We may not think of ourselves as idol worshipers, but when we allow other things to take God’s rightful place, we set up idols in our heart.
Having faith in God in the midst of the storm of a spouse’s sexual betrayal and recovery requires more than belief in Jesus. It requires action.
Sexually betrayed spouses can find peace, hope, security, and direction when they identify where they are in the big picture of the recovery process and make steady, upward progress.
God and his Son defined and exemplified a compassionate, boundary-rich love for us, the same love a sexual addict’s spouse is compelled and empowered to have even for an unrepentant partner.
Getting a good night’s sleep in the wake of your spouse’s sexual sin is achievable with a few practical strategies and a renewed devotion to emotional intimacy with your First Husband—God.
When our spouse is addicted to sexual sin, the most loving thing we can do for them and ourselves is to shut up, get out of the way, focus on our own healing, and let God work.
While disclosure of sin in marriage can initially trigger enormous pain and shame, its power lies in freeing the truth so repentance, healing, unity, and growth can result.