Tag Archive: God

Jun 29 2014

Why do people have to die?

People die because “God wants more angels,” says Katie, 6. Though some people act like angels and others like the devil, angels are angels and people are people. With the exception of morticians, no one likes funerals. When we experience the loss of a friend or a loved one, it’s easy to forget that death …

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Jun 22 2014

Why does God let us sin?

“God lets us sin because Adam sinned, so we will die,” says Ben, age 10. “If he didn’t sin, we would live forever. But Adam listened to Eve, so that’s it.” So that’s it, huh? Ben, I believe there’s more to the story. “I think God lets us sin because we were born sinning, and …

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Jun 15 2014

How can God be everywhere?

“I think God can be everywhere because he can look at everybody from the sky,” says Kate. “God has angels everywhere to help him be everywhere,” says Emilee, 8. Friends, I believe you’re trying to confine God to the space of his creation. Instead, imagine dipping a cup in the ocean. Let the water in …

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Jun 08 2014

How can you avoid being double-minded?

“When bad things happen, don’t ask God why. Just believe God has everything under control, and don’t panic on him,” says Becca, 10. It’s easy to trust God when things are going smoothly. When the crisis hits without warning, faith is tested. James, the New Testament writer, is so confident in God’s goodness that he …

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May 25 2014

When is anger right?

“It’s OK to get mad when someone is not following God’s rules,” says Talon, 6. “Like if someone steals a toy from another person, it’s OK to get mad. The angry feeling can help you do something to make things better.” At six years old, Talon has given us a nugget. Righteous anger will motivate …

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May 11 2014

Why does God perform miracles?

Miracles are big business today. If you have any doubt, type the word “miracle” into your favorite online search engine. My personal favorite is “The Cat Miracle Diet” website. This diet promises the same lean, svelte figure as most cats. By dining on lizard tails, blades of grass and moths, “you’ll find that you not …

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May 04 2014

How Do You Pray for God’s Blessing?

We would get our family together, hold hands, sing and pray,” says Jonas, 6. When God is at the center of home life, families are truly blessed. Children respond when they see their parents humble themselves before God. “I would ask God to give me wisdom and love for one another. I would also ask …

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Apr 27 2014

How do we know that Jesus is the Messiah?

asked this question to children as part of the Children’s International Arts Festival, at http://www.kidstalkaboutgod.org/. Alexandria Dubinin, 12, wrote a wonderful essay that won her family of six a dude ranch vacation at Stagecoach Trails Guest Ranch in Yucca, Ariz. Here is her winning essay: “Jesus gave us many signs to prove that He was …

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