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“they have given themselves over to sensuality so as to indulge in every kind of impurity, with a continual lust for more”

Ephesians 4:19 (NIV)

‘Sensuality’ comes from the word “senses”; stimulating our taste, smell, sight, touch. Our nature drives us to repeat acts that give us pleasure through our senses.

The problem comes in when we overstimulate. ie) I love the whole experience of pizza. If I followed this craving every time, I would be as large as a house. If I watched TV all day, which I can get addicted to, I would turn into a zombie.

God created our senses, but only to be used under control and at the right times. This way we get the most enjoyment. Sex in the context of marriage causes unity, love and children. Outside of marriage it creates stress, tension, guilt, hurt, disease…


Heavenly Father, don’t let my senses rule my choices. Give me the strength to fight and win against cravings that destroy and turn away Your blessings. And when I lose a fight, help me to start over so I don’t lose the war for my inner joy and peace! In Jesus’ Name. Amen.

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