Men…man up! Grow some and start acting like Christ toward your wife. Don’t throw excuses around, start zipping up your pants from the front instead of the side and be the man your wife NEEDS you to be…there.
Originally posted on jesaja 66:2:
Jonathan Edwards (1703-1758), Enfield, Connecticut, July 8, 1741
(In Deutsch HIER)
“Their foot shall slide in due time. Deuteronomy 32:35
In this verse is threatened the vengeance of God on the wicked unbelieving Israelites, who were God’s visible people, and who lived under the means of grace; but who, notwithstanding all God’s wonderful works towards them,
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Originally posted on jesaja 66:2:
The first of seven excerpts from C.J.’s chapter on modesty in the forthcoming book Worldliness: Resisting the Seduction of a Fallen World(Crossway, Sept. 2008).
When it comes to fashion, I’m deliberately out of step. I don’t care if what I’m wearing is trendy or not—in fact, it’s my goal to resist the influence of others (from Paris or Hollywood or anywhere else) over my wardrobe. Like any man’s man, I relish being out of style.
I want to feel comfortable in what I’m wearing, which is why my stained In-N-Out Burger T-shirt and old gray sweatpants are the most well-worn items in my closet second only to my single pair of jeans, which I wear any place a T-shirt and sweatpants would be inappropriate attire.
If you ever see me sharply dressed in public, it’s only because my wife and daughters, out of great concern for my…
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Originally posted on paul the slave:
“Favour (Charm) is deceitful, and beauty is vain: but a woman that feareth the LORD, she shall be praised . .” Proverbs 31:30
Men, when it comes to dating and attraction with women, “cute” is a fine starting point. I understand that God made men and women to be physically attracted to each other, and I would never encourage a brother to marry a gal he was not at least somewhat attracted to. But “hot” is not a good ending point either—kinda like “hell” isn’t a good ending point.
There is so much about a woman to know as a man contemplates whether or not to pursue her beyond friendship. A common mistake men make before asking a woman out is they make snap judgments about her based on looks and don’t take the time to observe her in action to get an idea of her character.
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Originally posted on Shade of the Moriah Tree:
IF GOD’S WILL is not central in my life I have no right, as a child of God, to draw sustenance and enjoyment from anything else.
Is there anything that satisfies other than Jesus Christ? A child of God will not find complete satisfaction in anything else but in Christ, where one’s heart knows no bounds. Living in the will of God meets the aching abyss of each heart.
When God has come near to a group of people in prayer meetings and fellowship, time seems to be of no significance (a profound sense of eternity becomes the prevalent note) and bodily appetites are curbed for joy in the presence of God. His presence indeed becomes our ‘food’. Of course, we have bodily needs – God has made us that way, but self has made them predominant to where we may have exceeded our needs to the point of greed…
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Originally posted on Preacher12's Blog:
Revelation 1:7-:19 “Behold, he cometh with clouds; and every eye shall see him, and they also which pierced him: and all kindreds of the earth shall wail because of him. Even so, Amen. I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the ending, saith the Lord, which is, and which was, and which is to come, the Almighty. I John, who also am your brother, and companion in tribulation, and in the kingdom and patience of Jesus Christ, was in the isle that is called Patmos, for the word of God, and for the testimony of Jesus Christ. I was in the Spirit on the Lord’s day, and heard behind me a great voice, as of a trumpet, Saying, I am Alpha and Omega, the first and the last: and, What thou seest, write in a book, and send it unto the seven churches which are in Asia; unto Ephesus, and unto Smyrna, and…
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Originally posted on The Old Guys:
“His cross, his manger, and his crown,
Are big with glories yet unknown.”
Spurgeon’s Sermons (Spokane, Washington; Olive Tree Bible Software; 2010) eBook. Vol. 1, Sermon No. 18; Titled: The Tomb of Jesus; Delivered on Sabbath Morning, April 8th, 1855.