Breaking Bad Habits

I USED TO BITE MY FINGERNAILS right down to the quick. I’d rip off those babies just as soon as the first signs of new growth would appear. For well over twenty years I carried around ten ugly stumps that resulted in two miserable experiences: personal embarrassment and physical limitations. God began to convict me about my nail-biting habit. It took Him, let’s see, nearly a decade to bring about a final and complete victory, ashamed as I am to admit it.

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Is It Can’t or Won’t?

DO YOU KNOW THAT YOU are the recipient of limitless ability . . . incredible strength? Just read a few familiar lines out of the Book, slowly for a change: “I can do everything through Christ, who gives me strength” (Philippians 4:13). “Each time he said, ‘My grace is all you need. My power works best in weakness'” (2 Corinthians 12:9).

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The Poison of Impurity

WHEN GOD paid His visit to Sodom and Gomorrah, these twin cities controlled a lush, fertile valley through which ran the Jordan River.

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Resources for Overcoming Pornography

Information and tools are available to help you protect yourself and your family from pornography. We recommend the following resources. Computer and Mobile Software CovenantEyes ( www.covenanteyes.com) Articles CovenantEyes Blog ( www.covenanteyes.com/blog ) “The Porn-Free Family Plan” ( https://www.challies.com/articles/the-porn-free-family-plan/ ) “Mobility, Privacy, Pornography” ( https://www.challies.com/articles/mobility-privacy-pornography ) “7 Good Reasons to Stop Looking at Porn Right […]

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Eliminating the Pornography Snare

At a recent church meeting of twenty fathers and their preteen sons, the group leader asked which of them had never struggled to stop viewing pornography. Only one man raised his hand. Nearly all had experienced, or were experiencing, a desperate struggle with ensnaring temptations and sins related to viewing pornography. When asked when and […]

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The Eyes Have It

How would you rate your five senses in terms of the lasting impression they have on you? I can remember the first time I tasted Peking Duck, but I can’t actually taste it without eating it again. I can remember the first time I heard Handel’s “Zadok the Priest,” but I can’t actually hear it […]

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The Shocking Truth: Dealing with the Emotional Impact of Your Husband’s Internet Sex Habits

You wanted to live out your own fairytale—marry your Prince Charming and live happily ever after. It was a beautiful tale, filled with ringing church bells and romantic love songs. Then you discovered your husband’s problem with pornography and your dreams shattered. It was like finding out your prince had fallen in love with the […]

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