I am afraid to pray for patience. What should I do?

In this episode, Dr. Betters answers the question, "I have three sons, two have have special needs. I am overwhelmed by how hard it is to care for my boys. I want to pray for patience, but I am afraid that if I pray for patience God will make my life unbearably hard in order to teach me patience. I cannot handle things being any worse than they are now so I don't pray to God and ask for patience...What should I do?"

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Can one be saved and then chose to turn away from God?

In this episode Dr. Betters answers the question, "Is it "once saved always saved"? Or can one be saved and chose to turn away from God? Hebrews 6:4-6 says “It is impossible for those who have once been enlightened, who have tasted the heavenly gift, who have shared in the Holy Spirit, who have tasted the goodness of the word of God and the powers of the coming age and who have fallen away, to be brought back to repentance. To their loss they are crucifying the Son of God all over again and subjecting him to public disgrace. Land that drinks in the rain often falling on it and that produces a crop useful to those for whom it is farmed receives the blessing of God. But land that produces thorns and thistles is worthless and is in danger of being cursed. In the end it will be burned.”

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How can I tell if my wife is telling the truth or lying?

In this episode Dr. Betters answers the question, "My wife is depressed, she blames me for her depression. She also has cheated on me and is currently doing so via text message. We are separated, but we live in the same house. She doesn't know if she wants to work on our marriage. She says she has demons in her head that she needs to work out before she can love herself or me. Is she telling me the truth or lying to me?"

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Where does Job's strong faith come from?

In this episode, Dr. Betters answers the question, "One of your videos you mentioned that the book of Job was the first book of Scripture ever written. Since Job did not have other Old Testament books to refer to in times of crisis, where did his strong faith and unwavering confidence in God come from such that he was able to trust in the character of God no matter what happened to him?"

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