Category Archives: Lust

The true problem with lust

Which is worse the Animal self or the Diabolical self? Who is nearer to hell a cold, self-righteous prig who goes regularly to church or a prostitute? The sins of the flesh are bad but are they the least bad of all sins? Continue reading

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Four warning signs for women

What does it look like for a woman to act out on her lust? … For the most part, her sin remains hidden. Still, there are some tell-tale signs of her sin, which I will describe in the first person because I struggle with this too. Continue reading

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Infatuation or Love?

Infatuation has been defined as….By contrast, genuine falling in love is…. Continue reading

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Sin is wrong and dumb – a form of self-abuse

Here is a deeply insightful reflection from one of my favorite authors, Cornelius Plantinga, Jr. It’s a bit long but well worth reading and discussing.   “The shortest and clearest way to state the relation between sin and foolishness is … Continue reading

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Pursuing Wisdom (p. 3)

Since the early chapters of proverbs are words from a father to a son, these lessons are especially helpful for parents who desire to lead their children in the way of wisdom. Continue reading

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Reality check on sexual temptation

“Show me a man who can control sexual passion and I’ll show you someone who can control every other area of his life.” Continue reading

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A Christian view of romance

The article linked below by John Edmiston offers excellent insights about marriage. Edmiston explores romance in marriage based  on God’s relationship with His people. Read and discuss this great article!  Pass it on to others! A Christian view of romance: … Continue reading

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Out of control desire

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Do not accept defeat!

What should I do when I fail?                I John 1:9 – “If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness.” Proverbs 24:26a … Continue reading

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The power of sexual temptation

The sight of a beautiful woman has special power to hold men captive. The atmosphere changes when a lady enters a room full of men. This will always be the case and it’s not entirely wrong. God designed a natural attraction … Continue reading

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