FIGHTING & OVERCOMING PORNOGRAPHY AND OTHER SEXUAL ADDICTIONS IN AN ADULTEROUS GENERATION: THE BAD, THE UGLY & THE DEMONIC

9Have you been to a state where you think you are hopeless. The Pastor preach against it, almost every service its being hammered. You pray, you agonise, you confide and still, you find yourself back on the internet surfing? You have filed unspecified _prayer requests?_ and still seems no help?

You tell yourself, I’m gonna get it right, but you become ashamed? What of my reputation, what will the person think of me? Will I ever overcome this little dirty habit of mine?

Or do you feel, filthy always? Unworthy, and you want to be alone, fearing someone might look beyond your skin? You carry a sullen face always, avoid interaction? You are suicidal at times?

One thing for sure, is you know you are in trouble. You seem to be fighting a losing battle. Nobody understands you. Well the good news is, The Lord Jesus Christ is able to deliver you from such dirty habits.

In a few posts I will try to tackle the issue of *pornography and other sexual addictions*. I realized that most of times after it has been preached against, young people still struggle. It doesn’t mean they didnt seek counseling, they did so.

In this evil and adulterous generation, sex is one of the6 scourges that affect young Christians. From the myriad of media images, adverts, songs, films, cartoons;
Sex has been so invariably packaged that it takes the Holy Ghost only to defeat its influence.

By simple definition, pornography is the potrayal of all forms of immorality. It is the picturing, imagining, and fantasizing about immorality. It’s been around for long, even in the times of Noah. (Gen 6).

David Powlison asserts that, “softcore pornography is everywhere you look… In our wold, both men and women dress to attract attention and to elicit romantic or erotic feelings in others. We are all bombarded with pornography every day -it’s the atmosphere we live in”.

You might remember the prophet William Branham talk about the atmosphere we create. He says, show me the songs he listens to, the books he reads, let me see his office and the posters in his room. You become what you eat. Exactly, so the atmosphere we live in has great impact on what we will become.

It is important to understand that fantasizing immorality is wrong. You might not be dating someone or in a relationship, but its still sin. Remember Matthew 5:28, he who looks upon a woman lustfully has already committed adultery with her, IN HIS HEART. You just fantasized about it.

Fantasizing is very subtle. You might be so ‘addicted’ to *chick-flicks*, or just Black American comedies. Nowadays there is a surge in Telemundos and Korean romantics. All these heavily influence various peoples fantasies. The end result before God is sin, and no different with someone who watched what they call hardcore.

It’s even in the cartoons, you can trace it in the so called Christian movies. I mean there are certain versions of Samson and Delilah, Solomon, and David that are so sacrilege. Parents should take caution, don’t be fooled by the names only. Ok back to my issue, Where were we? 🤔.

Ok, fantasizing a Prince Charming riding on a horse and taking you to his castle. Well, I guess there’s nothing wrong there; apart from that the ‘Prince Charming’ in your fantasies is not the fictional character in the cartoon, but a certain individual whom you, most likely last after. Same with us guys, the Beautiful young servant girl we think of redeeming is in actual fact a girl we like. Immoral fantasizing is wrong.

The rest is public knowledge, masturbation is devilish. Nomatter how much scientists and medical doctors try to say its healthy. It’s a scheme to make money in the pornography business. If he ain’t imagining it, he has to watch it to be stimulated. They know it, they even have an explanation for it:

Whenever someone masturbates, they release *dopamine*, a strong drug. Just like oxytocin from our previous series, its levels deplete with frequency. The more you do it, the longer it takes to achieve the ‘soothing stage’, that means you need a different stimulant(stimulus). That’s why people get ‘hung to it’. There’s no difference between a heroine or mbanje addict and pornography or masturbation addict. They all fend for the same high.

But it can be defeated. Surely as I’m writing this, IT CAN BE DEFEATED. However, its not like a stroll in the park. Remember some of these things are influenced and backed by demonic powers.

MOST of us we know the Story of Rossella Griffiths, how she was an Alcoholic Anonymous, how they failed to treat her. But she was prayed for and was healed and delivered. What of Nelly Sanders, the club dancer. She thought she was overwith, but a last minute stop costed her. But Praise be to God, she was prayed for and delivered. The demon, something like a black-bat. You see why I’m saying “the bad, the ugly and the demonic”.

These habits affects your Spiritual, physical, psychological, neurological, being. Some areas, counseling may help, some remedial treatment, some if not all need God to Deliver you. Some are demons which actually need to be exorcised.

‪#‎TheBadUgly‬&Demonic

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s