Good Sex

Biblical Keys To Unlocking Sexual Intimacy In Marriage (Part 2)

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In Part 1 of Good Sex: Biblical Keys to Unlocking Sexual Intimacy in Marriage, I gave you two guidelines or key to having good sex in your marriage. In this post I want to answer two questions: Are there legitimate times, however, when a married couple can or should abstain from sexual intimacy?  If so, why should a couple refrain from sexual intimacy?

Good Sex

Biblical Keys to Unlocking Sexual Intimacy In Marriage (Part 1)

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For most Christians, we got married so we could have good sex – God-honoring sex. Sex is not the marriage, but it certainly is one of the perks and benefits of the marital relationship. But, how do we discover, rediscover, and maintain healthy sexual intimacy in marriage? Are there keys or guidelines to unlocking the door of “good sex” in marriage?

The Way We Think About Sex Is Broken

5 Principles That Should Shape Our Thinking About Sex

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If you Google the word sex, you will get approximately 1.8 billion hits. Next week the number will be higher This is not surprising. Many of those hits, more than likely, reveal the brokenness, corrupted, devalued and ugly side of sex. This was never God’s plan for this beautiful and amazing gift. When we embrace and appreciate the WHY of sex, then we will begin to enjoy the WHAT of sex. Why did God create and give us this beautiful gift anyway?

When Fear Comes

5 Things You Can Do Right Now to Overcome Your Fears

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Besides snakes, rats (big Chicago rats), spiders, skunks, getting stranded in the ocean without a life raft, my plane crashing, something terrible happening to my wife and kids, and country bluegrass being heaven’s music for all eternity, (People, I am all messed up), I think I am most afraid of dying without accomplishing God’s purpose for my life. What is your greatest fear (s), and what do you do when it comes creeping into your life? When fear comes, you attack it with a proven strategy.

4 Things to Remember When You Feel Abandoned By God

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Have you ever felt abandoned by God? Disappointed by him – the way he’s running the world and the way he’s running or seemingly “ruining” your life? Though we get upset with him, I don’t know anyone who has ever filed a restraining order against the Almighty. Well, several days ago, that changed.

Momma, Happy Mother’s Day!

What I Would Say to My Mother If She Was Still Alive

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I can’t believe Momma has been gone nine months. This Mother’s Day will be another FIRST for our family. You know, the first birthday, the first Thanksgiving, the first Christmas, the first Memorial Day, that my mother is not with us. It is still unreal and surreal. To remember my mother this Mother’s Day, I decided to write her a letter.

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Just because we don’t always see God explicitly working and moving in our lives, does not mean he is not quietly working in the background of our lives. It’s called “The Esther Effect.”

Should We Pray to God for Success?

12 Prerequisites That Will Increase Our Chances for Success

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In a success-drunk culture, is it legitimate for us to ask God to give us success in finding a spouse, building a business, getting into the college of your choice, and building a good life? Are we compromising spiritual depth by pursuing material success? I believe God wants us to achieve and be successful. However, I believe he calls us to meet a few biblical prerequisites to increase our chances for experiencing his blessings.

How To Have the Best Day Ever

26 Affirmations We Should Make Every Day

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I want to consistently have the best day ever, and I know you do too.  If we are going to have the best day ever, there are some decisions and affirmations about our lives and our day we should make before our day begins. How we think about God and ourselves will affect our attitudes and thereby shaping our day.

Single and Waiting

What to Do While Waiting on Your Mate

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In my previous posts, Singles Are Not Unfinished Business and The One Key To Maximizing Your Singleness, I said singleness is a blessing and contentment is the key to celebrating and maximizing your singleness. While you are embracing singleness and a blessing and growing in contentment, what should you do in the meantime?