Spring Cleaning Par 4 “Letting Go Of Lust”
Letting Go Of Lust
I want to focus on the cleaning of the inside of our _______________; not the inside of our ______________.
Sin is a part of our everyday life but we do not have to be ________________ by sin.
The word “lust” simply means ____________ _____________.
The word is not necessarily “________”. Luke 22:15
15 And he said to them, “I have eagerly desired to eat this Passover with you before I suffer.
The word “lust” is most often used negatively in a _________________, _______________ or __________________ way.
When __________ desires match _____________ desires, we get what _________ want and what ___________ wants. Psalm 37:3-4
The key to successful Spring Cleaning is __________________; not ____________________.
The Day Is Near
11 And do this, understanding the present time: The hour has already come for you to wake up from your slumber, because our salvation is nearer now than when we first believed. 12 The night is nearly over; the day is almost here. So let us put aside the deeds of darkness and put on the armor of light. 13 Let us behave decently, as in the daytime, not in carousing and drunkenness, not in sexual immorality and debauchery, not in dissension and jealousy. 14 Rather, clothe yourselves with the Lord Jesus Christ, and do not think about how to gratify the desires of the flesh.[a]
The phrase “put on Christ” refers to putting on an article of ________________.
Interestingly enough, your success in letting go of lust depends on what you _____________.
1. Put on Christ _____________________. Galatians 3:26-29
26 So in Christ Jesus you are all children of God through faith, 27 for all of you who were baptized into Christ have clothed yourselves with Christ. 28 There is neither Jew nor Gentile, neither slave nor free, nor is there male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus. 29 If you belong to Christ, then you are Abraham’s seed, and heirs according to the promise.
In salvation, our ________________ with God ____________.
It is pretty rare to have _______________ clean your house. Ephesians 2:19
19 Consequently, you are no longer foreigners and strangers, but fellow citizens with God’s people and also members of his household,
2. Put on Christ ______________________.
Putting on Christ positionally is a ______ _________ activity. Putting on Christ practically is an ________ the _________ activity.
3. Make no __________________ for the Flesh.
This is definitely _______________ by __________________.
Whatever your “strong desire” is, don’t __________ it!
Letting go of lust is not about getting as ____________ as you can without going ____________. Letting go of lust is about getting as ______ __________ from sin as you can so you won’t get __________ over!
__________ go of lust….___________ hold of God!