A Major Way Satan Destroys Christian Testimonies and Spirituality

{NOTE: This article is not to imply that sexual sin is the ONLY way Satan brings down Christians spiritually, via their physical beings. Many other types of satanic oppression that is yielded-to [“servitude” – Romans 6:16], can as well.} In my book titled: “Interviews with a Former Porn Addicted Sexual Exhibitionist”, I state that some statistics reveal “70% of Christian men being affected by pornography”. I state on another page in the book that some statistics reveal that about “50% of Christian men develop porn addictions”. While this might seem like a contradiction — also keeping in mind that statistics regarding any number of things can widely-vary, the difference may come down to what defines “dabbling in porn” on occasion and being “fully addicted” to it. Both are very dangerous positions for a Christian man or woman to place their selves in (dabbling often becomes addiction over time).
I believe that physical ailments I am now experiencing in my 50s, are in part, caused by my own problems with periods of addiction to porn and lust during my lifetime. Where do I get this idea from, keeping in mind that God always forgives sin that is sincerely confessed (1 John 1:9 )? I recognize the truth of this, not only from God’s own leading in my heart but also from this scripture passage, which is straightforward and cannot have multiple possible meanings: “Flee fornication. Every sin that a man doeth is without the body; but he that committeth fornication sinneth against his own body.” (1 Corinthians 6:18). I will only add that I would rather see God’s scourging and chastising in my natural life (Hebrews 12:6), than to be judged for willful sin after I leave this life The main point to be understood is that pornography affects more people today (Christian or otherwise), than at any other time in world history. The World Wide Web is a major reason for this and as I have often said, “our online capability can be both a blessing and a curse”. You can’t call it wholly a curse because the entire cannon of The Holy Bible is online in practically every translation, as are great ministries.
There are also millions of pages of pornography on the web as well. This is why adult content screening programs can be very important when needed. I have always openly taken a look at areas of sin that hinder and even destroy the relationships men and women have with God, their spouses and their children. This subject is seemingly avoided, likely due to it being one of embarrassment, however, it is likely the most prominent sin-stronghold Satan uses against people to cause broken fellowship or even broken relationship with God and family. Much of the relating to me of experiences men have had in their struggles with sexual addictions, was confessed to me (simply as an ear to hear) during my years as a Christian Youth Minister and when I was a teacher to young married adults, in churches that appointed me to these positions. Most men who related their experiences to me, were not under my teaching ministry but they knew I was a Christian and some also knew I was/am a Bible teacher. Sexual sin-oppression, instigated by Satan against Christians is a very real and prominent problem (satanic stronghold).
“Do not participate in the unfruitful deeds of darkness, but instead even expose them” (Ephesians 5:11 – NASB)


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