Tag: Idolatry

Choosing to Desire Well

I was encouraged as a child to memorize the Ten Commandments. The meaning of the rules seemed clear to me except the last one. “Thou shalt not covet.” Around that same age, I heard the word “covenant” used in a Sunday-morning sermon. Jesus had… Continue Reading “Choosing to Desire Well”

Choosing to Not Stir God’s Jealousy

Scenario 1: An ugly thing. A man claims the sole right to his girlfriend’s attention and affection. He gets heated when she laughs with a coworker or appears to be sharing something personal with an acquaintance. He looks as if he wants to hurt… Continue Reading “Choosing to Not Stir God’s Jealousy”