2 Prov. 23:72 Cor. 10:3-5Rom. 6:12The Power of Lust
3 Strong Desire (To long after / set the heart upon) epithumia: Morally neutral, of any strong desire, longing, cravingContext will explain, Lk. 16:21; 1 Cor. 10:6Intensely PURE desireChrist’s desire to eat Passover, Lk. 22:15Paul’s desire to be with Christ, Phil. 1:23Paul’s longing to see brethren, 1 Ths. 2:17
4 Strong Desire (To long after / set the heart upon) epithumia: Morally neutral, of any strong desire, longing, cravingSinful desires of the FLESH and MIND, Eph. 2:3; Matt. 5:28Deceitful lusts, Ephesians 4:22 (19)Worldly, Titus 2:12; 1 John 2:16-17Corrupting, 2 Peter 1:4Fleshly lusts attack the soul, 1 Peter 2:11
5 Strong Desire (To long after / set the heart upon) epithumia: Morally neutral, of any strong desire, longing, cravingSinful lust must be put to death, Col. 3:5Heart that was once set on (longing after) the flesh must be put to death, Rom. 1:24Heart is now committed to preserving the body pure, 1 Ths. 4:3-5
6 How to Put Lust to Death (Col. 3:5; Gal. 5:24) Walk in the Spirit, Gal. 5:16-26Set your mind on the things of the Spirit, Rom. 8:5-9; Col. 3:1-2Put God’s word in your heart as your absolute standard, Psa. 119:9-11Purify your heart, Jas. 4:8
7 How to Put Lust to Death (Col. 3:5; Gal. 5:24) Flee / abstain from lusts, 2 Tim. 2:22; Pet. 2:11; 1 Cor. 10:12-13Replace lust for sin with pure thinking and godly conduct, Phil. 4:8-9; Pet. 2:11-12; 2 Cor. 10:5Battle against lust must be won by faith1 John 5:4
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