Tag Archives: temptation

The Problem with Letting Sleeping Sins Lie

Agatha Christie’s Sleeping Murder follows the course of a young couple, with the help of Christie’s sleuth Miss Jane Marple, as they solve an eighteen year old mystery of the disappearance of young woman. They don’t know if she was … Continue reading

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Men: Stop Blaming Women for Your Lust

[Lusting after women and the male responsibility, from the archives.] Suppose an attractive member of your church walks in on a men’s Bible study one morning and strips off her clothes and then dances in a very sexual manner. Is she … Continue reading

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Modesty Police – a misuse of power and authority

I posted this a while back on Twitter and Facebook. It’s a take on Matthew 5:27-29, where Jesus teaches: You have heard that it was said, “You shall not commit adultery.” But I tell you that anyone who looks at … Continue reading

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Losing salvation? Can’t be done.

I saw this tweet yesterday: Don’ don’t struggle to figure out the maximum amount of sin you can commit and still be saved. Use that energy to kill it. — John Piper (@JohnPiper) October 3, 2016 The tweet is good … Continue reading

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Burying Poop the Bible Way!

Who says the Bible doesn’t have practical advice: Designate a place outside the camp where you can go to relieve yourself. As part of your equipment have something to dig with, and when you relieve yourself, dig a hole and cover … Continue reading

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He Gave Her the Number to the Rejection Hotline

[From the archives] *** Our son graduated college last May and is spending the year as a youth intern at a church here in town, so he’s living with us rather than trying to make his extremely meager salary cover … Continue reading

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The Classical Quest on Lust

Adriana at Classical Quest has a way with words and pictures, particularly when she combines them. She sent me these, taking a line from a recent article I wrote on taking responsibility for lust, and I liked them so much … Continue reading

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Owning Your Lust

Suppose an attractive member of your church walks in on the men’s Bible study one morning and strips off her clothes and then dances in a very sexual manner. Is she responsible if men lust after her? What if some … Continue reading

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Just Lucky I Guess

BBC radio news October 17, 2012, reported that one witness to the wreck of the Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia testified that it wasn’t the captain’s efforts that saved lives. Instead, the news reader said the witness saw it as being “only … Continue reading

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