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I know first hand the devastation of sexual sin. After spending 23 years as a false convert and a self-righteous hypocrite - while engaged in all manner of immorality, adultery, and sexual sin - I can relate all too well to the naive fool in Proverbs 5-7. There are so many warnings in scripture that I now see and appreciate with perfect 20/20 clarity - unfortunately in hindsight. More than that, however, I have come to know the grace, love and forgiveness of God that is greater than all my sin. … [Read More...]
"The New Testament does not actually seem to put a premium on spontaneity as an essential component of authenticity, and so I would suggest that we should not worry too much about it either. It is more likely that it is significant for us because of our culturally-conditioned understanding of what makes us and our actions "authentic" (itself as slippery a concept as "spontaneity"). Modern society puts great stock in the idea that what makes us who we are is our individual self-creation and … [Read More...]
How should a Christian respond to heretics, false teaches, those who promote unbiblical and divisive doctrines, who seek to upset the peace and unity of the church, who teach contrary to the faith once delivered to the saints, misrepresent the gospel, redefine the grace or God or who have a fleshly craving for controversy? Counterfeit Gospels: Rediscovering the Good News in a World of False Hope The Bible is clear: I appeal to you, brothers, to watch out for those who cause divisions and … [Read More...]
Covenant Eyes is an accountability and web filtering software downloaded from the Internet that monitors internet use and sends an e-mail report to a designated person that allows you to see the web search terms used and the sites that have been visited. There are multiple levels of filtering and time restrictions that can be employed for more than one user.