Category Archives: Godly Living

Unfulfilled Desires – Wrap Up

In many ways, living with unfulfilled desires is not something I want to do. It’s difficult to long for something, to pray for something . . . and have to come to an acknowledgement that regardless of how much I … Continue reading

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Reasons 13-15

#13 – Unfulfilled desires teach submission to the hand of God. The unfulfilled desire for marriage caused me to acknowledge God’s sovereignty. The unfulfilled desire caused me to acknowlege that God is ultimately in control of my life . . … Continue reading

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Reasons 9-12

#9 – An unfulfilled desire allows for other life opportunities that the fulfillment of the desire would eliminate. I am particularly reminded of this because of two particular life opportunities I got to take advantage of precisely because I wasn’t … Continue reading

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Reasons 5-8

#5 – An unfulfilled desire gives opportunities to purge bitterness. As I watched more and more of my friends get married, I discovered that some bitterness would creep into my heart and attitude. Seeing others get married revealed several issues … Continue reading

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Reasons 1-4

(To read the first post in this series, check out God-Given Desires…He Doesn’t Fulfill.) Several years ago, I took the time to sit down and think about why God might give a desire and yet not fulfill it. While it’s … Continue reading

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God-Given Desires…He Doesn’t Fulfill

It’s interesting to stop and think about desires that have been given by God, and yet also to realize that just because a desire may be from God, there is no assurance that God will fulfill that desire. In my … Continue reading

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The Reason for God

“In The Nature of True Virtue, one of the most profound treatises on social ethics ever written, Jonathan Edwards lays out how sin destroys the social fabric. He argues that human society is deeply fragmented when anything but God is … Continue reading

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