Category Archives: sexual sins

Seeing Self-Pity as a Dead-End Road

Seeing Self-Pity as a Dead-End Road

Several years ago the road I traveled home at the end of the day was washed out in one of those torrential rains that come around every hundred years. For nearly ten years this had been my route home, but now there was a barrier placed at the half way point. My habitual commute endedContinue Reading

Five Essential Weapons to Stand Against Temptation

Five Essential Weapons to Stand Against Temptation

King David was a man after God’s own heart, yet his temptation with Bathsheba revealed a lack of the kind of character he exhibited when he was younger. God had chosen him as king (instead of one of his older brothers) for his purity of heart. However, as his story unfolded, those key inner qualitiesContinue Reading

Sexual Temptation: Setting up guard rails against temptation – Episode 25

Sexual Temptation: Setting up guard rails against temptation – Episode 25

Sexual Temptation: Can’t I indulge one more time? Episode 24

Sexual Temptation: Can’t I indulge one more time? Episode 24

Sexual Temptation: lusting vs. looking – is there a difference? Episode 23

Sexual Temptation: lusting vs. looking – is there a difference? Episode 23

Sexual Temptation: caught in the trap of sexual sin Episode 22

Sexual Temptation: caught in the trap of sexual sin Episode 22

Sexual Temptation: Can sexual desires be trusted Episode 21

Sexual Temptation: Can sexual desires be trusted Episode 21

Biblical Strategies Today Episode 5: Repeatability that Shares with Others

Biblical Strategies Today Episode 5: Repeatability that Shares with Others

Analyzing your temptation

I learned a helpful poem when I was younger. But only recently did I begin to use it as an instrument to analyze personal temptations. I had six faithful friends, They taught me all I knew Their names were: how and what and why When and where and who. Next time you find yourself falling toContinue Reading

Help for those struggling with sexual sins: Running with resources

Just because you have established the need for running from the temptation does not mean you are prepared to run or that you will run when you face strong desires. While the key resources are prayer, dependence upon the Holy Spirit, and the use of memorized Scripture, there are other ancillary resources that are helpful as well. TheseContinue Reading