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Scripture Verses

Proverbs 10:9, Psalm 51, James 1:14-15

Worship Playlist

  • Your Love Awakens Me
  • Give Us Clean Hands
  • Before the Throne of God Above
  • Overcome

Study Questions

Psalm:

"1Have mercy on me, O God, because of your unfailing love.Because of your great compassion, blot out the stain of my sins.2 Wash me clean from my guilt. Purify me from my sin.

7Purify me from my sins, and I will be clean; wash me, and I will be whiter than snow.8 Oh, give me back my joy again; you have broken me— now let me rejoice.9 Don’t keep looking at my sins. Remove the stain of my guilt.10 Create in me a clean heart, O God. Renew a loyal spirit within me."- Ps. 51:1-2; 7-10

Proverb:

"Above all else, guard your heart, for it is the wellspring of life."- Pr. 4:23


Apply It!

Prayer:

"Jesus, I need Your involvement in every detail of my life. I’m lonely without you, adrift on a sea of wrong choices, going nowhere. I choose today to come near to you, to share my heart, my desires, my remorse, and my pain. To hear you say, “You are forgiven, my child.” I hereby promise to seek you with everything that I am. I turn my eyes from the things that I believe will fill me up and I trust in you alone. I receive the promise of your Word that you will not remain a mystery to me, but that I will find what my heart has been searching for all along: My God who adores me, my Savior who suffered for me, and my Spirit who will never forsake me. Amen."

"O God, create in me a clean heart- your love is unfailing."

Practice:

Lust is a longing desire; an eagerness to possess or enjoy. Intimacy is a nearness or companionship. When do you find lust becoming the enemy of intimacy in your life? Who have you hurt with your lusts? Pray for the Holy Spirit’s power to reject lust. Identify some daily acts you can practice to encourage intimacy (companionship)? 

Resources

  • Book: Addicted to Lust, by Samuel L. Perry
Downloads & Resources

Lust to Intimacy

Dr. Jon Morrissette - 8/4/2019