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Thoughts on godly young men preparing for looking for a godly wife.

A letter to Jake…

Back during the Summer I was honored by one of the families in our congregation to write a letter. Their second young man was turning 15, and they have formed a tradition of having a scavenger hunt on that auspicious … Continue reading

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Be a godly man [1]

So, young man, you want to marry a lovely young woman someday? By definition, a lovely young woman is a godly young woman. Her loveliness will be the outworking of her love for and dedication to Jesus Christ. And the … Continue reading

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Sacrifice…

Paul tells us in Ephesians 5: Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ also loved the church and gave Himself for her… You are to sacrifice yourself for your wife, when you have one. Now you can’t do it just … Continue reading

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TWO sins: Giving things away…

Young man, you are to be a one-woman man. Starting now. It is easy to think about that in purely physical terms. But I am going to stretch that for you. You must not give to anyone else the things … Continue reading

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TWO sins: Lust…

I got a question on Friday’s post: Are you saying it’s sacrificial to turn one’s eyes from this kind of evil? When I think of sacrifice, I think of the parents who go without what they need so the Mom … Continue reading

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Reason three: Whatever…

We get questions… I received a question on one of last Wednesday’s posts (Lovely, it’s the New ‘Hot’ [2]). It is a good question: How hard is it for a Godly man to retain appreciation for loveliness when surrounded by “hotness”. … Continue reading

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Reason two: A one-woman man…

We get questions… I received a question on one of last Wednesday’s posts (Lovely, it’s the New ‘Hot’ [2]). It is a good question: How hard is it for a Godly man to retain appreciation for loveliness when surrounded by “hotness”. … Continue reading

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