Done With Sin

Tough Question: Are you “done with sin” (1 Peter 4:1)?

Yes___

No___

If you’re not “done with sin,” it may be because you avoid suffering. Passing through the doorway of suffering is necessary to break a sin cycle.

Suffering in the body is necessary to overcome sin (1 Peter 4:1).

Say you have watched porn for years, but now realize you are held captive by it and want freedom. As with any addiction, ceasing from the activity causes discomfort as your brain withdraws from the chemical release it has grown accustomed to experiencing. Withdrawal will be distressing, but is necessary to be freed from enslavement.

Consider: Although without sin, Christ learned obedience through suffering (Heb. 5:8).

As His brethren, who are we to think that we must not learn obedience through suffering?

Ask Yourself: “Am I willing to continue in the suffering of captivity to sin?”

OR “Am I willing to pass through the suffering of withdrawal to be free?”

No doubt. Each alternative is painful and has consequences:

Option 1) Remaining captive to sin guarantees permanent suffering.

Option 2) Withdrawal from it guarantees temporary suffering and freedom.

As a child of God, which one will you choose? Which one did Christ die for?

Find freedom from porn addiction.

Whatever sin holds you captive, your willingness to walk through the door of suffering will lead you to freedom. Humbly reach out and get help today.

1 Peter 4:1 Therefore, since Christ suffered in his body, arm yourselves also with the same attitude, because whoever suffers in the body is done with sin.

Hebrews 5:8 Although he was a son, he learned obedience through what he suffered

Romans 5:8 While we were still sinners, Christ died for us.

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About ashleydwille

Author Ashley D. Wille was always searching for spiritual answers. “True and lasting satisfaction always proved just out of reach. Now, in midlife, I have come to find my soul satiated in God. Through sweet surprises, difficult climbs, and excruciating valleys, the Master’s hand has shaped me. All along the way, God has taught me many things. What He has taught me most is that many of my beliefs about Him were wrong.” Her book, My Journey Through the Cross, is a personal insight shared by an amazing woman. Through her profound experiences and inner struggles, Wille shows how she was able to break through false layers of thinking and move into a deeper relationship with God. Her beautiful journey is just waiting to be shared. If you are ready to live your life free of guilt and shame, you too can learn how to walk in spiritual freedom.
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