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The Goodness of God's Jealousy

The Bible frequently describes God as a jealous lover. In his book titled Is God a Moral Monster?, Paul Copan asks the question, "When can jealousy be ...


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C. S. Lewis on the God We Think Will Satisfy Us

What would really satisfy us would be a God who said of anything we happened to like doing, "What does it matter so long as they are contented?" We want, ...


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Combating Pornography by Deepening Holiness Pathways

When I was young, I visited a farm that had an old-fashioned water pump. It was centered on a cement slab and would drip long after you stopped pumping. ...


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What Tempts Men and Women

A survey of 3,000 U.S. adults identifies the differences and similarities between what men and women say tempts them the most:

Sex: Men (50 percent), Women ...


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G.K. Chesterton on the Truth About Fallacies

Fallacies do not cease to be fallacies because they become fashions.

—G.K. Chesterton, English writer (1874-1936)


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Trapped Bee Offers Simple Reminder on Temptation

Temptation is always seductive, and so we can hardly have too many reminders of Satan's purpose in it.

Last week I had a simple reminder. I was at a party ...


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Doing Battle with the "Eve Factor"

Several years ago, [my wife] and I moved out of Chicago to the western suburbs to be near our grandkids. We got this little piece of land and built what ...


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Choosing Junction City, Kansas, Over Disney World

My pastor decided to pull a vacation surprise on his four children. "We're going to Junction City, Kansas," Peter told them. "It's where my dad used to ...


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Choosing the Easy Route When Battling Temptation

Jack Handey, known for his odd sense of humor frequently expressed in an old Saturday Night Live segment titled "Deep Thoughts," wrote an equally odd ...


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St. Francis's Extreme Embrace of Poverty

Among his many virtues, [St. Francis of Assisi] is known for his passionate embrace of poverty. Not only did he forbid his emerging Order to own property, ...


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