Sin will not conquer you. It doesn’t stand a chance at winning in your life when Jesus Christ is your true King. And you aren’t governed by the impossible-to-keep law that dooms you to fail over and over again.
You’ll never get anywhere if, having been set free by the power and grace of God, you keep believing that you’re not free. You’ll live down to the level of your lack of faith.
On a spiritual level, lust and pornography are highly problematic. I believe lust hurts our intimacy with God and with others, steals away our confidence in life and in leadership, and traps us in cycles of self-loathing, shame, and depression.
The Spirit of God will rebuke that lie with the truth of his Word. So hear him say, again and again, I didn’t make you afraid. I’m making you bold, strong, loving, and in control.
The good news of the gospel is that God, in Christ, took on the penalty and condemnation that your sins incurred so that he could give you, instead, Jesus’ covering robe of righteousness.
If you want to walk in freedom, affirm God’s forgiveness by faith. It’s the only way to live up to the freedom God has granted you.
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