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Scruples seem scarce

Scruples (inner desires to avoid doing wrong) seem scarce in today’s society. Without scruples, people do whatever they want with little regard for ethics or honesty. This basic principle of life, “Don’t do things you shouldn’t do,” seems to have … Continue reading

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Some desires are bad!

The strength of a desire isn’t the measure of its correctness. Every desire isn’t desirable. Desires that defy your conscience should be resolutely refuted, resisted, and repulsed. Letting desire, rather than wise deliberation, lead in decision making seldom results in … Continue reading

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A book helps me follow Jesus!

(Don’t listen to those who try to get you to think less of the Bible.) Some people claim to “follow Jesus, not a book,” but if they don’t obey the Bible, inspired by Jesus, do they really follow Him? The … Continue reading

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If you agree with the Bible that some human behaviors are morally wrong, it doesn’t mean that you “hate” or mistreat people who do those behaviors.

After I posted the title of this post as a complete post, a book by Leonard Ravenhill that I started reading more than a year ago, but never finished, caught my eye. I felt a Spirit-prompting: “Pick it up, there … Continue reading

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Most Everybody Draws A Line Between Thier Desires & Moral Principles

Almost everybody draws a line somewhere between their desires, cravings, and feelings; and moral principles.  Almost everybody has at times a desire they want to fulfill, but they intentionally restrain themselves because they believe that fulfilling that desire is morally … Continue reading

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