"My husband changed after we married. He would not look at me, talk to me or even say my name... As time went on and four children later, I thought of suicide... ...I began to search the Word for a way out of my marriage commitment...
I heard this on the Desiring God Pod-Cast. Episode 597 (May 15, 2015) was a question/answer session with Trip Lee, a Reformed Christian Rapper, addressing the issue of believers watching on-screen nudity. I have posted a link to it here, as a follow up to my previous post, "How Can A Believer Not Be Grieved By Watching Sin?". ... Continue Reading →
A brother in the Lord recently posted the following commentary about a movie that is in the theaters right now (I am not going to mention the name of the movie- it is irrelevant to the point of my post). It left me wondering how can a believer not be grieved by watching immoral entertainment- sin. "We saw the new... Continue Reading →
“Whoever conceals his transgressions will not prosper, but he who confesses and forsakes them will obtain mercy.” Proverbs 28:13 Confession of sin is an on-going practice in the life of every believer. It is a necessary part of maintaining fellowship with God. All believers continually struggle with sin in one form or another. Therefore, all... Continue Reading →
“In repentance and rest is your salvation, in quietness and trust is your strength…” (NIV) As we experience more and more of the goodness of God in our relationship with Him, we become increasingly holy. For the kindness that we experience in our relationship with God produces in His children godly grief in our souls,... Continue Reading →
How can I escape my fear of man? Well, Witherspoon said, "It is only the fear of God that can deliver us from the fear of man." So I started checking out resources on the fear of God- and I came across this 2 minute sermon clip from John Piper. In it, he explains what... Continue Reading →
It is only the fear of God that can deliver us from the fear of man. John Witherspoon
I take the girls, and we have a “Ladies Theological Society Meeting” -complete with Bible Study, prayer, and chocolate. And, my husband takes the boys to another room in the house, and does “Men for the Lord.” (Which, by the way, was quite an undertaking for those years when some of Dan’s ‘mighty men’ were still in feety-pajamas and needed to be in bed by 8:00 PM).
It has been a while since I posted anything from Wretched. The other day I came across the "Arrogance Test," administered by Todd Friel. I found it to be wonderfully convicting, yet slightly entertaining in a Todd Friel-ish-edgy-sin-exposing sort of way (if you know what I mean). As for me, I'm glad I spent three minutes... Continue Reading →