In your struggle for sexual purity, you may have a “friend” who is actually tripping up your progress and keeping you captive to your cravings.
Why does God allow temptation? Could it be you’re tempted because this is what God wants for you? Or could it be he has something much better for you?
We all have places in our lives we know aren’t beautiful, including at least a few places that are just down right ugly. When we come face to face with one of these parts, we have a choice in how we respond. Many respond by following a logic like this: If you see a rat […]
Every age has its own set of unquestioned presuppositions. Here’s one in our day: Getting what you want quickly is better than having to wait.This is why advertisers boast of faster internet, quicker results, shorter lines, easier access, top speeds, and fewer commercials. Going without what you want produces an ache. When you get what […]
It’s in our stories, movies, and legends. In Shakespeare’s MacBeth, Edgar Allan Poe’s Telltale Heart, Victor Hugo’s Les Miserables. We feel it in our bones. It’s in our DNA. When we’re guilty, we desperately want to come clean. Can you relate? Maybe you have a loved one who is struggling against being honest with her […]
Sometimes people thirsty for God’s mercy impede its flow. So instead of an outpour, they receive just a few drops. Worse yet, they then believe a trickle is all God has or wants to give. Years ago, I came to an accountability partner to come clean about looking at pornography. He recommended we go […]