It’s a line often heard in well-intentioned lessons on sexual purity:God created sex. It’s His. Pornography and premarital sex are just distortions of what God made that is good: sex within marriage. Those sexual desires you feel are good, you just need to channel them into marriage. (Or as often said, “toward your wife.”) All of the above is true and I have taught most of it myself in bits and pieces. But there are some major shortfalls to this type of teaching and mindset.
We discuss if, when, and how you should tell your wife about your porn problem. We also look at Psalm 51:1-2 as a tool for finding from Jesus what we’re looking for from sexual sin.
Men, here are 4 reasons you should NOT read Beyond the Battle: A Man’s Guide to His Identity in Christ in an Oversexualized World by Noah Filipiak: 1. You don’t struggle with lust at all. You never check out attractive women when they walk by. You don’t have any desire to look at internet porn […]
If you’re in a dry season of your marriage, you’ve more than likely thought about any number of the following:
Please use the following link to read my recent article for Covenant Eyes’ blog, How to Love Your Spouse When They Don’t Love You Back. Please share that Covenant Eyes link in your social networks, not the current noahfilipiak.com one you are currently on. This Covenant Eyes article shares some similar content with my upcoming […]
(This is an excerpt from the book I’m working on called “Beyond the Battle,” a book for men about sexual purity and our identity in Christ. This excerpt can easily be applied to both men and women. Also, it is not referencing any individual offense within my marriage, but is referring to my tendency as […]