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Living to please God

3 For this is the will of God, your sanctification:[1] that you abstain from sexual immorality; 4 that each one of you know how to control his own body[2] in holiness and honor, 5 not in the passion of lust like the Gentiles who do not know God; 6 that no one transgress and wrong…

My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?

If you struggle with intrusive mental images of ANRs, then “think often that Christ suffered agony for your purity. Fight image with image. Christ crying in agony.” Titus 2:14 Christ gave Himself for us, that He might redeem us from every lawless deed and purify for Himself a people for His own possession, zealous for…

Be holy, for I am holy

13 Therefore, with minds that are alert and fully sober, set your hope on the grace to be brought to you when Jesus Christ is revealed at his coming. 14 As obedient children, do not conform to the evil desires you had when you lived in ignorance. 15 But just as he who called you…

What is sexual immorality?

Answer: In the New Testament, the word most often translated “sexual immorality” is porneia. This word is also translated as “whoredom,” “fornication,” and “idolatry.” It means “a surrendering of sexual purity”, and it is primarily used of premarital sexual relations. From this Greek word we get the English word pornography, stemming from the concept of…

Why is sexual purity so important?

Question: “Why is sexual purity so important?” Answer: God gave man and woman the joy and pleasure of sexual relations within the bounds of marriage, and the Bible is clear about the importance of maintaining sexual purity within the boundaries of that union between man and wife (Ephesians 5:31). Humans are well aware of the pleasing…

Flee sexual immorality

12 “All things are lawful for me,” but not all things are helpful. “All things are lawful for me,” but I will not be dominated by anything. 13 “Food is meant for the stomach and the stomach for food”—and God will destroy both one and the other. The body is not meant for sexual immorality, but for…

Untouchable

I, the LORD, am the maker of all things, stretching out the heavens by Myself and spreading out the earth all alone, causing the omens of boasters to fail, making fools out of diviners, causing wise men to draw back, and turning their knowledge into foolishness. Isaiah 44:24-25. Try all you want, son of Adam.…

Let her nipples satiate you always: God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble

See also: Am I twisting Scripture to justify my kinky fetish? Rare Proverbs 5:19 with the word ‘nipples’ instead of ‘breasts’ (PDF) Nipples of her they shall satiate you in every of season God Opposes the Proud, by Desiring God Community Church in Charlotte, NC Reviews and testimonials from mostly female ANR enthusiasts, for examples of…

Be killing sin or it will be killing you

–John Owen, The Mortification of Sin Just before Christ blew the doors of my heart clean off the hinges,  I attended a weekly young men’s church group centered on purity. The pastor made a statement that caught my attention: “in dealing with sexual temptation with young women, many guys often say to themselves ‘how close can I get to…