Monthly Archives: June 2011

Women’s Liberation Is Causing Female Unhappiness

A major study has concluded that women have become increasingly unhappy.1 By many objective measures the lives of women in the United States have improved over the past 35 years, yet we show that measures of subjective well-being indicate that … Continue reading

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Two Diminished Doctrines = Many Puny Christians

Sound the alarm and bar the door! We’ve been robbed! Two doctrinal jewels are missing: human depravity and the Christian’s glorification. But I wonder how many Christians consider them jewels? After all, who likes to talk about the depths of … Continue reading

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Lusting After God and His Kingdom

The trouble with lust isn’t that we lust. As I’ve said before, we were born to lust.1 You see, God created humans as beings with strong desires. God could have created humans with weak desires but then we wouldn’t care … Continue reading

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Sexual Sin and Accountability

Scott commented on my last blog that he had just confessed looking at porn to his wife and that she forgave him and is going to help him! Praise God for that! I did the same thing over 30 years … Continue reading

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So You’ve Sinned Again… and Again

So you’ve committed a sexual sin, again. And sinned again. And again. For the one-millionth time. Again. Of course you stopped counting long ago (okay, let’s be honest, no one counts—and how big is a googolplex really?) and you’re disgusted … Continue reading

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Another Reason We Lust: We Seek Self-Worth

Another thing that fuels lust is our basing our self-worth on worldly standards. If we are not going to find value in our relationship to God, then we will base it on what the world values. What does the world … Continue reading

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