“Now therefore, listen to me, my children;
Pay attention to the words of my mouth:
Do not let your heart turn aside to her ways,
Do not stray into her paths;
For she has cast down many wounded,
And all who were slain by her were strong men” (PV 7:24-26)
What is the power of sexual sin? It is the attraction and promises of pleasure. The adulterous woman described here is wayward in behavior but sweet in speech. She is rebellious by nature. She obeys no law except her own perverted desires. She submits to none except to the demonic voice in her head. She behaves erratic and looks crazy at times. But she is a good entertainer. That is why men admire her, for her ‘freedom of speech and action’. She uses flattery with ease. She lies with no guilt at all. She is a mistress of romance, a lover of shadows and forbidding love. She makes the present look attractive, covering up the future which dwells in death. There is no hope with her. She is a restless traveler; ‘her feet do not stay at home’. The temptation of sexual sins is more common than you think. It is everywhere, ‘in the streets and in the squares’. Jezebel is ‘dressed like a prostitute’ who advertises her trade. Most of the fashion houses all over the world are under her control.
(I hope you know that there is a great difference in the appearance of people, between the dressing of a godly woman and one who is successful in the sexual trade. I just felt adding that…)
What is the solution then? Come to Jesus! Cling to the Cross! Surrender your life to the Lord Jesus Christ! Do not just pretend! You may deceive many people! You may deceive your spouse, your friends and your pastor! You may even try to deceive yourself. But you cannot deceive God. And you have to meet this un-deceivable God one day. There is a final judgment one day. Why not make today a decision to live for God, to serve God. Then you shall have peace in your heart, joy in your soul and health in your body. Some people fear that if you become born again you shall be poor and you shall not enjoy life. That is a lie from hell. True prosperity, peace and joy is found only in God’s presence. Please receive these words!
In Christ I declare:
I am a child of God!
I resist and reject any evil spirit of sexual lust!
I come out from among the worldly crowd!
I touch no unclean thing!
I purify myself from anything that contaminates body and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God!
I am a holy vessel prepared for my Master’s use!
God Almighty is my Heavenly Father!
Jesus Christ is my Savior and my Lord!
In Jesus name,