The undiscovered truth about sin is that behind every sin in life is a demon, satanic spirit that inspires people to that sin. Every persuasion and pressure to sin comes from these assigned demons; they use people, our feeling, minds and flesh to persuade us. The real image was made clear when Satan was tempting Jesus in the wilderness, Jesus was seeing Satan clearly because Jesus could see everything. We may not see Satan or his demons when they come to persuade us to sin, but we should do what Jesus did. When this pressure of the addicted sins or persuasion to sin come, it will be as if you cannot survive it, as if you cannot do without it, you know what? Just hold your peace and look beyond the people or the objects of the temptation and do as Jesus did: rebuke the demon behind in Jesus name. “Then Jesus said to him, “Away with you, Satan!” and the next thing, “Then the devil left Him, and behold, angels came and ministered to Him.” Matthew 4:10, 11.
Don’t bother yourself about the pressure within or without, Satan is behind them, pushing them to persuade you. You may feel as if you are so weak to resist, but don’t fall anyway. Since you don’t use your power, you use the Word of God and name of Jesus to resist Satan who is behind every sin. The pressure to sin, to have sex, to smoke, to lie, to masturbate, etc. will overwhelm your body and feeling as if you will die if you don’t do it, it is not so; you just hold your peace with God’s word and you will see the feeling going down. The demon of that sin cannot stay long, there is a particular minutes and period of time God permits Satan and his demons to tempt and pressurize us, and thereafter they fades away, if you hold it and resist in that period, and you will overcome. The temptation and pressure to sin can come few minutes and last for few months, it may be an overwhelming thought or pressure for lust of the flesh, notion for lust of the eyes, or temptation for pride and worldly cares.
Now, here is the truth, this pressure or temptation for the particular sin maybe coming every day, it may be apportioned for few months, and no matter how much you pray, the thought or pressure may not stop. What you need to be praying for daily is grace and the Blood of Jesus to purify your heart, and as long you don’t give in, it will soon fade away and you overcome. That is the truth about temptation and addicted sins.
James 1:12, “Blessed is the man who endures temptation; for when he has been approved, he will receive the crown of life which the Lord has promised to those who love Him”
From Revelation of Truth Evangelical Ministries – RTEM
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