Category Archives: sexual sins

Help for those struggling with sexual sins–Step3: Prepare for the battle with Scripture

Whenever I counsel people who are struggling with lustful thoughts, I will ask the question, “What Biblical passages have you memorized to help you with the temptation?” In 20 years of speaking to men about this struggle I have yet to meet the man who has pulled from his spiritual arsenal even one memorized verse on sexualContinue Reading

Help for those struggling with sexual sins–Step3: Prepare for the battle through prayer

Your phone rings. You don’t recognize the number, but you pick it up anyway. The voice on the other end of the line is a five-star general. He’s calling to inform you that you have just been selected to serve in Afghanistan. You have 48 hours to get ready. “Wait” you respond, “I’ve never served inContinue Reading

Help for those struggling with sexual sins–Step 1: Admit the reality of the temptation.

While all sinful choices bring addictive like habits none seem to be quite so enslaving as the sexual sins. Perhaps that’s why Jesus addresses these sins as first taking place in the heart.  27 You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall not commit adultery.’ 28 But I say to you that everyone who looks at a womanContinue Reading