Godly Sorrow And Advice

Godly sorrow brings repentance that leads to salvation and leaves no regret, but worldly sorrow brings death. – 2 Cor. 7:10, NIV When you see the fruit of advice destroying someone or yourself, you are seeing something bringing death as this verse tells us. This is not from God. God is not one who came … Continue reading “Godly Sorrow And Advice”

“It Takes Two To Tango”

“It Takes Two To Tango” I wonder how many here heard this faux wisdom following the discovery of adultery and subsequent divorce. It really is just another iteration of “The Shared Responsibility Lie.” And it comes across as “wise” while being incredible hurtful to someone who has just survived adultery (aka soul rape). It is hurtful for … Continue reading ““It Takes Two To Tango””

Happy Valentine’s Day, God’s Beloveds!

Scars Are Our Badges Of Beauty On this Valentine’s Day, I wanted to share a sermon God has used to encourage my soul. It is by a very prophetic and wise man of God. His name is Bob Sorge. He knows the depths of suffering and what it means to wait upon the Lord. I … Continue reading “Happy Valentine’s Day, God’s Beloveds!”

Pre-Pigsty Prodigal or Post-Pigsty Prodigal…Continued

More Lessons from “The Parable of the Prodigal Son” My post yesterday drew lessons from “The Parable of the Prodigal Son” found in Luke 15:11-32 regarding discerning whether or not one’s adulterous spouse is exhibiting the behavior exhibited by the prodigal son post-pigsty (click here to view post). This post is a continuation of that … Continue reading “Pre-Pigsty Prodigal or Post-Pigsty Prodigal…Continued”

Pre-Pigsty Prodigal OR Post-Pigsty Prodigal?

Lessons from “The Parable of the Prodigal Son” In Luke 15:11-32, we have the famous parable about the prodigal son. It is a story with two sons and a father who welcomes the younger son back after he wasted his inheritance on “wild living” (Luke 15:13b, NIV). This story lives in our pop culture when … Continue reading “Pre-Pigsty Prodigal OR Post-Pigsty Prodigal?”

My Spiritual Battle Prayer

In you, Lord my God,     I put my trust. I trust in you;     do not let me be put to shame,     nor let my enemies triumph over me. No one who hopes in you     will ever be put to shame, but shame will come on those     who are treacherous without cause. -Psalm 25:1-3, NIV When … Continue reading “My Spiritual Battle Prayer”

Top Evangelical Misconceptions About Adultery And Divorce

What Are Top Evangelical Misconceptions About Adultery And Divorce? When I shared my blog with a Catholic professional peer of mine, this was his question for me. He named the biggest one as he saw it for Catholic laity. He explained many think divorce is what cuts people off from good-standing in the Catholic Church. … Continue reading “Top Evangelical Misconceptions About Adultery And Divorce”

Of Flames And Floods

“When you go through deep waters,     I will be with you. When you go through rivers of difficulty,     you will not drown. When you walk through the fire of oppression,     you will not be burned up;     the flames will not consume you. For I am the Lord, your God,     the Holy One of Israel, your … Continue reading “Of Flames And Floods”