Adultery (or the Appalachian Trail)

  • 11:48 AM TravisAgnew – All services were straight ridiculous today.
  • 11:47 AM TravisAgnew – Wonderful message. Wonderful services. Wonderful God.
  • 10:57 AM TravisAgnew – I can’t chase another woman and chase God at the same time.
  • 10:56 AM TravisAgnew – 3. Health of the Relationship – if there is anger and bitterness and resentment in relationship, you don’t want to touch that person. Some of you need to deal with those bigger issues before your sex life gets better.
  • 10:56 AM TravisAgnew – With the number of men and women working outside the home, if there is no effort at home, that is a big deal.
  • 10:55 AM TravisAgnew – Some of you women need to take those night gowns and burn them or give them back to your mama. Guys, burn those old gym shorts.
  • 10:54 AM TravisAgnew – 2. Desire – have to be careful here, but there is something in us that plays a major part in physical attraction – I have a responsibility to conduct myself in such a way that is attractive to my spouse
  • 10:52 AM TravisAgnew – I have an opportunity to help out my spouse in his or her relationship with Christ by working on this area.
  • 10:51 AM TravisAgnew – If there is a lull in your sexual relationship, then you better be praying.
  • 10:51 AM TravisAgnew – If there’s going to be a lull in the frequency of your marriage, by agreement for a specific alloted amount of time to devote yourselves to prayer. But come back together again so you won’t be tempted.
  • 10:50 AM TravisAgnew – I don’t care how bad your sex life is, that doesn’t give any of us an excuse to step out of our marriage relationship. It’s never an excuse. But it is so much harder to stand true and resist that temptation if it’s not healthy.
  • 10:49 AM TravisAgnew – 1. Frequency – how often – stop depriving one another (v.7)
  • 10:48 AM TravisAgnew – 3 Elements of a satisfying sexual relationship:
  • 10:48 AM TravisAgnew – The question comes: what is a healthy, satisfying sexual relationship in a marriage?
  • 10:47 AM TravisAgnew – Satan knows he can attack people where there is not a healthy sexual union. You are like a sitting duck.
  • 10:46 AM TravisAgnew – If you as a Christian are struggling and do not have the gift of celibacy, get married.
  • 10:44 AM TravisAgnew – 1 Cor. 7 paraphrase – if you want to stay strong and provide a barrier, develop a healthy satisfying sexual relationship with your spouse
  • 10:43 AM TravisAgnew – 3. Develop your intimacy and your sexual intimacy with your spouse.
  • 10:42 AM TravisAgnew – The reason it happens so much in church today is that most people have a religion, but they don’t have a relationship with God.
  • 10:42 AM TravisAgnew – He continued to show self-control. He resisted. What’s amazing: Joseph is as low as he can get. His brothers sold him into slavery. He was in a foreign land. He didn’t know anybody. “How could I commit such a sin against my God?” It wasn’t a religion thing for Joseph, it was a relationship thing.
  • 10:41 AM TravisAgnew – Telling the story of Joseph. Mr. Potiphar left Joseph in charge when he went on business trips. Mrs. Potiphar wanted him for herself.
  • 10:39 AM TravisAgnew – To engage in sexual immorality, the first person you have to cheat on is God.
  • 10:39 AM TravisAgnew – Don’t be like those who don’t know God. There is a direct correlation. Since you know God, you ought to act different.
  • 10:37 AM TravisAgnew – 1 Thess 4:3 – this is the will of God – sanctification – that you abstain from sexual immorality
  • 10:36 AM TravisAgnew – You cannot pursue God and pursue another’s spouse at the same time. It is an impossibility.
  • 10:36 AM TravisAgnew – 2. We are developing and pursuing an intimate relationship with our God.
  • 10:35 AM TravisAgnew – It’s not legalistic because I’m not imposing those boundaries on you.
  • 10:35 AM TravisAgnew – Limiting counseling. Never meeting alone. People have access to counseling rooms. It might be awkward. But it’s wise.
  • 10:34 AM TravisAgnew – The act of adultery rarely ever starts with a physical act.
  • 10:32 AM TravisAgnew – The stronger the desire, the easier it is for you to rationalize it.
  • 10:31 AM TravisAgnew – Satan works a little bit at a time. You want to know how far you can go. You are flirting with that line. You get dressed every morning with someone other than your spouse in mind.
  • 10:30 AM TravisAgnew – There are certain things we are simply not going to do.
  • 10:30 AM TravisAgnew – 1. We all need to be wise enough to implement some boundaries in our lives.
  • 10:30 AM TravisAgnew – Here are some things we need to do:
  • 10:30 AM TravisAgnew – Adultery isn’t a result of a bad marriage. It’s the result of a a bad heart.
  • 10:28 AM TravisAgnew – 23% of pastors admitted to going “out of bounds” with another woman.
  • 10:28 AM TravisAgnew – 60% of the men in this room will have an affair before the end of their lives. 40% of women.
  • 10:28 AM TravisAgnew – Holy moly. Jeff is straight bringing it on this message.

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Above are my notes I took during Jeff’s message.  You need to check it out.  Huge!  Second elephant confronted – two more to go.

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