Q.DEAR BILLY GRAHAM: What good does it do to believe in God? I’ve tried to believe and go to church and everything, but so far it hasn’t made any difference in my life. If anything, things are worse. — J.W.
By BILLY GRAHAM
Tribune Media Services
A. DEAR J.W.: The most important thing I can tell you is that God loves you and wants to come into your life so you can know him and have a personal relationship with him.
From what you say, this hasn’t been your experience so far, but it can be, as you turn to Christ in repentance and faith, and invite him to come into your life. You see, only one thing separates us from God, and that’s our sin. But God still loves us in spite of our sins and has provided the way for us to be forgiven and cleansed of sin. That way is Jesus Christ, who became the final and complete sacrifice for our sins by dying for us on the cross.
Ask Jesus to come into your life today — and he will. Then ask him to guide you to a church where you can grow spiritually. Your life will never be the same.
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