On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave Jenkins and Dr. John Street have a wide-ranging conversation on pornography, temptation, ministering to singles, and married people, along with his book, Passions of the Heart: Biblical Counsel for Stubborn Sexual Sins (P&R, 2019).
What you’ll hear in this episode
- What heart hermeneutics is.
- How pastors and counselors engage in heart hermeneutics.
- A biblical view of change and why it’s so important to understand to help people address sexual sin in their lives.
- Some ways we can help uncover the underpinnings of how people feed their passion idols.
- What a biblical stress test is and how people should take should a test.
- Some prerequisites for a pure heart before the Lord.
- Help for the person wanting to fight against sexual enslavement.
- Help for the Christian friend wanting to help their friend enslaved to sexual sin.
- How single people fight for sexual purity.
- How married couples fight for purity.
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Dave Jenkins is happily married to Sarah Jenkins. He is a writer, editor, and speaker living in beautiful Southern Oregon. Dave is a lover of Christ, His people, the Church, and sound theology. He serves as the Executive Director of Servants of Grace Ministries, the Executive Editor of Theology for Life Magazine, and is the Host for the Equipping You in Grace Podcast. He is the author of The Word Explored: The Problem of Biblical Illiteracy and What To Do About It (House to House, 2021). You can find him on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Parler, Youtube, or read his newsletter. Dave loves to spend time with his wife, going to movies, eating at a nice restaurant, or going out for a round of golf with a good friend. He is also a voracious reader, in particular of Reformed theology, and the Puritans. You will often find him when he’s not busy with ministry reading a pile of the latest books from a wide variety of Christian publishers. Dave received his M.A.R. and M.Div through Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary.