YOUR MARRIAGE'S BIGGEST LIE

YOUR MARRIAGE'S BIGGEST LIE

Jesus Did It!
 

It's The Great Lie...With Which No Woman Can Compete!

I recently attended a Promise Keepers conference where one of the speakers challenged us toward integrity in our lives. We enthusiastically cheered every word he said. But a deafening silence fell over the arena when the speaker asked for a show of hands from those who had ever struggled with pornography. The response was stunning! Easily half of those in attendance - thousands of primarily Christian men with a desire to serve God - publicly admitted to a porn problem.

What is pornography? It certainly isn't what it's presented to be - an acceptable outlet for sexual expression without a partner, or an aid to those who wish to enhance their sex lives within a relationship. No...in reality, porn is an addictive, visually stimulating, mind altering drug that can bring Godly people to their knees in spiritual defeat.

And in the end, pornography destroys marriages...by perpetrating a great LIE that many men find almost impossible to resist...

"My wife isn't good enough"

No wife can compete with pornography. Why? Because pornography lies! Pornography portrays women as always wanting sex; as always looking and dressing sexy; as always reacting to sex with euphoric enthusiasm; as always doing what men want and always enjoying what men do to them.

Therefore, when a wife doesn't measure up in bed to the women in pornography, the man rejects her and turns to the pornography - thinking he'd rather have the porn than have his wife. Proper and truly fulfilling sexual intimacy, characterized by mutual respect and satisfaction, is shattered.

Men in particular, listen up! Here's the TRUTH about pornography...

It's bondage - If pornography controls your life in any way, you're an addict - and it has the same diabolical hold on a person's life as alcohol or drug addiction, except that porn addiction is more of a mental than physical bondage. Porn addiction can only end in private, and possibly even public, disgrace and humiliation.

It's a turn off to your spouse - Another lie of pornography is that it'll make you a more proficient lover. A pastor who has counseled hundreds of couples who've dealt with porn addiction revealed that nearly all the women, when they did consent to sex with their husband, never achieved an orgasm. They went through the motions because they knew their husband was not making love to them; he was only thinking of his porn fantasy.

It is adultery - When you use pornography, your wife experiences the same pain and betrayal as if you'd committed adultery with another woman...and her feelings are fully supported by Scripture (Matthew 5:27-28). The Bible also exhorts husbands to love their lives unconditionally and sacrificially, with Christ Himself as your model (Ephesians 6:25,28). This is impossible when pornography is in your life.

It kills trust - Because of your addiction, your wife endures a roller coaster of emotions - feeling used, broken, numb. At first she may blame herself for your problem, but eventually she'll just become angry and hurt. The trust in your marriage, undermined by your deceit, may take years to rebuild. Not only does she not want to be with you sexually. Unless you forsake your addiction, she'll not want to be with you at all.

It's separation from God - When your mind is given to pornography, you cannot have intimacy with God because porn is your idol (Colossians 3:5). When you belong to Christ, you will live by the Spirit and put to death your sinful nature, including sexual immorality (Galatians 5:16-19,24). Porn addiction cannot have any part in your life if you desire to please God and live for Him.

The even greater truth is that pornography addiction can be defeated. Hope and healing is available through God! The process will take time, and won't be easy. But when porn is purged from a marriage, you will know complete intimacy in your relationship like never before!

Feel free to pass this email along to other friends that might enjoy and benefit from the information contained.


We received this Marriage E-mentoring email as a subscriber to Dr. Randy Carlson's new Marriage E-mentoring and loveyourmarriage.com.

Family Life Communications
7335 N Oracle Rd, Suite 200
Tucson, Arizona 85704, USA



PLEASE HELP SHARE THE BEST NEWS GOD HAS FOR EVERY PERSON!

To help us share the Best News every person needs to hear on this planet, randomly click on just three (3) of the JESUS DID IT! links below. It will take just a few moments of your time. Please - that’s all you are asked to do. God will reward you!  (Of course, be highly encouraged to forward one or more of these video clips to those who may have never heard what Jesus did for them on the cross ... especially young people). Thank you so much!

JESUS DID IT!    JESUS DID IT!    JESUS DID IT!    JESUS DID IT!    JESUS DID IT!    JESUS DID IT!    JESUS DID IT!    JESUS DID IT!    JESUS DID IT!    JESUS DID IT!    JESUS DID IT!    JESUS DID IT!    JESUS DID IT!    JESUS DID IT!    JESUS DID IT!    JESUS DID IT!    JESUS DID IT!    JESUS DID IT!    JESUS DID IT!    JESUS DID IT!    JESUS DID IT!    JESUS DID IT!    JESUS DID IT!    JESUS DID IT!    JESUS DID IT!    JESUS DID IT!    JESUS DID IT!    JESUS DID IT!    JESUS DID IT!    JESUS DID IT!    JESUS DID IT!    JESUS DID IT!    JESUS DID IT!    JESUS DID IT!    JESUS DID IT!    JESUS DID IT!    JESUS DID IT!    JESUS DID IT!    JESUS DID IT!    JESUS DID IT!    JESUS DID IT!    JESUS DID IT!    JESUS DID IT!    JESUS DID IT!    JESUS DID IT!    JESUS DID IT!    JESUS DID IT!    JESUS DID IT!    JESUS DID IT!    JESUS DID IT!    JESUS DID IT!    JESUS DID IT! 

For anyone living in the continental U.S. who would like 50 FREE copies of JESUS DID IT! to be made available to others, simply email us requesting them and provide us your mailing address.  We’ll be glad to send them to you, as long as ministry funds allow.

Our email: ptoffice@precious-testimonies.com

 

JESUS DID IT!  - or -  JESUS DID IT!

(Please paste one of the above links onto your Facebook page - website - blog - video; etc.)


A Special Message:  http://www.precious-testimonies.com/Exhortations/f-j/HelpingShareTheMessageOfTheCross.htm

Dear Reader - are you at peace with God?  If not, you can be.  Do you know what awaits you when you die?  You can have the assurance from God that heaven will be your home, if you would like to be certain.  Either Jesus Christ died for yours sins, or He didn't (He did!).  Are you prepared to stand before God on the Judgment Day and tell Him that you didn't need the shed blood of Jesus Christ on the Cross to have your sins forgiven and get in right-standing with God?  We plead with you ... please don't make such a tragic mistake.

To get to know God; to be at peace with God; to have your sins forgiven; to make certain heaven will be your home for eternity; to make certain that you are in right-standing with God right now ... please click here to help understand the importance of being reconciled to God.  What you do about being reconciled to God will determine where you will spend eternity, precious one.  Your decision to be reconciled to God is the most important decision you'll ever make in this life.


The staff and our ministry supporters so greatly appreciate hearing how God is touching lives for His glory through this outreach.  If this ministry has blessed you in some special way, would you please consider taking a brief moment and share your blessing with us?  Simply email us at: ptoffice@precious-testimonies.com

We truly thank each of you who allow us to publish your testimony, for those who faithfully pray (and fast) for this outreach, for those of you who help support the ministry financially, and for those of you who pass along these testimonies and other ministry writings to others.  The part the Holy Spirit has you play is vital in helping win lost souls and being engaged in discipleship, and we can never thank you enough for the labor of love and support you provide on behalf of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Precious Testimonies is supported financially by those God directs to sow into this ministry.  We ask each person reading this to please ask God on an on-going basis if He would have you sow a financial gift to this evangelistic outreach of His - trust that He will clearly communicate His will to you in the matter - then simply be obedient.  Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions about the current financial needs of this outreach, or any other questions you may have.

For convenience, you can simply click on the secure Pay Pal donate button below if you want to donate by credit card.  Otherwise, you can send your precious gift to:   Precious Testimonies, P.O. Box 516, Jenison, MI 49429.

Precious Testimonies is a non-denominational 501-C-3 evangelistic ministry, and financial love offerings to this ministry are tax-deductible for those who qualify.  A financial summary can be viewed by clicking on the following link:  Financial Summary.

Inquiries or comments are welcome at our E-mail address: ptoffice@precious-testimonies.com

Thank You, and God bless you!

Born Again Testimonies | Hope & Encouragement | Exhortations | Answers to Prayer | Index

HOMESearch Screen Copyright © Precious Testimonies. 2005 All rights reserved. Send us an Email message

Like This Page? Send it to a Friend!