January 2014

Charles Finney: “How to Overcome Sin” How exactly does one overcome sin?  As one who has thought much about this, I always enjoy reading other perspectives. Charles Finney (1792-1875)—the famous revivalist—wrote directly about this issue in an article called “How to Overcome Sin” (see link at the bottom of this page).   His thoughts on this [...]

The War on Porn

The War on Porn Pornography has become increasingly prevalent and available since the early 1950s when Playboy magazine first forced its way into the mainstream. Sadly, those who have opposed the spread of porn during this time have been defeated at every turn.  Efforts to eliminate adult bookstores, adult movie theatres, adult movie rentals and [...]

Not a Wreck

Not a Wreak Seek self-control—proof that you are overcoming lust. Without self-control you have no choice but to be a "slave to sin”—doing what you do not want to do. Self-control is the fourth step in Peter’s eight-step program (2 Peter 1:5-8) for the successful Christian (see prior post).  If you get stuck at this [...]