Answers for Life's Problems

What is Answers4Life?

Answers4life is a resource to help you find the answers for the greatest challenges people face in life. While many of life’s problems are incredibly complicated there is a source that has the answers we can trust. That source is the Bible and for thousands of years people have found the principles in the Word of God to provide solutions to the greatest difficulties of life.

You may not consider yourself a believer in God at this time and that is ok. The answers you will find here are not just for Christians, the answers in the Bible apply to every person on earth. The fact that you are here means you need answers that your life experience hasn’t provided and it is our sincere hope that you will find those answers here.

If you have specific questions that you don’t feel are addressed in this article please feel free to ask us by submitting a question, to which we will promptly reply.


A way out of darkness, answers for the suicidal.

Hope: A desire of some good, accompanied with at least a slight expectation of obtaining it, or a belief that it is obtainable. – Webster’s 1828 Dictionary Suicide, by many accounts, has reached the level of an epidemic not only

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To the chief Musician on Neginoth, A Psalm of David. “Hear me when I call, O God of my righteousness: thou hast enlarged me when I was in distress; have mercy upon me, and hear my prayer.  O ye sons Read more....


Bipolar Disorder

Dealing with Bipolar Disorder Over the last number of years, I hear more and more people identify themselves as bipolar.  Many have been diagnosed with this disorder by psychiatrists and as a result carry the label around their neck as




Psalm 142:1-7 “Maschil of David; A Prayer when he was in the cave.  I cried unto the LORD with my voice; with my voice unto the LORD did I make my supplication.  I poured out my complaint before him;

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Bullying. The very word creates fear in our day.  It has been around for a long time. For reasons that are foreign to us today, it was seen in the past as something that should be ignored or excused.  That

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Some time ago I encountered a young woman who had cuts all over her forearms.  She had been wearing long sleeves to cover the evidence but had pulled the sleeves up to wash her hands and another girl noticed who Read more…


How to deal with grief and loss

It’s okay to mourn One of the most helpful passages in the Bible on dealing with grief is found in Genesis 23:1-4. This is not the first place death is mentioned in the Bible, however it does give us some

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Chronic Illness

The Centers for Disease Control says that as of 2012 nearly half of all adults in America (117 million people) had some form of chronic disease.  The likely hood is that you or someone you know suffers from chronic illness Read more…


Substance Abuse

Can you be free from addictions? Ask that question, and you will get a mixed reaction. There are those who would tell you that you are afflicted with a terrible disease, and there is no hope of a full recovery. Read more…



Marital Conflicts

The greatest hindrance to solving marriage conflicts. The one factor above all that will determine if a couple is able to be helped in marriage counseling is whether they are willing to forgive one another for past offences. As a matter Read more…



This article is not intended to convince you that there is a problem with anger or that there are consequences that result from anger.  I am starting with the assumption that you don’t have to be convinced about that or Read more…


Dealing with Depression

Depression is a devastating and debilitating condition, it robs the child of God from any usefulness for Him, and destroys their effectiveness in dealing with the normal trials of life. All of us are susceptible to falling into this condition, Read more…

Who am I?

Who am I?

How to develop clear identity. Many people struggle with who they are and what their true identity is.  As a matter of fact this is why so many young people join gangs or fall in with the “wrong crowd”, they

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Overcoming Traumatic Events

According to the national center for post-traumatic stress disorder web site, 60.7% of men and 51.2% of women report at least one traumatic event in their life. We live in a world that is wrecked with the effects of sin.Read more…

Dealing with


Dealing with offenses

I’m Offended “Woe unto the world because of offences! for it must needs be that offences come; but woe to that man by whom the offence cometh!” Matthew 18:7 Jesus speaking here has given us a key truth in being Read more…



Several years ago, after being in the ministry for just a short time, I had a foolish conflict with another pastor. The cause of this conflict is unimportant, but the result of this conflict would plague me for most of Read more…


Overcoming Anxiety

My first significant experience with anxiety occurred In 1993. I was just 19 years old, I had been married less than a year and my wife and I were starting a church. We had someone move to town with “the

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