Many people believe that it is not possible to keep your mind pure in today's world.
There is too much sensuality...too much pornography...too much immorality.
But this is not true.
Overcoming temptation for pornography and sexual addiction is possible.
In this hard-hitting but practical resource, Dr. Gil Stieglitz gives real answers about how to develop and maintain purity in mind and body. He shows men and women how they can take control of their minds, eyes, and bodies to break free from temptation. It is not impossible to resist temptation and become the real men and women that God wants you to be. It is possible to enjoy freedom from temptation, resulting in a new level of mental and emotional clarity and purity again. Take charge of your life now.
Mission Possible: Winning the Battle over Temptation is for those who desire purity and want to defeat the stronghold of lust in their lives. Based on countless hours of counseling and small group sessions, this book is perfect for pastors, ministry leaders, youth groups, small groups, parents, counselors, and individuals who need the sound advice and spiritual workouts designed to help people battle and overcome temptation. It is perfect for small groups that wants to work together to break free, the teenager struggling to maintain purity, and the counselor who wants to help a client break through to freedom from sexual addiction.
This book is powerful and allows people to believe in the possible—winning against temptation. It is possible to enjoy freedom from temptation, a new level of mental and emotional clarity, and purity again.
Also available! A new online video course based on the book at www.ptlb.com/mission-possible. Try a FREE sample today.
|Publisher:||Principles To Live By|
|Product dimensions:||5.83(w) x 8.27(h) x 0.67(d)|
About the Author
Jennifer Edwards represents PTLB Publishing as an editor and author, having co-authored God's Radical Plan for Wives by Gil and Dana Stieglitz and authored the companion study guide. Her thriving editing and writing company, Jennifer Edwards Communications, serves a wide variety of authors, companies, and non-profits (jedwardsediting.net). She completed her Master's Degree in Biblical and Theological Studies with Western Seminary, and utilizes her Bible expertise for helping Christian authors. Jennifer also teaches and speaks to women about godly marriage and writes a blog, Truth Bites (jenniferedwards.net/blog), to encourage women through their struggles in everyday life. Jennifer is also the Marketing Manager for Principles To Live By.
Table of Contents
How to Use This Book
Section 1: Cleanse Your Life from Past Sexual Sins
Chapter 1—Cleanse Your Life through Confession
Section 2: Prepare to Resist Sexual Temptation
Chapter 2 —Winning a War Means Many Battles
Chapter 3 —Understand the Difference between Temptation and Sin
Chapter 4 —Look for the Lord’s Way of Escape
Chapter 5 —Prepare to Stand Firm in the Evil Day
Chapter 6 —Put on the Full Armor of God
Chapter 7 —Love Not Lust
Chapter 8 —Ask for a New Level of the Holy Spirit Filling
Chapter 9 —Fight Temptation on the Right Battlefield
Chapter 10 —Take an Honest Assessment of Your Involvement in Pornography
Chapter 11 —Build a Catalog of Positive Mental “Movies”
Chapter 12 —Remove Hidden Provisions for Defeat
Chapter 13 —Personalize Romans 6:1-23
Chapter 14 —Confess Your Sins When You Commit Them
Chapter 15 —Cover-up the Sinful Images in Your Mind
Chapter 16 —Remove Sensual Friends and Sensual Activities
Chapter 17 —Die to Lust: Play Dead against Any Sexual Fantasy
Chapter 18 —Make a Covenant with Your Eyes
Chapter 19 —Meditate on Key Scriptures
Chapter 20 —Treat Temptation like a Set of Waves
Chapter 21 —Get Serious about Resisting Sin
Chapter 22 —Celebrate Your Victories
Chapter 23 —Prepare for Weak Times
Chapter 24—Join an Accountability Group
Chapter 25 —Transfer the Battle to an Arena You Can Win
Chapter 26 —Be on Your Guard against Temptation's Helpers
Chapter 27 —You Cannot Do Two Things at the Same Time
Chapter 28 —Get Physical Distance between You and the Lustful Object
Chapter 29 —Learn to Live in the Fear of God
Chapter 30 —Treat Internet Pornography as Radioactive Substance
Chapter 31 —Increase Exercise and Personal Discipline
Chapter 32 —Get Married
Chapter 33 —Regular Sexual Encounters with Your Spouse
Chapter 34—No Opposite Sex Friendships
Chapter 35 —Understand the Three Enemies of the Christian
Section 3: Close Spiritual Doorways
Chapter 36 —Closing Spiritual Doorways by Confessing Family Sins
Chapter 37 —Picture the Effects of Your Sin on Your Loved Ones
Chapter 38 —Close Emotional Doorways
Chapter 39 —Close Psychological Doorways
Chapter 40 —Close Relational Doorways
Chapter 41 —Close Spiritual Doorways by Confessing National Sins
Chapter 42 —Deal with Hidden Wounds
Chapter 43 —Keep Me from Evil
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