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Weapons for War

In Soul Food on December 12, 2011 by The Spillover

From the Secret Church blog, David Platt offers 10 Gospel-oriented weapons to use against the onslaught of lust:

10 Gospel Exhortations:

1.) Cultivate zeal for God. – 1 Corinthians 10:31

2.) Acknowledge your sexual drive as good. – Genesis 2:24-25

3.) Run from every temptation. – Romans 5:12-21

4.) Guard yourself with godly friendships. – Hebrews 3:12-13

5.) Contemplate the price Christ paid for your purity. – 1 Peter 1:13-19

6.) Consider the compassion Christ has for souls of men and women. Pray for them and don’t exploit them. – Matthew 9:36

7.) Believe that God is for you. – Psalm 84:11-12

8.) Memorize and meditate on Scripture. – Psalm 119:9-11

9.) Ponder eternal danger and destruction. – Matthew 5:27-30

10.) Ponder the eternal delight and joy associated with future salvation. – Psalm 16:11

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