Category: Sexuality

Sexuality is intimately connected with identity.

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Grace

With the temptation, there is a way of escape, but the simple plastic pleasure overwhelms me. When I let it come so close, it blocks out all the beauty far away and for a moment it’s all I want. But once I reach out my hand to touch it, all the joy it promised melts away leaving only a hollow shell to echo the guilt I now feel. The problem is that sin, brought so close blocks the light that once warmed my heart. No, the sin itself does not block the light, but I must choose to turn away...

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I see you

“I see you.” This phrase is used in the movie ‘Avatar’ as a form of greeting by the native people. Though its use in the movie is cultural, the application of its idea is incredibly Christian. To see people means to look past the image that a person presents to see the person that God created them to be. 1 Samuel 16:7 For the Lord sees not as man sees: man looks on the outward appearance, but the Lord looks on the heart. I have seen people this week. I see the lives that they live outside of the context...

The Proverbs 31 Man 0

The Proverbs 31 Man

Just noticed that the Proverbs 31 woman gets about 2/3 of a chapter at the end of 30 and 1/3 chapters on the virtuous man. Proverbs 31:10 “The virtuous woman, who can find?…” What if instead of saying, “this woman is impossible to find.” The writer of proverbs is trying to make a final point to the young man that he has been trying to teach for the past 30 and 1/3 chapters? What if he is trying to say, “Who is able to find such a woman?” The only way that you will ever be able to find this...