“More than 70% of men from 18 to 34 visit a pornographic site in a typical month.”
If you are reading this, chances are you currently struggle or have struggled with some type of sexual sin. According to safefamilies.org, the following holds true:
- There are over 1.3 million pornographic websites; 260 million pages
- Adults admitting to Internet sexual addiction: 10%; 28% of those are women (Internet Filter Review).
- More than 70% of men from 18 to 34 visit a pornographic site in a typical month (comScore Media Metrix).
Perhaps you have stayed pure in his area. However, out of your 10 closest male friends, 7 of them have likely failed in this area during the past 30 days alone. That can be depressing when you think about in those terms. Thankfully, God is soverign and things don’t have to be that way.
By no means, am I perfect as I’ve certainly fallen short at times in this area. I saw my first piece of pornographic material sometime during middle school. And to this day, it’s a daily fight for me to stay clear from lust outside of my marriage. It’s why I’m thankful for programs like safe eyes, covenant eyes and accountabily from good friends and prayer partners.
I’m also grateful that God has utilized various means to transform my heart and renew my mind, which stand at the root of the issue. One such resource has been a free PDF written by Pastor Mark Driscoll of Mars Hill Church in Seattle entitled, “Porn-Again Christian.” Via his in your face style, Pastor Mark gets down to the nitty gritty of why so many have fallen short in this area, while also providing hope and encouragement that you can be delivered.
“Jesus offers victory over sin. Lust included.”
To be quite frank, I believe this will be life-altering for many who read it as the devil has tricked many of us into believing that we can’t overcome sin in this area of our lives and therefore, it has to be a lifelong struggle. That’s simply untrue. Via the Gospel, Jesus offers victory over sin. Lust included.
If you are one of the 70% reading this, click here immeaditely to download the free pdf and begin reading this either on your computer, mobile device or tablet. If you are in that other 30%, download a copy and forward it to 10 of your closest friends. You’ve got a 70% chance of providing a much-needed life line to a dear friend. Don’t Wait!
- What other resources and methods have you utilized to remain sexual pure?