How to Defy Sinful Desire
By faith moses when he was grown up refused to be called the son of pharaoh's daughter choosing rather to be mistreated with the people of god rather than enjoy the fleeting pleasures of sin. He considered the reproach of christ greater wealth than the treasures of egypt for he was looking to the reward. Hebrews eleven twenty four to twenty six or boil it down to the essentials by faith moses left the fleeting pleasures of sin for he was looking to the reward. Faith is not content with fleeting pleasures. It is ravenous for joy. Joy that lasts forever. And the word of god says in your presence there is fullness of joy at your right hand are pleasures forevermore so sixteen eleven so faith will not be sidetrack into the deceitful pleasures of sin. It will not give up so easily in. Its quest for maximum joy. The role of god's word is to feed faiths appetite for god and in doing this it wanes my heart off of the deceptive taste of lust at first lust begins to trick me into feeling that i would really miss out on some great satisfaction. If i follow the path of purity. But then i take up the sword of the spirit and begin to fight.