The parasite latches on, sucks the life out.
Three facts about temptation.
- Every temptation you face has been faced by someone else.
- You have never been tempted by something you hadn't the power to resist.
- God provides a way out.
- Craving of the body --lusts, including sexual.
- Lust of the eye --greed; temptation to possess what is not ours or what we don't need.
- Pride of heart.
- Pray the Lord will keep you from succumbing.
- Make a covenant with yourself.
- Look for a way out.
- Divert your thoughts.
- Remove yourself from the situation.
- Evaluate seriously when you fall.
- Ask the Lord for forgiveness. Start again.
Is there a parasite from which you need to break free?
And thus spake Pastor Doug this morning.