, we’ve seen time and again God’s power to humble the proud. As our study continues, we’ll hear the cautionary account of King Belshazzar and God’s just response when a proud king refused to repent. Listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg.
Today we wrap up our lesson on Temptation. This is lesson number three of three. In this podcast you'll learn: 1) How we’ve actually been waiting for this temptation because we love the pleasure that our sin brings 2) How the temptation can be our excuse to participate in the promised pleasure 3) What happens if we don't need to be tempted anymore to sin and act out. Lastly, we’re briefly going to cover how the brain chemistry of porn addiction effects us physiologically. Is porn addiction a lust issue or a brain chemistry issue?
Today we begin lesson number two of three when it comes to Temptation. This teaching is from the series called “The Sex Spiral: Forgiven and Free from Pornography. In today's podcast you'll learn: 1) How temptations come from our own desires 2) The longer I wait to pray, flee or confess the trigger….the weaker I become to exit the Sex Spiral 3) Why our decision to not quickly exit the Spiral is indeed a decision to sin.
Today we begin a new Trigger in the teaching series of the Sex Spiral: Forgiven & Free From Pornography. It’s something that we are all very familiar with - Temptation. In this podcast you'll learn 1) Whether or not temptation itself is a sin 2) How Jesus handled temptations 3) One of the Greek words for Temptation and it's true meaning.
Yesterday we learned that there are four general categories of what’s called our Shame Story. I’m guessing that you saw yourself in one or two of those categories. Now, learning to understand the power of our false belief statements in combination with our shame story is a huge revelation. It’s a giant step forward in this journey toward purity. This is where we begin to experience the weight of our shame falling off us us. The chains that have bound us up for so long…begin to snap one by one. Why? Because the Truth of who you really are is more powerful than the lies that have held you down. In today's podcast we’ll learn: 1) How how to be encouraged in this journey toward purity by looking at Hebrews 12, 2) a life changing statement that will draw you closer to Jesus.
It seems our world is growing increasingly post-modern with very little reference to a personal God. On Truth For Life, Alistair Begg begins a relevant new series called, "And He Shall Reign," offering insight from the book of
on how to survive in a culture that’s hostile toward our faith.
On today’s show we continue our discussion regarding the four false belief statements that we tell ourselves while involved in pornography. These statements are flat out lies that keep us in bondage. Yesterday we discussed the first one - I’m a bad and unworthy person. In this podcast we’ll learn the other three: 1) No one will love me as I am 2) My needs are never going to be met if I depend on others 3) Sex is my most important need We'll also learn what a "Shame Story" is and why it's so important to understand yours.
Today we start with Trigger #2 in our series titled "The Sex Spiral: Forgiven & Free From Pornography". This is a three part series which discusses our unhealthy thought life. It’s the guilt and shame that we tote around with us like a carry-on bag. It’s the negative things that we believe about ourselves. We actually tell ourselves certain things that keep us in the Sex Spiral. Most of the time we don’t even know we’re doing it. In this podcast you’ll learn 3 things: 1) What shame is. 2) What humiliation is. 3) How this Trigger fuels the rest of the Sex Spiral.