Dr. Ben Carson overcame a childhood of intense poverty and struggle to become one of the most famous neurosurgeons in the world – but his story didn’t end there. Carson, an outspoken Christian who currently serves as the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), also ran for president in 2016, inspiring millions of people in the process.
In an uncertain world, we need to cling to hope. Fortunately, there are countless Bible verses about strength that are worth reading, pondering and integrating into our lives. The scriptures are filled with Bible verses that provide comfort and strength. It’s essential that we remain steadfast when hard times hit, never give up — and rely on God to navigate choppy waters.
Actor Sir Anthony Hopkins was once an atheist, but he has since changed his view to embrace God’s existence, proclaiming during a recent public event that he once struggled with alcoholism and was “disgusted, busted and not to be trusted" — but that a single question about God changed everything.
Christians are called to seek forgiveness for their sins — something that was made freely available by Jesus Christ’s death on the cross. Repentance is an essential act that is covered throughout the New Testament scriptures, with believers embracing Jesus’ sacrifice and making a concerted effort to change their ways.