When it’s clear that we have a commitment to God that comes before anything else in our lives, most people will respect us even if they don’t share our faith.
Or maybe they just accept that it’s wrong in God’s eyes, although not in their own, and they’ll worry about sorting it out later.
We were made to get along, to be together, and
it’s a truth that’s medically attested… Love and dance and connection strengthen every bodily system, while isolation, rage and sadness poison them with cortisol.
Indeed, we should be trying to reach out to those who don’t know Jesus Christ, which is impossible in an atmosphere of hostility.
Believe in the believing.
Let me leave you with this thought, written by my father before he died. If you incorporate it into your system of values, it will serve as a worthy guide to the management of your sexual energy: Strong desire is like a river. As long as it flows within the banks of God’s will-be the current strong or weak-all is well. But when it overruns those boundaries and seeks its own channels, then disaster lurks in the rampage below.
If you’re a follower of Jesus, He has given you abundance so that you can care for others, not so you can stock up on capri pants for next summer or afford a leather interior in the new SUV.
Meradinis! Turtle Island! It was a little corner of chaos!
This was the scene the speeding black ship had left behind three days ago, fleeing in humiliating shame, those three days a constant running battle. For three days the accursed Imperial ship Indomitable had followed, firing on them at every opportunity. Death or imprisonment now awaited those who called themselves Corsairs – and though this death was now more certain rather than just a possibility, Sona Kilroy, or “The Hammer
16. Christians should never consult astrologers, psychics, or those who practice witchcraft (see Isaiah 47:13-14). They are usually phonies who only pretend to have extrasensory powers. But in some cases, they are working in cooperation with Satan. Rather than tamper with this evil world, the one true God wants us to bring our needs, problems, and decisions to Him. He has promised to lead us into all truth (see John 8:32).
Weird makes you truly sexy in a way the world can never know.