This is a guest post by Luke Gilkerson (who runs @covenanteyes) from Covenant Eyes. “What shall we say then? Are we to continue in sin that grace may abound? By no means! How can we who died to sin still live in it?
This is a guest post by Luke Gilkerson (who runs @covenanteyes) from Covenant Eyes. The Problem Created by Romans 1-5 At the risk of writing something overly familiar to you, it is important to summary Paul’s argument in Romans 1-5. Paul’s gospel is as follows: The whole human race, Jew and Greek alike, is under… Continue reading Romans 6 Series: Part 2, Problem Created by Romans 1-5
This is a guest post by Luke Gilkerson (who runs @covenanteyes) from Covenant Eyes. I spend the lion’s share of my time interacting online with people who have been impacted by pornography, often in overtly visible ways. Christian “porn addicts,
What is faith? What does it really mean to believe? Is it: a firm belief in something for which there is no proof, or something desired, and is expected to occur? complete unfounded confidence? makes up what is lacking in knowledge? a belief in the trustworthiness of an idea that has not been proven? a… Continue reading What Does It Mean to Believe? What Does It Mean to Have Faith?
Porneia (harlot, πο
In the past, I have been asked and even wrote about my reasons or motivations to be sober or sexually pure. The original goal was to have 35 motivations and I wrote mine here, “My Motivations”. Upon looking at them (something I originally had no intention of doing today-though I should be reviewing them daily),… Continue reading Reasons Why We Should Seek Sexual Purity
I have been getting the BeBroken Purity Devotions, and the first one was on Romans 13:13-14. Romans 13:13-14 (NASB) states, 13 Let us behave properly as in the day, not in carousing and drunkenness, not in sexual promiscuity and sensuality, not in strife and jealousy. 14 But put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make… Continue reading Devotion: Romans 13:13-14
Matt 5:27-30 says that if we look on a person with lust in our heart then we have committed adultery in our heart. Then he goes on to give some extreme statements like “if your right eye causes you to stumble then tear it out and throw it from you…if your right hand causes you… Continue reading Matt 5:27-30 Devotional
2 Tim 2:22 states, “Now flee from youthful lusts and pursue righteousness, faith, love and peace, with those who call on the Lord from a pure heart.” Here Paul is presenting what it means to become a vessel of honor, sanctified, useful, and prepared for good works. A person needs to flee youthful lusts. The… Continue reading Flee and Pursue, Part 2
1 Tim 6:11 states, “But flee from these things, you man of God, and pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, perseverance and gentleness.” These things refer to the love of money which is the root of all kinds of evil. The porn industry is all about THE MONEY!! They do not care about the people behind… Continue reading Flee and Pursue, Part 1