Tag: lust

Works of the Flesh: Lasciviousness

Paul manifested great concern for the Galatian Christians who were in danger of seeking to be perfected by the flesh after having begun in the Spirit (Galatians 3:3). For most of the letter that concernContinue reading

Works of the Flesh: Uncleanness

Paul had great concerns regarding the Galatian Christians departing from the faith by submitting to the Law of Moses (Galatians 1:1-5:15). Yet Paul also wished to exhort them regarding dispositions and behaviors which Christians wereContinue reading

Sexual Assault and Harassment

These days we are witnessing a sea change in attitudes regarding the dark and pernicious sins of sexual assault and sexual harassment. Such behaviors, once excused or justified as normal behavior, are now being exposedContinue reading

Gods of This World: Sex

Wherefore God gave them up in the lusts of their hearts unto uncleanness, that their bodies should be dishonored among themselves: for that they exchanged the truth of God for a lie, and worshipped andContinue reading

Gods of This World: Desire

In 2 Corinthians 4:4, Paul speaks of the “god of this world” as referring to Satan. Satan, the Devil, was part of the reason behind the corruption of God’s good creation (cf. Romans 8:20-22), andContinue reading

Dances and the Teenage Christian

We are again in the midst of the spring season, and all kinds of teenagers around the country are getting ready for their school prom. School dances, particularly homecoming and prom, have become American ritesContinue reading

Adversities: Sexuality

Today I would like to examine a topic of considerable difficulty for many Christians today. Some of the most prevalent sins committed by Christians involve sexuality in some form, be it adultery, fornication, pornography, orContinue reading