Friday, September 18, 2020

Dreams- The demon of sexual lust

One night, a couple of years back, the Lord showed me a dream of this demon that afflicts millions of people worldwide. Lying on a couch, was a huge ugly naked demon gyrating and making lustful sounds. It had such a great force of attraction though it was ugly that it could draw many to it and there were many who fell to its evil power.

This is one demon that many believers fall prey to, not to speak of unbelievers. With the advent of Internet and television, there is no escaping involvement with this demon because of the amount of time people spend browsing the web and watching TV.

Many believers go through the cycle of lust, fulfillment, repentance, lust, fulfillment, repentance over and over again. Most of them pray when they come to Church that the Lord may not tell anyone of their lustful desires and so the Lord does not make it public. Yet, this sin distances them from God.

The only way to get rid of this sin is to be severe with it. If the internet or television is the cause, cut it off; have no involvement with it. Might seem very drastic, but Jesus in his Sermon on the Mount said the same.

Dealing with lust (Matthew 5:29, 30) – A passage that some think is controversial for Jesus speaks of plucking out the eye that causes to sin and cutting of the hand that causes to sin. Jesus, in fact was teaching his followers that sin like lust or any other must not be dealt with a lackadaisical approach but in a way that one does not commit or repeat it. That does not mean harsh treatment of the body, but gaining control over fleshly desires with the help of the Holy Spirit. As Paul the Apostle writes,

Those who belong to Christ have crucified the flesh with its passions and lusts.  (Galatians 5:24)

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