Getting married doesn't fix lust problems—it never has and it never will. But that doesn’t mean your wife has no role to play in your fight against lust. She is God’s gift to you and is a key tool in your fight for the full life.
When fighting the sin of lust, you need more than tips and tricks. You need a real sword. God has given us the Sword of the Spirit, the Word of God, and you can learn to wield it by biblical meditation to fight lust and love Jesus.
Fighting against any sin can be all-consuming and lonely—this is especially true with the sin of lust. But when you fight any sin, you’re not primarily running from something; you’re running to Someone! Let’s run to Jesus together!
Dads have authorities—just like our kids! It’s hard enough to respond correctly to human authorities, but how can you respond correctly when God says “No”? As we learn how to submit to God’s Fatherly care, we’ll also learn something of the heart of the Father.
The job of parenting is overwhelming. How exactly do you raise a child to love, honor, know, and cherish God with all his heart, soul, and mind? In my family we’ve found faithfully sticking to a few simple practices each day shapes our home in ways that grand plans never can. In short, we’ve seen God begin to build our home through our ordinary, daily practices.
For centuries, God’s people longed for the coming of Messiah. As the Christmas promises multiplied, so did the anticipation. This year, turn the whole month into a season of preparation to make the dawning of Christmas morning about more than presents in your home.