Back when I was a college student, I had a lot of Christian friends who struggled with porn addiction. The key word here is "struggle". In one group of men, there were a few running jokes about it. Driving, there are billboards with images. Shopping online, there are advertisements. Watching Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime or a movie, there are going to be sex scenes.
I’m a Christian and I was addicted to Pornography
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If your eyes are healthy, your whole body will be full of light. The eyes are a window into the soul. How we look at something determines how we interact with others and how we love. It is common knowledge in society and entertainment that men spend a lot of time looking at women. I am going to invite you into the soul of year-old me; before I was actually a Christian, though I still professed Christ. This is raw and disturbing and is a harsh reality for most unsaved men and even men who claim to know Jesus. For me, pursuing women was a game.
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Sadly, this is the same type of prayer dialogue Christian porn users have with God. A conversation where men and women kneel down and beg for the freedom, victory, and strength that God has already given to them. Despite hearing the Gospel, being born again John , becoming a new creation 2 Corinthians , receiving the Holy Spirit Ephesians , having the ability to walk in the liberty by which Christ has made us free Galatians , these people still believe they are in an impenetrable dungeon with walls too thick for the bondage-breaking power of Jesus. Sadly, this is the Gospel of which many people have subscribed—a false and fraudulent imitation that leaves husbands and wives, fathers and mothers, and sons and daughters begging for the prison door keys that are hanging around their neck.
B elieve it or not, even Christians are struggling with pornography. Pastors are not immune either. Women are increasingly becoming addicted to pornography at an alarming rate. What can be done to overcome such a stronghold? What weapons can we employ to fight this mind-numbing addiction?