ON SAYING “NO.”

The flesh wants what it wants but if the Child of God wants to live in victory, it must learn to tell the flesh “No.” This begins every morning by stressing it with discipline. We must teach it to obey us, by dictating our terms of interaction. This is not because we don’t enjoy anContinue reading “ON SAYING “NO.””

2 Peter‬ ‭2:10-12‬ ‭NLT‬‬

“He is especially hard on those who follow their own twisted sexual desire, and who despise authority. These people are proud and arrogant, daring even to scoff at supernatural beings without so much as trembling. But the angels, who are far greater in power and strength, do not dare to bring from the Lord aContinue reading “2 Peter‬ ‭2:10-12‬ ‭NLT‬‬”

COLOSSIANS‬ ‭3:11‬ ‭‬‬

“In this new life, it doesn’t matter if you are a Jew or a Gentile, circumcised or uncircumcised, barbaric, uncivilized, slave, or free. Christ is all that matters, and he lives in all of us.”‭‭ Colossians‬ ‭3:11‬ ‭NLT‬‬ In the age of the techno church this statement by Paul seems even more relevant. Collossae wasContinue reading “COLOSSIANS‬ ‭3:11‬ ‭‬‬”

EPHESIANS‬ ‭5:1-14‬‬‬

“Imitate God, therefore, in everything you do, because you are his dear children. Live a life filled with love, following the example of Christ. He loved us and offered himself as a sacrifice for us, a pleasing aroma to God. Let there be no sexual immorality, impurity, or greed among you. Such sins have noContinue reading “EPHESIANS‬ ‭5:1-14‬‬‬”

1 CORINTHIANS 6:12-20

Sexual sin is unique because of how many facets of the human experience it touches. Yet humans have done everything they can to compartmentalize it as hurting no one. The biblical model for sex is that of a permeating and pervasive experience. Sex is an act of worship in the covenant relationship. It is aContinue reading “1 CORINTHIANS 6:12-20”