Sep 15, 2019
Sexual purity is a matter of the heart. Our sexual behavior reflects how much of our hearts belong to Him.
Four disciplines that help us pursue sexual purity from the heart:
1. The Spiritual discipline of re-training our fallen affections to desire Christ and His Kingdom above all else.
2. The mental discipline of...
Sep 9, 2019
Sexual purity is a matter of the heart. Our sexual behavior reflects how much of our heart belongs to Him.
27 “You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall not commit adultery.’ 28 But I say to you that everyone who looks at a woman with lustful intent has already committed adultery with her in his heart. 29 If...
Sep 2, 2019
Aug 25, 2019
Because the covenant-keeping God is with us, evil doesn't have the final word in our lives; so we can rest in His presence, even in the face of evil.
4 Even though
I walk through the valley of the shadow of
I will fear no evil,
for you are with me;
your rod and your staff,
they comfort me.
Aug 18, 2019
We enjoy deep, God-honoring contentment and soul-satisfaction, as we learn to rest in God's presence.
Yahweh alone is the source of divine rest.
Resting in Yahweh's presence is active, not passive.
The Lord is my shepherd; I shall
2 He makes me lie down in green pastures.
He leads me beside still waters.