Many years ago, I used to attend a certain denomination. I knew God had led me there for that season, but certain things began to happen and I decided to leave.
I was going to church out of duty – and because you went to church on Sundays – but I disliked it. It was dry, boring, had too many (unnecessary) programs, the preaching was monotonous, the people were few…you name it…
At one point in my life, I was in love with the reality series, Supernanny. Jo Frost is a short-term nanny who uses various techniques to train children who have been termed ‘difficult’ by their parents…
Some years ago, I got into a relationship. The sense of anxiety and fear in that relationship was overwhelming. When we were together, I was great. But when I left him, I would feel very insecure, tense and weighed down…
(6)A Good Man Has Self-Control
Except you close your eyes and imagine certain stories in the Bible, you will not fully appreciate the situation. Let’s imagine this scenario:
Joseph and Mary were betrothed to each other, right? Therefore, they would have been growing in their familiarity and fondness towards each other. Joseph – like any normal, red-blooded male – would have been fantasizing about the wedding night.
(1) It Is Very Relevant
More and more people are realizing that – from money to marriage to business to sex to raising children to the workplace – the Bible really gives solid advice that is very relevant in our present world.
(2) It Is Very Real
Humans have a tendency to idolize or demonize people – painting those they love as complete saints or angels, and blackening those they dislike as total devils.