Sylvia Butler

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Why Do Christians Love the Law?

Why would anyone love the law of God? Why would we love that which constantly tells us what miserable wretches we are, daily points out all our …

Jesus

Man sacrifices seven-month-old baby to ‘appease’ God

In Jharkhand’s Seraikela-Kharswan district, a man with the help of a tantrik allegedly sacrificed a seven-month-old baby to appease God, so that he …

Jesus and how I see God

A friend I last saw when we were at school, asked me to officiate at the service for his mother’s funeral. He and his wife talked to me about his …

7 Things You Shouldn't Say To Someone With Anxiety

If you’ve ever suffered from severe anxiety, you’re probably overly familiar with the control it can have over your life. And you’re not alone -- it affects approximately 40 million adult Americans per year.<p>Anxiety and panic disorders can cause ceaseless feelings of fear and uncertainty -- and with …

Dad Of Missing 5-Year-Old California Boy Arrested On Suspicion Of Murder

Aramazd Andressian is being held in a Vegas jail two months after his child vanished.<p>The California father of a missing 5-year-old boy has been arrested in Las Vegas and is suspected in the boy’s death.<p>Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department homicide investigators seized Aramazd Andressian, 35, …

Crime

The Culture and Costs of Anxiety

<i>“Anxiety … makes others feel as you might when a drowning man holds on to you,”</i> Anaïs Nin wrote. <i>“Anxiety may be compared with dizziness. He whose eye happens to look down the yawning abyss becomes dizzy,”</i> Kierkegaard observed. <i>“There is no question that the problem of anxiety is a nodal point at</i> …

American anxiety: Why we're such a nervous nation

We’ve become a very tense and anxious nation.<p>Millions of us are kept awake at night by racing thoughts and are so edgy during the day that our blood pressure skyrockets and our hearts pound -- even though there’s no real threat in sight.<p>Over the past three decades anxiety disorders have jumped more …

New York State

Anxiety linked to higher long-term risk of stroke

The greater the anxiety level, the higher risk of having a stroke, according to new research published in the American Heart Association journal …

Ten Ways to Beat Stress and Anxiety

Stress and anxiety are a part of modern life and there is no way to avoid it. Therefore it pays to know how to reduce stress and anxiety in order to …

Self-help

This is what it feels like to suffer from anxiety. I Mamamia.

By CHLOE ROBERTS.<p>Advertisement<p>You wake up. Something doesn’t feel right. Something about today just feels… Off. You have the same amount to do today …

Anxiety Attacks and Anxiety Disorders

Anxiety attacks are fairly common in people who have bipolar disorder. In fact, researchers involved with STEP-BD -- the largest treatment study of …

You can't be Christian if you don't believe in the resurrection, says former Queen's chaplain

A former chaplain to the Queen has said that the quarter of Christians who say they do not believe in the Resurrection "cannot be Christians".<p>The Rev Dr Gavin Ashenden said in a letter to the Times that a survey which found that one in four self-proclaimed Christians do not believe in Jesus's …

Good vs. evil: The answer is found in Easter itself

<i>Lorna Dueck is host of Context TV.</i><p>Great joy interrupted by pure evil. That is the truest way to consider what happened last Sunday as two Egyptian churches filled with worshipping Christians were targeted by Islamic State bombs.<p>Like their fellow Christians around the world, the Coptics, an …

In photos: Christians around the world mark Good Friday

Devotees nail themselves to crosses, walk in processions and perform in plays to commemorate the crucifixion of Jesus Christ.

Easter Sunday: ‘He is risen’ & a day of new beginnings

Today is Easter Sunday.<p>To many Americans, Easter is a holiday centered on obligatory church visits, the Easter bunny, Easter egg hunts and other rituals used to celebrate “He is risen.”<p>Once Monday rolls around, though, it’s back to life as normal. Stress. Anxiety. Despair. The same job you hate to …

New book examines the Gospels side-by-side in an effort to show ‘the true Jesus’

In his new book, “The True Jesus: Uncovering the Divinity of Christ in the Gospels,” David Limbaugh seeks to differentiate between the “pop culture Jesus” and the true Jesus presented in the Gospels.<p>Limbaugh, a New York Times best-selling author, told TheBlaze in an interview that non-Christians …

Aaron Hernandez's Body Had a Bible Verse Written Across Forehead

Former Patriots tight end used a red marker to scrawl the verse from John 3:16 on his forehead<p>Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez …

Atlanta Christians Protest 'Flamboyantly Gay' Bible Play

In one Atlanta theatre, Bible stories are getting a shocking gay makeover. But the media has at least admitted the controversy.<p>As the Southeast’s …

Report: Aaron Hernandez found with ‘John 3:16’ written on his forehead, open Bible in his cell

When Aaron Hernandez was discovered in his cell after an apparent suicide Wednesday morning, the former NFL star had “John 3:16” scrawled across his forehead, according to several local reports.<p>The 27-year-old Hernandez, who was serving a life sentence for the 2013 killing of Odin Lloyd, a semipro …

Last Supper: What wine was served at Jesus and the Apostles' final meal?

The Bible offers a pretty comprehensive answer to the question ‘WWJD?’: what would Jesus do? But, as Christians observe Easter and the Last Supper …

Bones Linked to Jesus Could Help Us Find His DNA

A Bulgarian archaeologist, Kasimir Popkonstantinov, discusses the most important find of his career.<p><b>By George Busby, University of Oxford</b><p>It was the …

Meet The Scientists Trying to Find Jesus's DNA

One of the most sought after 2,000-year-old bones.<p>It was the first stop on an extraordinary journey. On a bright but bitterly cold January afternoon …

The Resurrection of Jesus and His Modern Appearances: Revisiting the “Liar” Hypothesis?

The Resurrection of Jesus and His Modern Appearances: Revisiting the “Liar” Hypothesis?<p>April 15, 2017 by Stewart James Felker<p>This week, leading up to …

What the church taught me about dating as a secular woman

By Elena Saxton<p>I gazed at a vast sea of single men, all of whom I was about to have two-minute “dates” with. Up until this moment, I had been on three dates in my life, and every one had resulted in a long-term relationship.<p>Most of my life I have been a devout Christian woman. I adhered to the word …

The Bible’s Three Big Lessons on Debt

The Bible has a lot to say about money, and for good reason. Money, we find, has a uniquely powerful way of exposing our hearts and displaying our …

The Whole Christian Life Every Sunday

A well-planned worship service is a tremendous blessing to those who participate in it. A well-planned service is not necessarily one in which the …

Why You Should Study Luke-Acts?

Luke-Acts is a highly significant double work within the New Testament. First, it is the largest sub-corpus of the New Testament. Luke-Acts makes up …

New Testament