Category Archives: Temptation

7 consequences in the fall of humanity

7 consequences from the fall of humanity correspond significantly with 7 majors at our universities.

It offers amazingly plausible connections between the story of the fall of humanity and the resulting reality we all understand. Continue reading

Posted in Anthropology, Apologetics, Deception, Hamartiology, Holistic ministry, Origin of Sin, Psychology, Sin, Temptation, Worldview | 4 Comments

Overcoming desire with desire

Adapted from David Powlison’s “I Am Motivated When I Feel Desire.” Can you change what you want? Yes! This is central to the work of the Holy Spirit. You will always desire, love, trust, believe, fear, obey, long for, value, … Continue reading

Posted in 18 Year factor, Change, Contentment, Counseling, Depravity, Depression, Discouragement, Freedom, Gay, Homosexual lifestyle, Homosexuality, Pornography, Sexual orientation, Sexual Preference, Sexual temptations, Spiritual Detox, Spiritual growth, Spiritual transformation, Temptation, Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Facebook photos: good, bad and ugly

Are Facebook photos always innocent? Consider a few thoughts about Facebook photos – the good, the bad and the ugly. The Good: reconnecting with old friends Facebook photos we can help us reconnect with friends and see their family without being invited … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Deception, Discernment, Facebook, Heart, Parenting, Parenting teens, Self-deception, Selfishness, Sexual temptations, Technology, Teenagers, Temptation, Twitter, Uncategorized, Youth | 9 Comments

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

Posted in Addiction, Behavior, Dating, Defeat?, Guidelines for living, Heart, Hope?, Love, Lust, Marriage, Passion, Purity, Relationships, Sex, Sexual temptations, Sexuality, Spiritual disciplines, Spiritual growth, Spiritual inventory, Spiritual transformation, Temptation, Walking with God, Wives | Tagged , , | 4 Comments