Tag: Nisyonos

Rav Avigdor Miller on Running From Sin

Q: If the tests that Hashem gives us are necessary to acquire greatness – we need these tests to cause us to prove ourselves and achieve perfection – so why do we pray for Hashem not to test us?

Rav Avigdor Miller on The Sword on the Neck

Q:  It says in the Gemara (Brachos 10a) that a person should never give up hope and should never stop asking Hashem for mercy, even if a sharp sword is already on his neck. So my question is: Why is Hashem putting the sharp sword on this person’s neck in the first place?

Rav Avigdor Miller on Standing Firm

Q: In Tanach it states, כי שבע יפול צדיק וקם – A righteous person will fall seven times and he’ll get up (Mishlei 24:16). Why does a tzaddik have to fall so many times?

Rav Avigdor Miller on The Happy Man on Dialysis

Q:   The Rav spoke tonight about the obligation to spend our days in appreciation of Hashem’s chesed upon us. What if a person chalilah has strong yesurim that distracts him from appreciating the good things of this world?

Rav Avigdor Miller on The Great Test of Luxuries 

Q: Why does Hashem provide us with so many luxuries that are not necessary for mankind’s wellbeing, when all they really do is keep people busy with things that aren’t important? 

Rav Avigdor Miller on the Difficult Perfect Wife

Q: I learned in the  גמרא about some of the חכמים  who had bad wives that were very troublesome and made their lives difficult. What lesson can I take from that גמרא?