"Maybe you’ve heard the claim that guys think about sex every seven seconds. It’s an urban legend, just like the abominable snowman or Loch Ness Monster."
“Some of them went to church, but the Church told them, ‘you need to change.’ But how can you change what you can’t identify?” Says Gray. “And how come, we’re so quick to judge people, and don’t know what they’ve been through.”
It’s so much easier to ignore our calling and chase what everyone else is doing. It’s easier to push away our gifts when they don’t seem to be on trend. It’s easier to not be passionate about certain causes because no one else is. We don’t want to be the outlier.
When we choose to risk we’re hoping for a better outcome, whether for ourselves or someone else we’re serving. And when we risk for His sake and not our own, then we contribute to an eternal glory that goes beyond ourselves. That sort of faith spurs an unshakable hope, one that is worth risking it all for.
If you choose purity before marriage, you become One without any shame, regret or sexual history clouding your joy. When you have a blank slate, you're able to make it beautiful together.
More people in the world today suffer from anxiety than any other illness on the planet. We are perpetually stressed out, and there are tons of ways we allow that stress to fester. Combat your anxiety with these 9 hobbies that are sure to give your mind the release it needs to keep going.
Some people never experienced anything on this list as a kid, and still, today are the victims of crippling anxiety. Others will read through this list of things people did as a kid because of their anxiety and be raising their hand in agreement saying, “that’s me.”
The Bible is full of hopelessness. It’s literally 2000+ pages of lonely, broken, “dirty,” sinners, and all of their baggage. But you guys, those sinners are us. Their stories are exactly where the hope is found.