Had to re-blog this one after this Friday morning’s gathering. God is getting us men on our knees and it excited me to see it!
With my wife traveling in Ireland with her Mom and sisters for a week, I have been and will be until she returns more than usually tempted to lust. Let’s admit the elephant in the room, men, and tackle him one gouge at a time. Lust is a gnarly foe, as are pride, anger, bitterness, jealousy, selfish ambition, slander, materialism, laziness, selfishness, narcissism, and all other grossness we know as sin.
As I wrestled and fought for purity in the early evening, God caught my attention through a friend’s text of encouragement and through Psalm 145. Pack Atkins texted me about how the fear of God can function as a brake peddle and the love of God as a gas peddle in our fight against sin. Psalm 145 reminded me of God’s greatness, His sufficiency, His glory, His steadiness and steadfast love, His abundant mercy, His slowness to anger, and…
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