Tag Archives: Adultery

Forgiveness, But Not Change

I live in a small, rural county in the so-called “Bible belt.” It’s the kind of place where there is a church on every corner, down every side road, and up every holler. Consequently, it can be hard to find … Continue reading

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The Foolish Prince

A prince left the ease and safety of his father’s castle in order to seek adventure in the world. He left all his riches behind and eventually reached such a low state that he was forced to dress in rags … Continue reading

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“Let Me Tell You About My Better Half…”

In volume 4 of his commentary set on Romans, the noted preacher Donald Barnhouse tells the following story. “A man I knew through my ministry was going with a girl who, some of us thought, was not at all worthy … Continue reading

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Sin’s Progression

In my last post, I outlined Psalm 1:1-3 under the title “Blessedness.” Now I’d like to narrow the microscope down onto one particular aspect of that passage and offer a word about sin’s progression. Hardened sinners don’t get that way overnight. Psalm 1:1 describes a systematic progression. … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned From The Tiger Woods Story

Things are getting kind of bizarre in the story of Tiger Woods, the world’s top-ranked golfer. News broke early Tuesday that an ambulance had been dispatched to his Florida mansion sometime around 2:30 a.m. in response to a 911 call. The ambulance picked up Barbro Holmberg, Woods’ mother-in-law. She was … Continue reading

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What Does the Bible Teach About Divorce & Remarriage?

“Marriage” series: (post #8) Any series on marriage would be lacking if it didn’t address the issue of divorce and remarriage. For one thing, it would pass over an entire category of marriages, a category that has become commonplace in our society. For … Continue reading

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Why is Sex So Important in Marriage?

“Marriage” series: (post #6) It is a tragedy that our world has turned “sex” into a dirty word. It was God who designed Adam and Eve to be sexual beings. It was Him who made them “male” and “female.” It … Continue reading

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Learning From Rhododendrons

When the calendar page rolls over to March and the weather turns noticeably warmer, my thoughts drift toward yardwork. It’s not a drift that I eagerly embrace. The way I see it I’m an apartment or condo guy who happens to live in a big brick house … Continue reading

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