God Is Not Okay With Cheaters Refusing To Repent

Therefore if you bring your gift to the altar, and there remember that your brother has something against you, leave your gift there before the altar, and go your way. First be reconciled to your brother, and then come and offer your gift. -Matthew 5:23-24, NKJV These two verse uttered by Jesus are why I doubt … Continue reading “God Is Not Okay With Cheaters Refusing To Repent”

Fragmented Past Forever

So let’s not get tired of doing what is good. At just the right time we will reap a harvest of blessing if we don’t give up. -Galatians 6:9, NLT This morning I had the privilege of leading my Alma Mater’s football team in a devotional. I chose Galatians 6:9 as my focal text. It … Continue reading “Fragmented Past Forever”

Over-Emphasis on Unforgiveness

Watch out that no poisonous root of bitterness grows up to trouble you, corrupting many. -Hebrews 12:15b, NLT   A phenomenon all too familiar to faithful spouses is encountering “concerned” Christians “warning” them about the hazards of unforgiveness and bitterness. These same “concerned” Christians are often quick to judge a faithful spouse’s heart and slow–if … Continue reading “Over-Emphasis on Unforgiveness”

Still Work – Either Way

Divorcing a cheater is not the end of the healing process. It is NOT an “easy out.” Anyone who has gone through the experience could tell you as much. The divorce is often just the beginning. True, it might be easier to heal from abuse–I consider adultery and all the lies with it abuse–from a cheater divorced … Continue reading “Still Work – Either Way”

Isaiah 54 Promises

“Fear not; you will no longer live in shame.     Don’t be afraid; there is no more disgrace for you.” -Isaiah 54:4a, NLT Can we claim the promises in this chapter even though they are about Israel? Yes. However, like Israel, we may not see their fulfillment in this life. It may be an end times … Continue reading “Isaiah 54 Promises”

Gift of Suffering

  For it has been granted to you on behalf of Christ not only to believe in him, but also to suffer for him… -Philippians 1:29, NIV While the context of this verse is more precisely about persecution for professing Christ as Lord, I claim this for myself and any unjust suffering in general. Suffering seems to … Continue reading “Gift of Suffering”

Dating Married Nonsense

  She was the brash, rebellious type,     never content to stay at home. She is often in the streets and markets,     soliciting at every corner. She threw her arms around him and kissed him,     and with a brazen look she said … “Come, let’s drink our fill of love until morning.     Let’s enjoy each other’s … Continue reading “Dating Married Nonsense”

Please, Do NOT drink Perel’s Potty Water! A DM Article Review.

She saw that the tree was beautiful and its fruit looked delicious, and she wanted the wisdom it would give her. So she took some of the fruit and ate it. Then she gave some to her husband, who was with her, and he ate it, too. -Genesis 3:6b, NLT An article by Esther Perel … Continue reading “Please, Do NOT drink Perel’s Potty Water! A DM Article Review.”

“Married Too Young” Excuse

“We just married too young. That’s why it didn’t work out.” -Cheater I just do not buy the “married too young” explanation for divorce. It is an excuse. This is a tidy lie to cover up for the cheater’s character deficits and to help people avoid feeling uncomfortable in facing the hard truth: The cheater … Continue reading ““Married Too Young” Excuse”