)

to appear in court. (Luke 22:66-23:25) (Acts 22:25-23:10) (Acts 23:23-26)

troubled by your past failures, sin, etc. (Phil. 3:12-14)

trusting your feelings too much. (Gen. 27)

trying to hide your sin. (Gal. 6:7-8) (Hebrews 4:12-13)

trying to live the Christian life in your own strength. (Galatians 5:16-26)

unable to win souls. (Luke 5:1-11)

unconcerned about spiritual things. (Ezekiel 9)

unfruitful or unproductive. (Luke 13:6-9) ungrateful. (Luke 7:41-50, 17:11-19)

unhappy and why. (Eccles. 2, 12:13, 14)

unstable. (Eph. 4:11-14) ( Col. 1:22-23, 2:6-8)·

very critical of your pastor. (I Thess. 5:12-13, 5:17-19) (Hebrews 13:17, 18)

waiting until you get older to start serving God. (Luke 2:41-52)

wanting peace in heart instead of turmoil. (Isaiah 57:15-21)

worried about something. (Phil. 4:6, 7)


When you are wondering…

Do good works help save you? (obeying the Ten Commandments, Golden Rule, baptism) (Galatians 2:16, 21, 3:10-13, 3:24, 5:2-4, 6:15) (Ephesians 2:1-10) (Philippians 3:4-9) (Titus 3:5-8)

how a Christian should live. (Ephesians 4-5)

how close we are to the end of the world. (Matt. 24)

how the heathen can be saved. (Isaiah 45:18, 22) (John 14:6)

how the world came into existence. (Gen. 1-2)

how to have your morning devotions. (Ex. 34)

how to pray. (Luke 11:1-13, 18:1-8)

how to pray. (Nehemiah 1:5-11 Use Nehemiah’s prayer as a model).

how to treat your enemies. (Matt. 5:43-48)

how you should wear your hair. (I Cor. 11:1-16)

if a church should use bazaar, dinners, raffles, etc., to raise money for the church? (John 2:13-25)

if a person is a true prophet or false prophet. (Duet. 18:20-22)

if anyone loves you. (Luke 22:26-49 Look at Jesus Christ’s death on the cross.)

if anyone loves you. (Romans 5:6-8)

if God answers prayer. (II Kings 19:14-37)

if God could change you life. (Mark 5:1-20)

if God could save you after all the sin you have done. (John 4).

if God is pleased with your life. (I Chron. 28:9)

if God will forgive your backsliding. (Luke 15:11-32)

if God will give you a second chance. (Jonah 3)

if God would be able to forgive you after you’ve backslidden. (Hosea 11-14)

if Jesus wants people to go door to door calling. (Matt. 10:1-6) (Luke 10:1-13)

if premarital sex is okay. (I Cor. 6:13-20, 7:1-9) (Ephesians 5:1-3) (I Thess. 4)

if something is all right to do or if it isn’t. (Romans 14) (I Cor. 6:12, 10:23, 31-33)

if there is a literal hell. (Mark 8:42-50) (Luke 2:41-52)

if there is life after death. (John 5:28-33)

if you are a good mother. (Prov. 31)

if you are really a Christian. (Matt. 13:24-30, 36-43)

if you can lose your salvation. (Romans 8:31-39)

if you should go dancing or partying. (Ex. 32:15-35)

if you should join the liberals in the ecumenical movement. (Ezra 4:1-10)

if you should partake of the Lord’s Supper. (I Cor. 11:20-34)

if your goals in life are right. (Luke 2:25-35)

if your salvation decision is genuine. (Ex. 9:22-35) Should I seek the gift of tongues? (I Cor. 12:28-13:8, 13:13)

what being “born again” is all about. (John 3:1-21)

What brings God’s blessing? (Duet. 27:9-28)

What brings God’s curse? (Duet. 27:9-28)

what God expects of you. (Matt. 22:35-40)

what God expects of you. (Micah 6:7-8)

what God’s attitude about sports and exercise is. (I Tim. 4:8)

what God’s attitude is toward homosexuals. (Gen. 19)

what kind of friends you should hang around with. (Prov. 4:14-19)

what our new glorified body will be like. (Luke 24:36-43)

what religion is right. (John 7:14-24, esp. vs. 17, 5:39-44)

what to follow – the traditions in your church or the Bible? (Matt. 15:1-14)

what you must do to be saved. (Romans 10:9-17)

why the Lord allows you to go through so many problems. (II Cor. 4:1, 15-18, 4:8-10) (Philippians 1:12-14)

who, when, where, and how much you should give. (I Cor. 16:1-2) (II Cor. 8, 9)

why God does things contrary to the way you think it should be done. (Isaiah 45:9-10)

why God made you the way he did. (Isaiah 45:9-10)

why you backslide. (I Kings 11)

why your living a deflated life. (Judges 1-2)

When you….

backslide. (Jeremiah 2-3, 4:1-3, 14) (Gen. 12:10-13, 4) (Gen. 35:1-4)

can’t seem to get anything from reading the Bible. (I Cor. 2:14-3:3)

can’t seem to understand the Bible. (I Cor. 2:14-3:3)

desire God’s blessing on your life. (Duet. 27:9-28)

don’t have money for groceries. (Mark 6:32-44, 8:1-9)

don’t have peace in your heart. (Col. 3:15-17)

feel forsaken-Jesus understands what that is like. (Matt. 26:56, 27:45-50)

feel God is calling you into full-time service. (Ex. 3-4)

feel God isn’t blessing anymore. (Jeremiah 5:1-6, 19-25)

feel guilty and are wondering if God can ever forgive you. (Ex. 12)

feel lazy. (Prov. 19:15, 24, 20:4, 13, 24:30-34)

feel like blowing your top. (Prov. 15:1, 2, 23, 16:27-32)

feel like committing suicide. (Read II Cor. 1:8-10, Paul felt that way too)

feel like criticizing people. (Num. 12)

feel like getting even with an unsaved person who has been mean to you. (II Thess. 1) (II Tim, 4:14-16)

feel like getting even with someone. (Esther 3-7 Observe how it only got Haman into trouble).

feel like getting even. (Matt. 26:47-54)

feel like giving up on someone who refuses to get saved. (II Chron. 33:1-13)

feel like giving up. (Gal. 6:7-9) (Hebrews 12:1-4)

feel like giving up. (Jeremiah 20) · feel like problems overwhelm you. (II Cor. 1:1-11)

feel like quitting. (John 6:26, 60-71) (Acts 13:6-13, 14:19-27)

feel like rebelling against authority. (II Kings 24:20-25, 21)

feel like rebelling against authority. (Num. 16)

feel like suing someone. (I Cor. 6:1-8)

feel like you have made a mess out of your life and you are wondering if God can still use you. (I Timothy 1:12-16) · feel like your life hasn’t been a good example. (II Cor. 6:3-10)

feel nothing is going right. (Havakkuk 3:17-19)

feel people are plotting against you. (Esther 3, 4)

feel pressures and problems are becoming more than you can face. (II Chron. 32:1-8)

feel rejected by people. (Isaiah 53, especially verse 3, so was Jesus)

feel Satan is trying to get you back to your old habits. (Ex. 14)

feel Satan is trying to get you back to your old worldly friends. (Ex. 14)

feel you are a failure. (Phil. 4:13)

feel you have failed people or God. (Num. 35)

feel you might be single for life. (I Cor. 7:25-40)

feel your life is controlled by your circumstances. (Phil. 4:10-13)

have an important decision to make. (Gen. 25:27-34)

have an impossible job ahead of you (habit to conquer, soul to save, bill to pay etc.). (Num. 13:14-26, 9) (Duet. 31:1-8) (Joshua 6)

have been complaining. (Num. 11)

have been lazy. (Prov. 6:4-11)

have been trying to serve God with sin in your life. (Num. 14:42-45) (Lev. 8)

have blown it and wonder if God might give you one more chance. (Jeremiah 18)

have failed cities of refuge. (Duet. 1)

have got a job, prayer request, etc., that seems impossible. (Jeremiah 32:16-44)

have got friends that are hindering your spiritual growth. (I Cor. 5:7-11) (Ephesians 5:5-11) (II Thess. 3:6-15)

have just had a death in the family. (I Cor. 15:1-19, 35-58) (I Thess. 4:13-18)

have lost you burden for the lost. (Luke 15) · have neglected praying. (Matt. 26:36-46)

have really failed the Lord. (Luke 22:54-62) · have too much idle time. (II Sam. 10-11)

haven’t been putting God first. (Duet. 26) · know what is right but you won’t do it. (Luke 12:42-48)

lack concern (love for people). (I Cor. 13, 16:14) (Colossians 3:12-14)

lack power to serve the Lord. (Mark 9:14-29) · lack self-discipline. (I Cor. 9:24-27)

need a hero to model you Christian life after. (I Thess. 2:1-12) Paul is a hero.

need counsel. (II Chron. 10:1-11)

need revival. (II Chron. 7:12-22) especially verse 14 and (II Chron. 15:8-9)

need revival. (II Kings 21:3-23, 30)

need some comfort. (I Thess. 4:13-18) (II Thess. 2:15-17)

need some rules of conduct. (Ex. 20)

need to forgive someone who has hurt you. (II Cor. 2:5-11, 5:18-20)

need to get right with God. (II Kings 5) (Naaman)

need to get right with God. (Neh. 9:1-3)

need to know God’s will for your life. (Prov. 3:1-6)

need to make restitution for a sin committed. (Luke 19:1-10)

need to seek forgiveness or you need to forgive. (Gen. 50:15-21)

offend someone. (Matt. 5:23-24) · refuse to listen to God’s voice. (Jeremiah 52)

think you are in love. (Read I Cor. 13 and see if it is love)

think you have got it tough. (II Cor. 11:23-38 See what Paul went through.)

think your parents don’t know anything. (Prov. 1:8, 2:1, 3:1, 4:1-10, 4:20, 5:1, 6:20, 13:1)

try to change your life without God’s help. (Matt. 12:43-45) (Luke 11:24-28)

want children but aren’t able to. (I Sam. 1,2)

want to be saved but still want to hang onto some sin. (Luke 18:18-27)

want to do right but you are not. (Romans 7:15-25)

want to get married. (Gen. 24)

want to have children but can’t. (Gen. 18)

want to learn how to pray and fast. (Matt. 6:1-18, 7:7-11)

want to see how to win your relatives to Christ. (John 1:35-51)

won’t listen to God’s convicting voice. (II Chron. 36:11-21)

worry about bills, etc. (Matt. 6:25-34)

When your. . .

baby dies. (II Sam. 12:16-23) Where does it go?

baby is born with problems. (John 9:1-4)

best friends hurt you. (Luke 22:47-53 Judas’s betrayal of Jesus).

body aches. (Isaiah 53)

body is always sickly. (Luke 24:36-43)

burden gets too heavy to bear. (Matt. 11:28-30)

children have gone into sin. (Luke 15:11-32)

conscience bothers you. (Mark 6:14-29 Herod would not yield to the conviction.)

family turns against you because of your following Christ. (Matt. 10:35-38) (Luke 18:28-30)

friends are trying to get you to do wrong. (Prov. 1:10-23)

health is going downhill. (I Cor. 15:1-19, 35-58) (I Thess. 4:13-18)

life is in danger. (Philippians 1:20-24) Paul is possibly going to be executed.

loved one dies. (Luke 23:50-24:12)

marriage has gone sour. (Song of Solomon) Why?

marriage is having problems. (Hosea 1-3)

prayers never get answered. (Isaiah 59:1-3)

priorities are wrong. (Haggai 1)

And when . . .

a boy is wondering who to date. (Prov. 7, 9:13-18, 31)

a girl is looking for a godly man. (I Tim. 3:1-4 Gives qualities to look for in a man.)

a Christian needs to get right with God. (Ezekiel 18:19-32)

a seemingly impossible problem faces you. (I Sam. 17)

facing temptation. (Gen. 3) (Matt. 4)

friends try to get you to do wrong (drink). (Daniel 1)

God asks you to surrender something that is hard to give up. (Gen. 22)

God chastens (spanks) his children. (Num. 21:5-20)

God does not answer a certain prayer request. (II Cor. 12:5-10, esp. vs. 8)

God has been speaking to you about something you need to change but you won’t listen. (Prov. 1:23-33)

God is (calling you) speaking to your hear. (I Sam. 3)

God isn’t first in your life anymore. (Ezekiel 14) · God seems dead. (Matt. 28)

no one seems to accept you. (Ephesians 1:6, 2:12-13) (II Tim. 4:16-17) (Hebrews 2:11)

nothing is going right. (Job 1, 2) · nothing is going right. (Romans 8:18-39)

people are making fun of you. (Luke 22:63-65, 23:35-39) · people are out to get you. (Esther 3, 4)

people easily upset you. (I Cor. 3:1-4)

Satan is trying to get you discouraged so you will quit. (Neh. 2:17-21, 4) · sin doesn’t bother you anymore. (Ezekiel 9)

someone else needs help. (Luke 10:30-37)

the children are driving you crazy by their behavior. (Prov. 19:18, 22:6, 15, 23:13, 14, 29:15-17) What should you do?

the preacher’s message has convicted you of sin. (II Sam. 12″1-16)

the world no longer satisfies. (John 4, 6:1-14, 35, 7:37-38)

there has been a misunderstanding. (Joshua 22)

there has been a misunderstanding. (Joshua 22)

there is division and strife in the home. (Phil. 1:27, 2:1-8)

things seem hopeless. (Romans 15:4-6, 11-13)