In our last post, we touched on the topic of maintaining virtue. Before plunging into Rebekah Factor Characteristic #3, I would like to give you a few points to ponder that I feel may help equip God’s people in maintaining Virtue. The following post, is the final post in a series entitled Lust (does not equal) Love. I encourage you to check out the remaining articles in this series. I guarantee you, they will bless you.
When we are faced with sinful desires or overcoming them, sometimes we are faced with lies, excuses or even a mental battle that may result us into falling into temptation. This final post in this Lust Love Series identifies some of the lies/excuses that sinful desires tell you, Joshua Harris in his book called Sex Is Not The Problem (Lust Is) came up with scriptural weapons to fight them back with. Which lie are you familiar with?
Lust is no big deal
Truth: “For lust is a shameful sin, a crime that should be punished. It is a devastating fire that destroys to hell. It would wipe out everything I own” (Job 31:11-12)
A little sinful fantasising won’t hurt.
Truth: “To set the mind on flesh is death, but to set mind on the Spirit is life and death and peace.” (Romans 8:6)
“Do not be…
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