“Every uncorrected error and unrepented sin is, in its own right, a fountain of fresh error and fresh sin flowing on to the end of time.” (C.S. Lewis) When Paul looked in the mirror, when he took a long, honest look at himself, he knew there was nothing good in him (Romans 7:21-24). But his great expectation is that one day Jesus would rescue him from his body of death. Paul taught, “Those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires” (Galatians 5:24). Reading this used to bring me great discouragement because my flesh … Continue reading →
It’s amazing, the relationships that we get to make with others throughout the world here at Covenant Eyes. Literally every day we get a chance to chat with people all over the globe, people who share our values and are furthering the cause of purity and accountability in the church and in the world. Thanks to some wonderful conversations and connections with our friends at Indie Heaven, an independent Christian musician resource agency, we are launching our newest project very soon: Covenant Musicians.
Nicole Neroulias of the Religion News Service writes, “Previous generations had to seek out magazines or movies, but now hardcore content is available anytime, free of charge, to anyone with Internet access. Responding to this increased accessibility, affordability, and anonymity, faith-based organizations now offer their own strategies for overcoming pornography addictions, targeting evangelicals and others who consider the images sinful.” Covenant Eyes and other ministries such as XXXchurch, Freedom Begins Here, and a number of churches are featured in her story.
Avoid Pornography—It Is a Dangerous Snare There is a common saying which suggests that “a little peek won’t hurt.” If you believe that, there are many movies, porn producers, and women who will give you a whole lot to peek at. Here again, the Bible is not silent. The Word of God exhorts us to discipline our minds and regard immodest women as different from our modest sisters. Solomon instructs: “As a ring of gold in a swine’s snout so is a beautiful woman who lacks discretion” (Proverbs 11:22). This means that instead of lusting over immodest, seductive women, you … Continue reading →