Additionally, Jesus took responsability for Himself. He worked a jon for the first thirty years of His life, swinging a hammer as a carpenter.He also took responsability for us on the cross, where He substituted Himself and died in our place for our sins.
This is one of the great devastating effects of pornography: you lust after people and compare your spouse to them.Performance causes us to be enslaved to others’ opinions, unable to say no, and prone to being overworked.When one spouse is friendly and the other is unfriendly, the marriage is marked by selfishness and sadness.But when both spouses each make a deep, heartfelt covenant with God to continually seek to become a better friend, increasing love and laughter mark the marriage.” ― Mark Driscoll, “The key to understnading masculinity is Jesus Christ.Service frees us to do what God wants, thereby saying no as needed.
Performance presses us toward perfectionism, where we seek to do everything just right so others will praise us.Before long, Driscoll was drawing crowds with a unique brand of hipster conservatism.He was a 25-year-old charismatic preacher with a Sam Kinison yell and a collection of ironic “Jesus is my homeboy” T-shirts, who talked freely about sex but offered a socially and theologically conservative message that introduced Seattle’s young unchurched to a macho, vengeful God.Service allows us to do our best, knowing that God’s appreciation of us is secure regardless of our performance.Performance causes us to focus on the “big” things and only do what is highly visible or significant.Paul demonstrated this by encouraging others, •” ― Mark Driscoll, “You aren’t what’s been done to you but what Jesus has done for you. The first day you meet, the second day you marry, the third day your raise your children, the fourth day you meet your grandchildren, and the fifth day you die first or bury your spouse to go home alone for the first time in many years.” ― Mark Driscoll, “But birth control can also be compelled by sinful motivations.