Grow Up! Serious time!


I had the same conflict you had and it took me shame and embarrassment to figure it out myself… Anyways, the person who found out was a very close friend that I consider my brother, I felt ashamed of my self, before he found out, he shared with me a verse “1 Peter 5:8 be sober, be vigilant” and I kept that verse in my heart… Im not sure if my friend thought it was just a mistake or if he chose to forget my sin and forgive me, but all I know is that if you confess your sins, God will forgive…

the daily rip[ple] effect

My wife said something to me yesterday. “Thank you for growing up, and becoming a man.”  …well, it was something to that effect.  On first glance that might seem like an insult and, in a certain context and depending how it’s said, it could be. But this wasn’t. It was sincere and appreciative for the steps taken for us as a couple and in my personal life to keep God at the center. You see, I had become a chaser of my pleasure and desires and had not fully considered its impact on myself and others.  I was acting immaturely and doing a great job of it.  Today I read a scripture that spoke deeply to me.

2 Timothy 2:24-26 (MSG)

Run away from infantile indulgence. Run after mature righteousness—faith, love, peace—joining those who are in honest and serious prayer before God. Refuse to get involved in inane discussions; they always end up…

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