Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 13, 2009
RELATIONSHIP SINS COST
Divorce and out-of-wedlock childbearing cost U.S. taxpayers more than $112 billion a year, finds a study funded by the New York-based Institute for American Values, the Institute for Marriage and Public Policy, Families Northwest of Redmond, WA, and the Georgia Family
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 13, 2009
More than 8 in 10 Americans believe adultery is a sin, according to a recent study. And 9 in 10 say faithfulness is the key to a
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 27, 2009
THE ADULTERY MARKET
Many of us have seen the wild and funny TV ads that go along with the Super Bowl. But fans in Texas got quite a shock during the game this year.
An ad by AshleyMadison.com was seen as inappropriate by the NFL and NBC. But local affiliates in Texas decided that the $250,000
Contributed by Tim Harlow on May 13, 2009
Atlanta Psychiatrist DR. FRANK PITTMAN wrote a book on infidelity. He said, "Most affairs are conducted primarily on the telephone or Internet rather than in bed. The essence of an affair is in establishing a secret intimacy with someone--a secret that must be defended with
Contributed by Ross Cochrane on Jan 5, 2010
DO YOU REALLY WANT TO TURN IT OFF?
Too often when Julie and I watch a movie, I am forced to turn it off or over because of the coarse nature of the movie, particularly relating to the sex scenes. It is taken for granted that sex is a necessary part of most movies. I disagree! I don’t need to
Historia de Patrick's Adulterio
Patrick Means escribió en su libro, guerras secretas de los Hombres:
Él dijo: hace 9 años mi mundo se derrumbó. Yo estaba en una conferencia de Líderes de Ministerio en Europa Central cuando mi supervisor me llamó a media noche. ¡Necesito
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 6, 2010
A Professing Christian Justifies Her Adultery
Oprah Winfrey had a program with women who were having affairs with married men. When the women were challenged on the morality of their adultery, one woman said, “Wait a minute. I’m a Christian, but I want everyone to know that my personal life and my
Contributed by Paul Decker on May 19, 2004
Jeremy Bassett’s 5-year-old niece, Olivia, and her best friend, Claire, were participating in a nativity play at school. Claire was playing Mary, and Olivia was an angel.
Before the show, a young boy was going around the dressing room repeating, "I’m a sheep, what are you?" Each child responded
Contributed by Mary Lewis on Jun 11, 2004
Our society has come to think of adultery as kind of a “victimless crime.” For many, it’s not really seen as a crime at all. In fact, there are even books being published on how to conduct yourself when you’re in an adulterous relationship.
In 1999, Cameron Barnes’ published a book called,
Contributed by Greg Buchner on Aug 19, 2004
"Sometimes our hate sounds louder in our actions than in the volume of our voices that claim love as the grace-filled answer." - Pastor Greg Buchner - Wakelee Church (www.wakeleechurch.net) on the
Contributed by Doug Lyon on Sep 11, 2004
In a recent issue of Newsweek magazine [7/12/04], the cover reads: “The New Infidelity—From Office Affairs to Internet Hookups, More Wives Are Cheating Too.” The article goes on to ask, “Just how many married women have had sex with people who are not their husbands? … Couples therapists estimate
Let me tell you about two demon worshippers. A young woman in the New Port Beach Marriott Hotelwoke up alone. Her lover, Dave, was gone and all that was left was a note saying, “It’s been fun! Dave.” She had met Dave at a health club, fell in love and left her job, her husband and her two
Contributed by Jason Cole on May 20, 2005
A man wrote: "Dear Abby, I am in love and I am having an affair with two different women other than my wife. I love my wife but I love these other women too. Please tell me what to do, but don’t give me any that morality stuff." Signed: Too much love for only one.” In this case Abby’s answer was
Contributed by Ed Sasnett on Aug 1, 2005
Bruce Wilkinson, author of Prayer of Jabez, said:
Sexual immorality is a threshold sin. On one side of the threshold is immorality and on the other is purity. On one side are guilt, lying, deceit, addiction, and shame, an on the other side are freedom, honesty, transparency, liberty, and a
Contributed by Lisa Delay on Sep 25, 2006
One particular unique feature really stood out to me. Overlooking the shore, along the Promenade sit park benches. They dot the whole stretch. They have various inscriptions on them primarily dedicated in memory of loved ones. Like inert sentinels they seem to be they rest there, unmoved, looking
Contributed by John Shearhart on Sep 27, 2006
“Secret Sex Stats:
1 in 20: Number of married men who admit to cheating at least once.
1 in 22: Number of married women who admit to cheating at least once.
The average man’s typical lover is: A coworker.
1 in 3: Number of guys who take off their wedding rings when they go out without their
Contributed by Denn Guptill on Oct 31, 2000
Hilda Houlding co-ordinator of the Calgary Family Service Bureau, made this comment “An affair is often an attempt to find a little bit of paradise on the side, pursuing the belief that if one just finds the right sexual partner there will be instant happiness and everything will fall into place.
Contributed by Rob Morton on Jun 5, 2001
1. The 1990 Kinsey Report states that around 50% of all married
people will commit adultery during their lifetime.
a. The number is usually about 5% higher among men.
b. Women are less likely to commit adultery but not by much.
2. Some other studies propose even higher
Dave Stone co-pastors a very large church in Louisville, KY. On his desk he keeps a picture of his family, a picture of the church facility and a newspaper article of a well known pastor who had an affair. He keeps all this on his desk to
Contributed by Jeff Strite on Mar 20, 2002
Time Magazine (August 15, 1994 pp. 45ff ) had an article about how this rejection of God has led to the type of impurity described in Romans: "An excuse for adultery is available now at the hands of a supposedly scientific discipline known as "evolutionary biology" which goes from the premise that