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Free Indeed: Fighting for Your Life

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June 27, 2019
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Pastor Robert Morris Ministries

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Free Indeed: Fighting for Your Life

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  • the different kinds of doors we leave open to the enemy,
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  • how we can close them, and what it means to be truly free.
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  • Coming up, my pastor, Robert Morris, talks about
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  • the spirit of lust, and how by deliverance through Christ
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  • and godly discipleship, you can overcome this deadly sin.
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  • PASTOR ROBERT MORRIS: So the title of this message is,
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  • "Fighting For Your Life".
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  • "Fighting For Your Life".
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  • And we're going to talk about overcoming the spirit
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  • of lust, and if you don't know, some of you know because
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  • you've been here for awhile, but this spirit
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  • had a huge stronghold in me.
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  • This was the major stronghold in my life,
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  • before I became a believer, and even in the first few years
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  • of my life as a believer, until I learned about the baptism
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  • of the Holy Spirit, freedom ministry, and things like that.
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  • And it still took awhile to tear this stronghold down.
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  • So I'm sharing from the scripture, but also from a place
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  • of a person who understands what it's like to be
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  • in bondage to this. Alright?
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  • So Proverbs 7, look at Proverbs 7:1.
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  • This is Solomon speaking now.
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  • "My son, keep my words, and treasure my commands within you.
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  • Keep my commands and live," remember again, the title is
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  • "Fighting For Your Life".
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  • "Keep my commands and live, and my law as the apple of your eye.
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  • Bind them on your fingers.
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  • Write them on the tablet of your heart."
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  • We could say memorize 'em.
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  • "Say to wisdom, 'You're my sister,' And call understanding
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  • your nearest kin, That they may keep you from the immoral woman,
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  • From the seductress who flatters with her words."
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  • Now, before we go on, I'm going to stop and make comments
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  • throughout this passage.
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  • We're now about to see something that Solomon
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  • actually witnessed, something that happened.
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  • But when he says that the Word of God will keep you
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  • from the immoral woman, I don't think he's simply speaking
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  • of a woman, but I think he's speaking of the spirit of lust.
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  • So I want you to think about it in that way, alright?
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  • Proverbs 7:6.
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  • "For at the window of my house I looked through my lattice,"
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  • now, this is something that Solomon actually witnessed.
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  • "And I saw among the simple, I perceived among the youths,
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  • A young man devoid of understanding,"
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  • now, look at me just for a moment.
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  • He's not putting down young people here.
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  • He's saying he's devoid of understanding,
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  • because he already has been entrapped by this spirit.
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  • Because you'll see that he purposefully goes
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  • to the wrong place.
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  • So he's saying the reason he's devoid of understanding
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  • is because he's already gone into bondage to this spirit.
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  • This spirit robs you of wisdom and understanding.
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  • That's what he's trying to tell us here.
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  • Alright?
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  • Let's keep going, Proverbs 7:8.
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  • "Passing along the street near her corner.
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  • And he took the path to her house,"
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  • notice, he did it.
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  • He went directly there.
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  • He took the path to her house: "In the twilight,
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  • in the evening, in the black and dark night."
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  • Okay. Let me make a comment.
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  • A spirit of lust will lead you to be in the wrong place
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  • at the wrong time.
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  • That's what it does.
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  • The spirit of lust will so take hold of you that you will
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  • begin to plan when you can be there and how you can be there
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  • and where you can be there, where you can operate
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  • in this spirit of lust.
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  • That's what this guy does.
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  • He's in the wrong place at the wrong time,
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  • because the spirit of lust has now taken him into bondage.
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  • Proverbs 7:10.
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  • "And there a woman met him, With the attire of a harlot,
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  • and a crafty heart."
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  • Now, again, I'm going to be very sobering during
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  • this message, okay?
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  • But I want to say something here very strongly.
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  • It says she had the attire of a harlot.
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  • I'm not trying to be judgmental in any way.
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  • I'm just trying to help maybe you understand something.
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  • Ladies, there is no reason for you to dress in a way
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  • that accentuates your body.
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  • It does not help this issue in a man's life in any way,
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  • fashion, or form.
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  • It causes this spirit in men to take them more into bondage.
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  • Alright? Proverbs 7:11.
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  • "She was loud and rebellious,"
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  • again, I don't think it's talking about a personality
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  • of a woman.
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  • I think it's talking about the spirit.
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  • The spirit of lust in our society is loud and rebellious,
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  • would you agree with that?
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  • It's very loud and very rebellious.
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  • "Her feet would not stay at home.
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  • At times she was outside, at times in the open square,
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  • lurking at every corner."
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  • That's the spirit.
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  • "So she caught him and kissed him."
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  • Now, look at me just for a moment, 'cause this is something
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  • really good.
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  • The enemy always uncovers his hand.
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  • Always.
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  • Let me tell you something that the Bible tells us something
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  • about the spirit of lust that will help us tremendously.
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  • There's always a shock.
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  • There's always a surprise.
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  • In other words, she catches this young man,
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  • and she kisses him, just like that.
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  • Please hear me.
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  • When you get shocked, you need to turn and run.
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  • See, this is what the spirit of lust does.
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  • There's always something we see in a movie,
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  • something on television, something on the internet,
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  • something is said in the office.
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  • A man says something to you or a woman says something to you,
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  • and it shocks you.
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  • Listen.
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  • This is a sign from God, when you get shocked,
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  • turn around and leave.
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  • When you're shocked, run.
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  • So she kissed him, she caught him and kissed him:
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  • "With an impudent face," or a hard, rebellious type of face,
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  • fervent face.
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  • "She said to him", now, this is very shocking.
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  • "I have peace offerings with me.
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  • Today I have paid my vows."
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  • Now, let me explain to you what that means.
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  • Today, I've paid my vows.
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  • I have peace offerings with me.
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  • Here's what that means.
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  • Here's what she's saying.
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  • I went to church today.
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  • I've already paid my tithes.
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  • I've already paid my offerings.
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  • And I have -- I got some peace offerings,
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  • some offerings from the temple, so that after we sin,
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  • we can offer these peace offerings together.
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  • That's what she's saying.
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  • Now, here's what so bothers me about this.
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  • The divorce rate is the same in the church
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  • as it is in the world.
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  • This spirit is as rampant in the church, unfortunately,
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  • as it is in the world.
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  • It's rampant in the pew, and it's rampant in the pulpit.
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  • And we have to be shocked by this,
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  • and we have to change this.
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  • We have to do something about this.
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  • And she says, here it is, right here in the Bible.
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  • Here's what she says.
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  • I've already been to church.
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  • And I brought some offerings, so that when we sin,
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  • we can take care of it.
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  • Listen, here's the lie of the enemy.
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  • You can repent after.
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  • Good -- we know it's wrong, we're believers,
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  • but we'll repent after.
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  • I actually talked to a man who was in an affair,
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  • and this is what he said to me.
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  • He said, "We pray together."
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  • And I said to him,
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  • "That is the height of deception."
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  • There's no higher deception than what you just said.
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  • That you believe that you could go into the holy of holies
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  • with a woman you're committing adultery with.
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  • You're deceived.
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  • She said, "I have peace offerings with me.
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  • I've paid my vows."
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  • Proverbs 7:15.
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  • "So I came out to meet you," this is the spirit.
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  • It pursues you.
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  • "Diligently to seek your face, And I have found you.
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  • I have spread my bed with tapestry, colored covering
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  • of Egyptian linen."
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  • In other words, there's always preparation
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  • when you go down this road.
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  • "I have perfumed my bed with myrrh, aloes, and cinnamon.
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  • Come, let us take our fill of love until morning.
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  • Let us delight ourselves with love."
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  • Listen to me carefully.
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  • Lust always masquerades as love.
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  • Lust is not love.
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  • Love is from heaven, lust is from hell.
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  • Lust masquerades as love.
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  • As a matter of fact, the world calls it making love.
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  • Making love is not a one-night stand.
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  • Making love is spending your life, 33 years,
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  • with the same woman who's had three of your children.
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  • That's making love.
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  • That's love.
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  • That is not lust.
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  • Lust is from hell.
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  • Love is from heaven, and the world,
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  • and this spirit calls it love.
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  • It is not love.
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  • Proverbs 7:19.
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  • "For my husband is not at home.
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  • He has gone on a long journey.
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  • He has taken a bag of money with him, and will come
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  • on the appointed day."
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  • Look at me.
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  • Here's what else the spirit of lust says to you.
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  • You won't get caught. See?
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  • I'm telling you.
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  • This spirit, working through this woman,
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  • has it all worked out.
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  • I've already taken care of it with God.
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  • Everything's taken care of.
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  • And guess what?
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  • I've got it taken care of where we won't get caught.
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  • You won't get caught.
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  • Now, listen.
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  • This is what the spirit of lust says.
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  • You'll be the first person in human history
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  • that hasn't gotten caught.
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  • Let me say it another way.
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  • Maybe it's "not uncovered" to friends and family,
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  • but if you think that that means that you don't get caught
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  • by God, that's also the height of deception.
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  • Let me say it another way.
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  • You won't suffer any consequences.
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  • That's what the spirit says.
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  • You can do this, and it won't affect you.
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  • We're going to see later how it does affect us.
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  • Proverbs 7:21.
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  • "With her enticing speech," that's the spirit of lust:
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  • "She caused him to yield, With her flattering lips
  • 00:09:43.040 --> 00:09:46.070
  • she seduced him.
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  • Immediately he went after her, as an ox goes to the slaughter,"
  • 00:09:47.230 --> 00:09:52.000
  • it's fighting for your life: "As a fool to the correction
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  • of the stocks, till an arrow struck his liver."
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  • That means death.
  • 00:09:57.130 --> 00:09:58.210
  • "As a bird hastens to the snare," watch this phrase,
  • 00:09:58.240 --> 00:10:01.060
  • "He did not know it would cost his life."
  • 00:10:01.090 --> 00:10:06.210
  • "He did not know it would cost his life."
  • 00:10:06.240 --> 00:10:09.150
  • Here's the reason he didn't know.
  • 00:10:09.180 --> 00:10:11.020
  • He was doing it at night, and he didn't think anyone saw,
  • 00:10:11.050 --> 00:10:15.070
  • but the king was watching through the window.
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  • Now, listen to me very carefully.
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  • If you go down this road, you may think
  • 00:10:23.280 --> 00:10:26.120
  • that you're covering it up, but the King is watching.
  • 00:10:26.150 --> 00:10:34.050
  • There's one person you can't hide from.
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  • And he's watching.
  • 00:10:37.080 --> 00:10:39.190
  • Proverbs 7:24.
  • 00:10:39.220 --> 00:10:40.210
  • "Now therefore, listen to me, my children.
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  • Pay attention to the words of my mouth: Do not let your
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  • heart turn aside to her ways, do not stray into her paths.
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  • For she has cast down many wounded," watch this,
  • 00:10:49.130 --> 00:10:52.010
  • "And all," I love this word, all.
  • 00:10:52.040 --> 00:10:54.060
  • "All who were slain by her were strong men."
  • 00:10:54.090 --> 00:10:59.230
  • I've seen -- what is amazing to me, is the men that I've seen
  • 00:10:59.260 --> 00:11:03.170
  • that have fallen to this, have actually been very successful
  • 00:11:03.200 --> 00:11:06.060
  • many times in business and career.
  • 00:11:06.090 --> 00:11:09.070
  • They're very strong men, and this spirit targets 'em.
  • 00:11:09.100 --> 00:11:13.150
  • They fall to this.
  • 00:11:13.180 --> 00:11:15.030
  • "Her house is the way to hell, descending to the chambers
  • 00:11:15.060 --> 00:11:18.090
  • of death."
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  • I do believe the blood of Jesus covers our sins.
  • 00:11:19.150 --> 00:11:21.180
  • I do believe that.
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  • I also believe that believers can be in bondage,
  • 00:11:22.250 --> 00:11:25.030
  • but listen careful to me.
  • 00:11:25.060 --> 00:11:26.240
  • If this is a sin that you continue in, you need to check
  • 00:11:26.270 --> 00:11:31.050
  • out your salvation.
  • 00:11:31.080 --> 00:11:33.270
  • You really do.
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  • There is a possibility, if you are going to persist
  • 00:11:35.180 --> 00:11:38.260
  • in this sin, that God has never given you a new heart.
  • 00:11:38.290 --> 00:11:42.060
  • He's never changed your heart.
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  • Now, if you want to get free, we can help you get free.
  • 00:11:45.040 --> 00:11:48.150
  • But if you're going to persist in this,
  • 00:11:48.180 --> 00:11:53.000
  • this is the path to hell.
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  • That's what the scripture says.
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  • So let me give you a few words here to help you to --
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  • to describe the spirit of lust, alright?
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  • To you, alright?
  • 00:12:03.020 --> 00:12:04.080
  • I'm going to give you three words to describe it, and then
  • 00:12:04.110 --> 00:12:05.220
  • I'll give you a fourth point of how we get free from it.
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  • Here's number one, desire. Desire.
  • 00:12:08.100 --> 00:12:11.270
  • The word lust actually means desire.
  • 00:12:12.000 --> 00:12:14.170
  • As a matter of fact, many times, the Hebrew word
  • 00:12:14.200 --> 00:12:18.040
  • and the Greek word for the New Testament is translated desire,
  • 00:12:18.070 --> 00:12:22.020
  • instead of lust.
  • 00:12:22.050 --> 00:12:23.210
  • Sometimes, the Greek word translated desire
  • 00:12:23.240 --> 00:12:26.110
  • instead of lust.
  • 00:12:26.140 --> 00:12:27.100
  • Let me tell you something about this word.
  • 00:12:27.130 --> 00:12:28.270
  • In the Greek, it's epithumeo, but what it is,
  • 00:12:29.000 --> 00:12:31.240
  • it's a neutral word.
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  • It means it can go either way.
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  • It can be good or bad.
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  • I'll show you a verse that will absolutely shock you.
  • 00:12:37.170 --> 00:12:39.180
  • This is the exact same Greek word that's translated
  • 00:12:39.210 --> 00:12:41.270
  • many times, lust.
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  • Luke 22:15.
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  • This is Jesus talking.
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  • "Then he said to them, 'With fervent desire I have
  • 00:12:46.100 --> 00:12:49.260
  • desired to eat this Passover with you before I suffer."
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  • Okay.
  • 00:12:53.100 --> 00:12:54.070
  • That word could've been translated lust.
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  • Now, I'm not saying, obviously,
  • 00:12:56.230 --> 00:12:57.250
  • Jesus didn't have evil lust.
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  • But what he's saying is fervent desire.
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  • Listen.
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  • God gave us a good, healthy, natural desire for sex,
  • 00:13:02.200 --> 00:13:10.170
  • that can be fulfilled in a godly way, but it can never
  • 00:13:10.200 --> 00:13:14.090
  • be fulfilled in a lustful way.
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  • The Bible then begins to describe lust,
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  • and use some other words.
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  • The Bible calls it worldly lust.
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  • The Bible calls it deceitful lust.
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  • The Bible calls it evil desire.
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  • Again, the desire is this same word.
  • 00:13:27.250 --> 00:13:29.100
  • The Bible is trying to tell us that God gave us a pure desire,
  • 00:13:29.130 --> 00:13:34.000
  • and Satan turns it into an evil desire.
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  • And when it turns into that desire, if we get on that road
  • 00:13:37.260 --> 00:13:41.080
  • and begin going down that road, that's when we go into bondage.
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  • Let me give you a few scriptures.
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  • Galatians 5:16-17.
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  • "Walk in the Spirit," that's why it's very important
  • 00:13:48.100 --> 00:13:51.030
  • to understand the relationship with the Holy Spirit.
  • 00:13:51.060 --> 00:13:53.130
  • "Walk in the Spirit, and you will not fulfill
  • 00:13:53.160 --> 00:13:56.260
  • the lust of the flesh.
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  • For the flesh lusts against the Spirit, and the Spirit
  • 00:13:59.000 --> 00:14:02.130
  • against the flesh."
  • 00:14:02.160 --> 00:14:04.060
  • Notice, the evil lust goes against the Spirit,
  • 00:14:04.090 --> 00:14:06.200
  • but the good desires go against those evil desires.
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  • "And these are contrary to one another, so that you do not
  • 00:14:10.130 --> 00:14:13.040
  • do the things that you wish."
  • 00:14:13.070 --> 00:14:14.160
  • Now, every time we see that phrase, "You do not do
  • 00:14:14.190 --> 00:14:16.020
  • the things you wish,"
  • 00:14:16.050 --> 00:14:17.090
  • we see it in a negative way.
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  • Listen to me.
  • 00:14:18.100 --> 00:14:19.070
  • It can be a positive, also.
  • 00:14:19.100 --> 00:14:20.230
  • You can be so in love with Jesus and so want to do
  • 00:14:20.260 --> 00:14:23.110
  • and desire what God wants you to do, that you don't do
  • 00:14:23.140 --> 00:14:25.200
  • the other things.
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  • That's what it's trying to say.
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  • That we can also be subject to the Spirit,
  • 00:14:29.100 --> 00:14:32.190
  • instead of just the flesh.
  • 00:14:32.220 --> 00:14:34.060
  • Romans 6:19.
  • 00:14:34.090 --> 00:14:35.170
  • "I speak in human terms because of the weakness of your flesh.
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  • For just as you presented your members,"
  • 00:14:39.100 --> 00:14:42.100
  • this is the members of your bodies,
  • 00:14:42.130 --> 00:14:44.080
  • "As slaves of uncleanness, and of lawlessness leading
  • 00:14:44.110 --> 00:14:47.130
  • to more lawlessness,"
  • 00:14:47.160 --> 00:14:48.240
  • it always leads to more sin, "So now present your members
  • 00:14:48.270 --> 00:14:52.040
  • as slaves of righteousness for holiness."
  • 00:14:52.070 --> 00:14:55.090
  • Romans 8:5-6.
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  • "For those who live according to the flesh
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  • set their minds on the things of the flesh," we're going
  • 00:14:58.160 --> 00:15:01.020
  • to talk later, this is part of the answer, what you think on.
  • 00:15:01.050 --> 00:15:04.230
  • "But those who live according to the Spirit,
  • 00:15:04.260 --> 00:15:06.200
  • the things of the Spirit.
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  • For to be carnally minded is death," remember,
  • 00:15:07.250 --> 00:15:10.200
  • "Fighting For Your Life" is the name of the message.
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  • "But to be spiritually minded is life and peace."
  • 00:15:13.040 --> 00:15:15.270
  • Romans 13:14.
  • 00:15:16.000 --> 00:15:17.090
  • "Put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no provision
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  • for the flesh, to fulfill its lusts."
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  • This is a scripture I memorized when I was battling this myself.
  • 00:15:23.250 --> 00:15:26.190
  • "Make no provision for the flesh," because the flesh
  • 00:15:26.220 --> 00:15:30.000
  • will tell you how to plan to fulfill lust.
  • 00:15:30.030 --> 00:15:32.220
  • But you have to make no provision for it.
  • 00:15:32.250 --> 00:15:34.160
  • So number one word I want you to understand about lust is desire.
  • 00:15:34.190 --> 00:15:38.100
  • It's a neutral word.
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  • It can go -- you can have good desires or bad desires.
  • 00:15:39.190 --> 00:15:42.050
  • Here's number two, deception.
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  • Deception.
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  • I want to show you a passage, again, on immorality,
  • 00:15:45.290 --> 00:15:49.240
  • that in the middle of it, has a scripture that we don't know,
  • 00:15:49.270 --> 00:15:53.170
  • I don't think, why it's in there, but I'll explain
  • 00:15:53.200 --> 00:15:55.120
  • to you why it's in there.
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  • Proverbs 6:23.
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  • Says, "For the commandment is a lamp, And the law a light.
  • 00:15:59.050 --> 00:16:03.190
  • Reproofs of instruction are the way of life,
  • 00:16:03.220 --> 00:16:06.050
  • To keep you from the evil woman," again, I think it refers
  • 00:16:06.080 --> 00:16:09.270
  • to the spirit of lust.
  • 00:16:10.000 --> 00:16:11.220
  • "From the flattering tongue of a seductress.
  • 00:16:11.250 --> 00:16:14.150
  • Do not lust after her," same word, desire.
  • 00:16:14.180 --> 00:16:17.260
  • "Do not lust after her beauty in your heart, nor let her allure
  • 00:16:17.290 --> 00:16:21.210
  • you with her eyelids."
  • 00:16:21.240 --> 00:16:23.040
  • Now, watch how strong this is.
  • 00:16:23.070 --> 00:16:24.120
  • "For by means of a harlot a man is reduced
  • 00:16:24.150 --> 00:16:28.020
  • to a crust of bread.
  • 00:16:28.050 --> 00:16:31.030
  • And an adulteress will prey upon his precious life."
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  • You're fighting for your life.
  • 00:16:35.010 --> 00:16:36.250
  • "Can a man take fire to his bosom,
  • 00:16:36.280 --> 00:16:38.180
  • and his clothes not be burned?
  • 00:16:38.210 --> 00:16:40.080
  • Can one walk on hot coals, And his feet not be seared?"
  • 00:16:40.110 --> 00:16:43.090
  • In other words, you think you can get close to this,
  • 00:16:43.120 --> 00:16:45.000
  • and it's not going to affect you?
  • 00:16:45.030 --> 00:16:47.020
  • "So is he who goes into his neighbor's wife.
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  • Whoever touches her shall not be innocent."
  • 00:16:49.180 --> 00:16:52.090
  • Now, watch this -- these -- this little verse here, it's in
  • 00:16:52.120 --> 00:16:54.190
  • the middle of this phrase, 'cause it's going to go back.
  • 00:16:54.220 --> 00:16:57.020
  • Middle of this topic, here, and we'll explain it.
  • 00:16:57.050 --> 00:17:00.060
  • "People do not despise a thief if he steals
  • 00:17:00.090 --> 00:17:03.140
  • to satisfy himself when he is starving.
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  • Yet when he is found, he must restore sevenfold."
  • 00:17:07.210 --> 00:17:11.020
  • Now, I want you to think about this in terms of adultery.
  • 00:17:11.050 --> 00:17:13.170
  • Watch the next phrase.
  • 00:17:13.200 --> 00:17:15.000
  • "He may have to give up all the substance of his house."
  • 00:17:15.030 --> 00:17:21.160
  • And then, notice again, the context.
  • 00:17:21.190 --> 00:17:24.080
  • Proverbs 6:32.
  • 00:17:24.110 --> 00:17:25.160
  • "Whoever commits adultery with a woman lacks understanding.
  • 00:17:25.190 --> 00:17:29.290
  • He who does so destroys his own soul."
  • 00:17:30.020 --> 00:17:33.010
  • Now, look at me.
  • 00:17:33.040 --> 00:17:35.130
  • Here, it's talking about immorality, and right
  • 00:17:35.160 --> 00:17:37.190
  • in the middle, it says, you know, people don't despise
  • 00:17:37.220 --> 00:17:40.000
  • a thief if he steals to satisfy his hunger.
  • 00:17:40.030 --> 00:17:43.080
  • Okay.
  • 00:17:43.110 --> 00:17:44.060
  • Here's what you need to understand.
  • 00:17:44.090 --> 00:17:45.130
  • Lust is a deception, and lust never satisfies.
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  • A man never commits adultery for satisfaction.
  • 00:17:49.150 --> 00:17:53.020
  • Because lust doesn't satisfy, and that's what
  • 00:17:53.050 --> 00:17:55.120
  • it's saying here.
  • 00:17:55.150 --> 00:17:56.040
  • It's saying, don't do this.
  • 00:17:56.070 --> 00:17:57.270
  • Don't go down this road, and it's saying, you know,
  • 00:17:58.000 --> 00:17:59.290
  • if it was for satisfaction, someone might excuse him.
  • 00:18:00.040 --> 00:18:03.180
  • But it's not satisfaction, because lust never satisfies.
  • 00:18:03.210 --> 00:18:06.220
  • Here's the deception of lust.
  • 00:18:06.250 --> 00:18:08.180
  • It never satisfies you.
  • 00:18:08.210 --> 00:18:10.130
  • You always want more.
  • 00:18:10.160 --> 00:18:12.280
  • In a godly, pure marriage/relationship,
  • 00:18:13.010 --> 00:18:16.090
  • you can be satisfied.
  • 00:18:16.120 --> 00:18:17.240
  • But in an impure relationship, if you watch pornography,
  • 00:18:17.270 --> 00:18:20.260
  • if you get involved with someone, if you do that,
  • 00:18:20.290 --> 00:18:22.240
  • you want more.
  • 00:18:22.270 --> 00:18:23.290
  • You -- the cravings get worse.
  • 00:18:24.020 --> 00:18:26.080
  • You go more and more into bondage.
  • 00:18:26.110 --> 00:18:27.260
  • You are never, ever satisfied.
  • 00:18:27.290 --> 00:18:30.070
  • Lust is a deceiver.
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  • It does not satisfy you.
  • 00:18:32.220 --> 00:18:34.040
  • Only love satisfies you.
  • 00:18:34.070 --> 00:18:35.230
  • Let me read you some verses.
  • 00:18:35.260 --> 00:18:37.010
  • Proverbs 27:20.
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  • "Hell and destruction are never full.
  • 00:18:38.190 --> 00:18:41.160
  • So the eyes of a man are never satisfied."
  • 00:18:41.190 --> 00:18:46.100
  • Habakkuk 2:5.
  • 00:18:46.130 --> 00:18:47.170
  • Speaking of an evil man, watch, "Indeed, because
  • 00:18:47.200 --> 00:18:50.050
  • he transgresses by wine, he is a proud man,
  • 00:18:50.080 --> 00:18:54.030
  • He does not stay at home."
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  • That's a direct reference to adultery.
  • 00:18:55.270 --> 00:18:57.240
  • "Because he enlarges his desire," this is the same word
  • 00:18:57.270 --> 00:19:00.230
  • as lust, "As hell, he is like death," now, watch this,
  • 00:19:00.260 --> 00:19:05.030
  • "And he cannot be satisfied."
  • 00:19:05.060 --> 00:19:07.160
  • He cannot be satisfied.
  • 00:19:07.190 --> 00:19:09.090
  • Ezekiel 28.
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  • "You also played the harlot with the Assyrians, because you
  • 00:19:10.220 --> 00:19:12.180
  • were insatiable."
  • 00:19:12.210 --> 00:19:14.220
  • In other words, unsatisfiable. Insatiable.
  • 00:19:14.250 --> 00:19:17.260
  • "Indeed, you played the harlot with them,
  • 00:19:17.290 --> 00:19:19.190
  • and still were not satisfied."
  • 00:19:19.220 --> 00:19:23.060
  • Lust is an empty promise, and ever --
  • 00:19:23.090 --> 00:19:26.120
  • many of us have had this difficulty before.
  • 00:19:26.150 --> 00:19:30.000
  • It never satisfies us.
  • 00:19:30.030 --> 00:19:31.100
  • It actually just causes more of a desire,
  • 00:19:31.130 --> 00:19:33.230
  • and an impure desire.
  • 00:19:33.260 --> 00:19:35.050
  • Now, here's the third word.
  • 00:19:35.080 --> 00:19:36.210
  • I told you desire, deception, and here's
  • 00:19:36.240 --> 00:19:38.120
  • the third word I want you to remember, death.
  • 00:19:38.150 --> 00:19:41.230
  • Death.
  • 00:19:41.260 --> 00:19:44.280
  • James 1:14 says: "Each one is tempted when he is drawn away
  • 00:19:45.010 --> 00:19:49.170
  • by his own desires," this is the Greek epithumeo,
  • 00:19:49.200 --> 00:19:53.200
  • which means lust.
  • 00:19:53.230 --> 00:19:55.040
  • When he's drawn away -- matter of fact, some versions,
  • 00:19:55.070 --> 00:19:57.000
  • you may have a version that says lust here.
  • 00:19:57.030 --> 00:19:58.290
  • "When he's drawn away by his own lust and enticed.
  • 00:19:59.020 --> 00:20:02.270
  • Then, when desire," or lust, "Has conceived," now, watch
  • 00:20:03.000 --> 00:20:06.000
  • what the Bible says: "It gives birth to sin.
  • 00:20:06.030 --> 00:20:09.160
  • And sin, when it is full-grown," in other words,
  • 00:20:09.190 --> 00:20:12.060
  • when you remain in this, "Brings forth death."
  • 00:20:12.090 --> 00:20:16.110
  • Remember, we read Proverbs 7, said he did not know it would
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  • cost his life.
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  • Let me read you another one.
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  • Romans 8:12-13.
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  • "Therefore, brethren, we are debtors -- not to the flesh,
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  • to live according to the flesh."
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  • Now, watch this, how careful -- watch how clear this is.
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  • "For if you live according to the flesh, you will die.
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  • But if by the Spirit," and you can only do
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  • it by the Holy Spirit: "You put to death the deeds of the body,
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  • you will live."
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  • Love always bring life.
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  • Lust always brings death.
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  • Now, let's talk about death, just for a moment.
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  • 'Cause I'm telling you, it always brings death.
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  • Maybe it's not immediate, physical death.
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  • But if you remember, God said to Adam and Eve,
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  • "You eat that tree, you're going to die."
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  • They did not die physically, immediately,
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  • but they died spiritually.
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  • How many people die spiritually because of lust?
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  • Their spiritual passion for God.
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  • Their spiritual hunger for God.
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  • Their spiritual desire for God.
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  • Because lust is desire.
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  • And instead of having a desire for the good things,
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  • all of a sudden now, their desire and their passion
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  • is going another way.
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  • When we talk about death, listen, think about this.
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  • How many marriages have died?
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  • The love in the marriage.
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  • I don't love her anymore.
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  • Your passion died, because your passion goes another way.
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  • How many families have been sacrificed on this altar?
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  • Okay, I'll tell you something that many men
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  • don't even think about.
  • 00:21:43.060 --> 00:21:44.090
  • How many businesses die because of this spirit?
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  • How many promotions and raises have you not received
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  • because of this spirit?
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  • Because instead of having a mind that's full of godly things,
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  • so that it could be creative and innovative and come up with
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  • new ideas, you're thinking about these things.
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  • Satan's a thief.
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  • He's robbing you.
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  • This spirit is robbing you.
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  • If you don't believe this, listen, you're sadly deceived.
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  • I'm telling you.
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  • If you're in bondage to the spirit of lust,
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  • it's affected your finances.
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  • It's affected your health.
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  • It's affected your joy.
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  • That's what this spirit does, and it takes -- brings death.
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  • So what's the solution?
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  • Well, here's point number four.
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  • By the way, there's two words here on this point.
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  • They also -- they both begin with D, because I'm gifted.
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  • The reason I do this, I've told you before, is to help you
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  • remember the points, so you can remember the truth.
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  • Alright?
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  • Here's number four, here's the answer,
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  • deliverance and discipleship.
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  • Deliverance and discipleship.
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  • Remember, we started this series, and I gave you a quote
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  • by Dr. Jack Hayford.
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  • "You can't cast out the flesh, and you can't disciple a demon."
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  • "You can't cast out the flesh, and you can't disciple a demon."
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  • What he's referring to is that many churches believe one
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  • or the other is the only answer.
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  • You just need deliverance, you just need deliverance.
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  • Okay. Listen.
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  • After you get deliverance, and you do need deliverance,
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  • but after you get deliverance, you need discipleship.
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  • You need to be discipled, because you need to re-train
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  • the way you think.
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  • But there are others who simply try to discipline the flesh,
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  • but that -- and they ignore the demonic and the spiritual
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  • world out there, and they try to discipline the flesh.
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  • And you can't disciple a demon.
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  • If you're in bondage, you need the spirit cast out,
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  • and Jesus spent a third of his ministry casting demons out,
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  • and told the disciples to do the same thing.
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  • Preach the gospel, heal the sick, and cast out demons.
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  • So you do need the demonic spirit cast out.
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  • So, now, go to 2 Corinthians 10, and I'll show you
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  • this passage that brings deliverance and discipleship
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  • together in one verse.
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  • 2 Corinthians 10:3.
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  • Says, "For though we walk in the flesh,
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  • we do not war according to the flesh.
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  • For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal
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  • but mighty in God for pulling down strongholds,"
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  • talking about deliverance.
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  • "Casting down arguments," discipleship, "And every high
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  • thing that exalts itself against the knowledge of God,
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  • bringing every thought into captivity
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  • to the obedience of Christ."
  • 00:24:35.070 --> 00:24:37.120
  • We need deliverance and discipleship.
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  • If you remember, Revelation 12 says, "We overcome by the blood
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  • of the Lamb and the word of our testimony."
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  • I want you to think about this.
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  • We overcome by the blood and the word.
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  • The blood and the word.
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  • Let me say it another way.
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  • We need deliverance and discipleship.
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  • That's how we overcome the enemy.
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  • if you're in bondage in this area, don't despair.
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  • You are fighting for your life, but Jesus is on your side.
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  • Get with someone, get with a pastor.
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  • Confess it, bring it out in the light,
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  • because Satan works in darkness.
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  • And God can set you free, in this area.
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