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Volume 16, Issue 02

September 2017

Hidden Idols: Unseating the idol of pride

Pride robs God of his glory because it delights in self-glory. That’s why seminary is so dangerous.

Hidden Idols: Unseating the idol of porn

Surrendering in simple faith: Nate Larkin’s story

Hidden Idols: Unseating the idol of performance

One of the major sins that I consistently encounter is what I would call a “performance identity” in academic pursuits.

Returning to the covenant

“I can teach people what I think the Bible is saying, but I’m more interested in them actually learning to read the text for themselves and coming to the right conclusions.”

Three Scripture passages to help you fight porn

Genesis 39:9 Joseph, being tempted by Potiphar’s wife: “How then can I do this great wickedness and sin against God?” Jones: What kept Joseph from sin? “How could I do such a wicked thing and…”? Contract an STI? Risk an unwanted pregnancy? Jeopardize my seminary status or my marriage or my church ministry? Disappoint my…

What if I’m struggling with pornography use?

Featuring Eric L. Johnson, Lawrence and Charlotte Hoover Professor of Pastoral Care at Southern Seminary AJWS: In your experience, what factors are involved in a young man’s ongoing pornography addiction? What drives him back to it time and time again — despite negative consequences (getting caught, spiritual lifelessness, relational separation, chronic guilt, etc.)? EJ: We…