Focus on Your Family: Live Pure

Matthew 5:27-30
27 “You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall not commit adultery.’ 28 But I tell you that anyone who looks at a woman lustfully has already committed adultery with her in his heart. 29 If your right eye causes you to stumble, gouge it out and throw it away. It is better for you to lose one part of your body than for your whole body to be thrown into hell. 30 And if your right hand causes you to stumble, cut it off and throw it away. It is better for you to lose one part of your body than for your whole body to go into hell.

 

1. Recognize you are vulnerable.
You are not Stronger than Samson, more spiritual than David, or wiser than Solomon

2. Fill your heart with scripture.
Psalm 119:9 “How can a young man keep his way pure? By living according to your Word.”
What you feed grows. What you starve dies

3. “Flee” Temptation.
Don’t surround your self with temptations of pleasure. Your flesh will conquer you eventually.

4. Watch your input.
Consider the movies & TV that you watch Surfing on the internet.
Avoid porn like it is the plague.
Ask your self’ “ If Jesus were present, would I be watching what I am watching”

5. Dress thoughtfully.
Modesty is incredibly important

6. Stay in church.
Small Groups are essential for discipleship.
It is almost impossible to have the right kind of life surrounded by the wrong kind of people.

7. Think about consequences.
What you flirt with you will fall for.
Sexual immorality destroys marriages, crushes children, & is a shame to God.