The Five Firewalls Needed to Resist Sexual Sin

The Bible teaches us to “resist the devil and he will flee from you” (James 4:7) and in another place it tells us to flee lusts (1 Timothy 6).

Many great people in God have fallen into various fleshly temptations, potentially ruining their lives and ministries! One person has said “it takes a lifetime to build integrity and a minute to lose it!” This is a true saying!

I believe this is because many have never intentionally set up mental and emotional firewalls. By “firewall” I mean something that acts as a barrier so the temptation does not easily penetrate the heart. Proverbs 4:23 instructs us to “guard our hearts because out of it flow the issues of life.”

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Thirteen Modern Challenges to Awakening and Revival

A couple of  years ago I had a private dinner with a prominent African bishop who was involved in a mighty national awakening in Uganda. This dinner, and the fact that a week prior to this dinner there was the National Day of Prayer in my nation, the United States, made me think of the subject of revival, awakening and how it could happen again in my nation.

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How Christian Parents Produce Backslidden Children

As a pastor for over thirty years, I am amazed that such a small percentage of the children of Christian parents actually serve the Lord when they reach their teenage years and beyond, including the children of Christian leaders. Since nurturing covenantal children is the primary method God uses to establish His dominion on the earth as it is in heaven, there aren’t many subjects more important than the one I am addressing in this article.

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How to Prosper in a Time of Scarcity

When this article was first drafted, a prominent newspaper in the United Kingdom, The Independent, had as their top headline that the United States is in a Depression.

While it is true that America may face economic challenges, Christians can learn to tap into principles based on the economics of the Kingdom of God, instead of the standards of the world economy.

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