Bible verses that helped me during the darkest hours.

Bible Verses

Here are some great Bible verses for those who are seeking forgiveness. And, ones showing how the Bible can help us overcome our guilt and struggles. In this blog post, Dr. Jim shows which verses he used when he was struggling and feeling guilty for his past sins.

Resources in the Scriptures

The Bible came to be a steady diet of encouragement and grace during the darkest hours of my journey.  I felt worthless and lonely beyond description.  In spite of my “feelings”, God was reaching out to me and had wonderful words that my thirsty soul longed to hear. 

Satan often visited me and reminded me of my “sins”, especially that I had committed adultery.  I memorized the following sets of Bible verses verbatim.  Whenever I felt “under attack”, I would begin to say them out loud – one after the other.  When I finished, Satan was no where to be found!  There was not one time that this did not work for me.  

How does God describe what sex is?

What sex is?
What sex is

Dear Jim: How does God describe what sex is?


Singles have wrestled with this question, in one form or another, since the beginning of time, I suspect. In another article, I have shared ‘why does God say not to have sex outside of marriage? (You can find this earlier article here: Sex Outside Marriage.

I often receive emails asking just how far can one go before it becomes sex outside of marriage?

Let’s begin with what Christ shared when He was on earth. Matthew 5:27-28 states the following:

‘You have heard that it was said, Thou shall not commit adultery: but I say unto you, that every one that looks on a woman to lust after her has committed adultery with her already in his heart.’