Porn

Pornography is an easier conquer than most people think–once the unclean spirits have been driven away with prayer, fasting, travail, determination to holiness, and sincere study of the Word of God and the use of the same against the enemies of the Cross. The key–and the only one that works after the above mentioned praxis is placed into action–is a burning love of God, so much so that any idea of moving into the desires of the old, dead nature is repulsive and rejected–as opposed to wanting the desires of the new nature which clings to its love and adoration of Jesus as we seek his kingdom and his righteousness.
The old nature, the old man, the sensory man–all one in the same–is a dead piece of flesh which is firmly attached to the ancestral human sin nature, and has little to do with the actual body of a person which can be transformed, along with the spirit, into a living sacrifice and temple of the Holy Spirit of God.
The old nature envies everything that the new nature has–peace, health, joy, well-being, delight in things beautiful and creative, and the source of all of those things being agape or the very love and wisdom of God. In its envy it tries to copy or counterfeit the experiences God gives the righteous soul, and so this is why perverted sexual desire seems to always come at times of frustration, when the spirit would turn to cleave to God for help, and times of worship, when the spirit is seeking union and bliss with God–seeking atonement.
A war is required against the flesh, then, and also against the world and its strong suggestions, and against demons which have been allowed by God to bring inordinate and perverted desires. They believe that they are damning the soul, but God is using them to bring the perversions to the surface so that they can be seen, the situations they come in can be plainly seen, and battle can begin based on that knowledge.
What are the weapons? Holy Communion. Prayer. Bible study. Personal desire for the righteousness of God. The study of books written by recognized holy souls who have followed the straight and narrow to completion. These five weapons fall under active contemplation.
Other weapons include the all-important faith (brought only through the grace of God), which gives birth to hope and eventually to agape or the love of God, which is God himself in all of his beautiful characteristics.
A berserk effort is absolutely required coupled with a burning devotional love (brought by hearing the words of God) and an understanding and desire for suffering as Jesus suffered–for only in suffering can we be sure to be rid, and forever, of the old nature which haunts and taunts us day in and day out.
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