The Unfaithful Virus

The problem with lust isn’t desire, it’s an unfaithful heart. Hosea 4:10-13 10 “They will eat but not have enough; they will engage in prostitution but not flourish, because they have deserted the Lord to give themselves 11 to prostitution; old wine and new wine take away their understanding. 12 My people consult a wooden idol, and a diviner’s rod speaks to them.[…]

In Step with the Spirit

You can spot friends, they will often walk in step with each other. Galatians 5:24-26 24 Those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires. 25 Since we live by the Spirit, let us keep in step with the Spirit. 26 Let us not become conceited, provoking and envying each other. Over a relationship of walking side[…]

Envy Destroys, Kindness Restores

It doesn’t take much for envy to develop, but God’s kindness gives us a new hope and a new mindset. Genesis 37:1-20 Jacob lived in the land where his father had stayed, the land of Canaan. 2 This is the account of Jacob’s family line. Joseph, a young man of seventeen, was tending the flocks with his brothers, the sons of[…]

What Comes out of the Heart?

God replaces our sinful hearts with a new one. Mark 7:20-23 20 He went on: “What comes out of a person is what defiles them. 21 For it is from within, out of a person’s heart, that evil thoughts come—sexual immorality, theft, murder, 22 adultery, greed, malice, deceit, lewdness, envy, slander, arrogance and folly. 23 All these evils come from inside and defile a[…]