Releasing Your Wounder

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We’ve all got them – wounds, past injuries of the soul that still show themselves, either in the way we relate, or the pain we feel. I've learned a lot by examining my own, and those of the people I've been blessed to work with over the years. Continue Reading

How Do I Know He’s Getting Better? Five Things to Look for When a Man Says He’s Repentant

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Wives often ask my wife and I how they can really know their husband, who’s committed some form of sexual sin, is getting better. While there’s no acid test, there are some things I believe a woman can and should expect when her man says, “I was wrong; I’ve repented of it.” Continue Reading

Who Really Stays Pure?

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"For this is the will of God, even your sanctification --- that each of you possess your vessel in honor." -I Thessalonians 4: 3-4 Sexual purity for the Christian is a mandate, goal and achievement. It’s a mandate because it's expected by God and reasonably so; it's a goal in that we strive towards it, and an achievement when we both attain and then maintain it. It's also way of being and living that runs contrary to so much of what we’re exposed to daily. Continue Reading

The ‘It’ Factor

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Every Monday we'll post something about sexual integrity. Hope it's helpful. Considering the fact you’re reading a blog on sexual integrity, there’s the possibility you’re either in crises over your sexual behavior, or you want to avoid ever having that sort of crises. And why shouldn’t you? You’ve got other plans, after all – a family, a home, or a certain type of job or career. And by now, you’ve probably attained some of those goals, so I’ll also assume you’ve steered your life in a certain direction and, to some extent, you’ve Continue Reading

Releasing My Wounder

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Every Thursday I’ll post an article having to do with either relational or emotional matters. Hope it helps. — Releasing My Wounder We’ve all got them – wounds, past injuries of the soul that still show themselves, either in current pain or current behavior. They can show themselves in current pain through memories that just won’t die. Sometimes a mental picture of a traumatic event, like a childhood humiliation or tragedy, keeps intruding into your thoughts. Maybe you let yourself relive it, and all the pain of the event comes Continue Reading

Rebel Without a Clause

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Every Monday we’ll post something about maintaining your sexual integrity. Hope it helps. — Rebel Without a Clause The idea that this world is a playground instead of a battleground has now been accepted in practice by the vast majority of Christians. - A.W. Tozer Today I will, like you, be presented with countless opportunities to misuse my sexual self. There will be images I’ll pass on the street or the mall, unclean memories from past wrongdoings, fantasies that intrude like unwanted pop-ups on the computer. And every time I say no Continue Reading

How Do I Know He’s Getting Better? Five Things to Look for When a Man Says He’s Repentant

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Every Tuesday we’ll post something to do with restoring marriages. Hope it helps. — How Do I Know He’s Getting Better? Five Things to Look for When a Man Says He’s Repentant  Wives often ask my wife and I how they can really know their husband, who’s committed some form of sexual sin, is getting better. While there’s no acid test, there are some things I believe a woman can and should expect when her man says, “I was wrong; I’ve repented of it.” If that’s the case, here are the top five things I think she should see: 1. Action You’ll see Continue Reading

The ‘It’ Factor

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Every Monday we’ll post something to do with maintaining sexual purity. Hope it helps. — The ‘It’ Factor Considering the fact you’re reading a blog on sexual integrity, there’s the possibility you’re either in crises over your sexual behavior, or you want to avoid ever having that sort of crises. And why shouldn’t you? You’ve got other plans, after all - a family, a home, or a certain type of job or career. And by now, you’ve probably attained some of those goals, so I’ll also assume you’ve steered your life in a certain direction Continue Reading

Releasing My Wounder

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Every Thursday I’ll post an article having to do with either relational or emotional matters. Hope it helps. — Releasing My Wounder We’ve all got them – wounds, past injuries of the soul that still show themselves, either in current pain or current behavior. They can show themselves in current pain through memories that just won’t die. Sometimes a mental picture of a traumatic event, like a childhood humiliation or tragedy, keeps intruding into your thoughts. Maybe you let yourself relive it, and all the pain of the event comes Continue Reading

Who Really Stays Pure?

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Every Monday I’ll be posting something to do with maintaining sexual integrity under the category “Keeping it Clean” Hope it you find it helpful. --- Who Really Stays Pure? Let’s face it, sexual purity is both a goal and, these days especially, an achievement. It’s a way of being and living that runs contrary to so much of what we’re exposed to daily. The fact that we’re sexual creatures with natural responses can be enough of a struggle, but add to that the ongoing stimulation of billboards, immodestly dressed women and men, suggestive Continue Reading