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Presenting biblical answers to tough questions

Q: The Bible says, “Blessed are the meek.” When I look around at real life it doesn’t seem like the meek are being blessed, it seems like they’re getting passed over. How can this verse be true when experience seems to show the opposite?

A: This question brings up one of the deepest challenges of the Christian faith. Put simply the challenge is this: the truths of God’s Word often contradict what we think we know about how the world works. This forces us to choose between trusting our perspective or trusting God. Christ’s teaching about meekness i...

 

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