Presentation on theme: "Addiction. …for a man is a slave to whatever has mastered him… 2 Peter 2:19 WHAT HAS MASTERED YOU? Everything is permissible for me but I will not be."— Presentation transcript:
…for a man is a slave to whatever has mastered him… 2 Peter 2:19 WHAT HAS MASTERED YOU? Everything is permissible for me but I will not be mastered by anything. 1 Cor 6:12
If you do what is right, will you not be accepted? But if you do not do what is right, sin is crouching at your door; it desires to have you… Genesis 4:7 Rawbats (raw-bats'); to crouch on all fours; to brood; lurk …but you must master it. Genesis 4:7
HOW TO MASTER YOUR ADDICTIONS Therefore do not let sin reign in your mortal body so that you obey its evil desires…but rather offer yourselves to God…For sin shall not be your master... Romans 6:12-14 Kurieuo (ko-ree-yoo-o) to rule over, dominion, to be your lord TURN TO GOD.
WHO OR WHAT IS YOUR LORD? Repent, then, and turn to God, so that your sins may be wiped out, that times of refreshing may come from the Lord. Acts 3:19 Therefore confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed... James 5:16 SHARE THE FINAL 10.
CRITICAL FACTORS IN SHARING THE FINAL 10 FIND ACCOUNTABILITY. CREATE A CLIMATE OF ACCEPTANCE. KEEP IT IN THE ROOM. DO YOU WANT TO BE HEALED? I will Share the Final 10 with? No, I beat my body and make it my slave so that after I have preached to others, I myself will not be disqualified for the prize. 1 Cor. 9:27 I WILL SHARE THE FINAL 10 WITH: ________________
FIGHT FOR FREEDOM. For though we live in the world, we do not wage war as the world does. The weapons we fight with are not the weapons of the world. On the contrary, they have divine power to demolish strongholds. 2 Cor. 10:3-4
WEAPONS FOR FREEDOM: IRRATIONAL OBEDIENCE CONFIDENCE IN GOD S WORD MILLITANT PRAYER No temptation has seized you except that which is common to man. And God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear. But when you are tempted, he will also provide a way out so that you can stand up under it. 1 Corinthians 10:13