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A whole new position on sex pt. 1

Proverbs holds a view of romance, marriage, and sex that was counter-cultural back then, and it’s counter-cultural now. In Proverbs, the highest possible value is placed on faithfulness and friendship in marriage. I’m not entirely sure those are the leading ideas in culture at large today. The danger of sexual temptation Keep in mind that […]

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When self-confidence goes too far

Proverbs 29:1 “Whoever ignores instruction despises himself, whoever listens to reproof gains intelligence. He who is often reproved yet stiffens his neck will suddenly be broken beyond healing.” Evasive Defiance While the simple fool is crushed by criticism, the stubborn fool ignores it, denies it, and dismisses it. All the while, the stubborn fool becomes […]

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