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Forgiving Your Spouse After Adultery

Four lessons from my journey of regaining trust in my husband. Editor’s Note: In 2002, Cindy Beall was a happily married wife to Chris, her husband of nine years. Chris had been on staff with a church in Oklahoma City for only six weeks when he made a confession that ...

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Intoxicated By One by Dannah Gresh

There is one topic more than any other that pushes a lot of hot buttons—modesty. When I talk to Christian teens about it, I hear things like: “I don’t think there’s anything wrong with wearing low-cut shirts. What, should I just wear stupid turtlenecks the rest of my life? I ...

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The Attractive Christian Woman by Nancy Leigh DeMoss

The New York Times printed an article entitled, “She’s Got to Be a Macho Girl.” It reads, “John Bernard is 16, strapping, handsome, a hormonal hot-pocket of a teenager. Guys like him were once every father’s nightmare. No longer. ‘The girls are way more aggressive than the boys,’ John said ...

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How’s Your Love Life? by Nancy Leigh DeMoss

The world is desperate for love, but sadly misunderstands the meaning of the word. To find the true meaning of love, we must go to the Word of God—for God is love. The Scripture tells us that God loves us. Even when we were His enemies, He continued to love ...

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7 Negative Effects of Porn by B.J. Stockman

Porn is a problem. It’s a personal problem for many and a cultural problem for all. You may think you have not been affected by porn, but you have because it’s embedded in the surrounding culture. The staggering size of the pornography industry, its influence upon the media and the ...

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15 Ways to Please Your Husband by Barbara Rainey

Romans 15:2–3 tells us, “Let each of us please his neighbor for his good, to his edification. For even Christ did not please Himself . . .” Who is your closest neighbor? Your husband. How can you edify (build, improve) your mate and thereby enhance his self-worth? By discovering—and doing—what ...

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