Michael and Debi Pearl

No Greater Joy answers scores of letters every day. You can now read selected letters daily and the Pearls’ response. Each letter has been edited to protect the identity of those involved.

The Pearls also cover a myriad of situations in the Articles section. The Bible says, "Seek and ye shall find" (Matt. 7:7). We pray that as you read through the articles, you will find your answers.

Mike and Debi are frequently engaged in writing books or articles and may not be able to respond directly to all the questions and letters submitted. The NGJ Staff will do their best to fill in where possible.

Sorted by date.

Babbling in the night

Michael Pearl

We are having problems with our three, almost four-year-old daughter and I can’t help but think it is spiritual. We have enjoyed and tried to put your principles in child training to work in our lives and overall, our children … Read more

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Pulling the baby apart

Michael Pearl

I am in a blended family (marriage has been rocky since the start) and believe that my husband degrades and humiliates my daughter. Is my job to continue to be his help meet and trust that God will protect my … Read more

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Hard Speech

Michael Pearl

I have had something on my heart for some time now that I was wanting to share with you. It is a question really. But first I must start by saying just how blessed our family has been because of … Read more

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Gap Answered

Michael Pearl

Genesis chapter 1 records God’s creative works during six 24-hour days. But the first two verses record God’s work of creating the heaven and the earth sometime before the six days of remaking the existing planet that had fallen into a state defined as “without form and void.” So there is a time gap of undetermined length between the first and third verses.

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Money: Should I accept opportunities funded by the lottery?

Michael Pearl

What is your opinion of sending college age Christian students to a college that accepts scholarships funded either fully or partially by the state lottery? Michael answers: Render unto Caesar what’s Caesar’s. There is no clean money. It is all … Read more

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Troubled Son Needs New Environment

Michael Pearl

I am a mother in a situation I believe to be desperate. I have a troubled young son. Many times I have seen God’s love and mercy but this has been an endless battle – I am weary and worn … Read more

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Calvinists Answered

Michael Pearl

I’m writing to ask, “Where is the consistency?” Your newsletter regularly promotes the book, The Other Side of Calvinism. It’s proclaimed to be “…the best book exposing the heresies of Calvinism….” Yet in your Nov-Dec 2007 newsletter you have an … Read more

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One Upset Lady

No Greater Joy Ministries

Debi Pearl: I just finished reading your book Created to be His Help Meet. I must say that it was the most disturbing thing I have ever read in my entire life. The viewpoints that did make sense (chapter 4 … Read more

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Military: Soldier saved in Iraq

No Greater Joy Ministries

I wanted to share this encouraging letter from a serviceman that we know serving currently in Iraq. I had requested some NGJ materials for him, and he was able to pass the Bible onto a new believer, which you will read about in the letter.
—A Reader

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Adopted Molester

Michael Pearl

It has come to light today that our 10-year-old adopted son has sexually violated our 3-year-old birth child. My husband asked me to please do some research to find out the best way to deal with the situation and work … Read more

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