Sin, Relapse and God’s Permissive Will

May this bless someone as they move forward into a new relationship!

Celebrate Recovery at First Baptist Dallas

“Watch and pray so that you will not fall into temptation. The spirit is willing, but the body is weak.” – Mark 14:38

Boy, do I understand that Scripture. Let me explain. I love my wife. I truly believe God brought us together as, since the day we were married, I have seen Him working in our lives. He has blessed me with an embarrassment of riches in her, and I am grateful that she is my wife.

But, God also allowed me to exercise my free will in the process. And, that’s where my lesson begins.

Before I married my wife, I talked her into having premarital sex. Both being Christians, we each knew we had crossed the line and were ashamed of our deed. But, the thought of that delicious time was now indelibly pressed in our memories, and it would leave a mark.

After the affair, I…

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