We do follow a regular curriculum, but that takes second place to the emotional needs that present themselves in the current moment. Porn is an issue that's destroyed many men and their relationships with women and children.
Last week 7-16-20) our plan was to discuss building our own personal Man-Code-4-Life during Session #2.
(You can read about Session #2 here.) We did that. but several other topics always pop up and porn took center stage. The Head Coach in a Man Cave is given the freedom to go in the direction that's needed by the men. Our Life Manual for Men covers many life issues, but we realize life hardly ever happens in the same order of the chapters we've written.
The following story is true and we share the story to help men understand the dangers of porn.
"I BECAME A MONSTER"
That was the headline in the Buffalo News. The story was a about a Teacher who was found in possession of child pornography. He was telling his story in the hopes that other men wouldn't fall into the same devil's trap that destroyed his life as a Teacher.
The mere thought of someone having child porn is vile to most people, but this man didn't begin this habit overnight. He started with what they call soft-porn and gradually descended into the pits of hell. He said that the pictures caused him to slide down a slippery slope into hell. It became an insatiable addiction and spiraled out of control.
First he looked at pictures of naked people. Then he lusted after action pictures. Then he lusted after the vileness of seeing children abused. It didn't happen over night, it was a process of following one bad temptation into an even more despicable temptation with each sleazy step. His self-respect left him. His character became so vile that he was repugnant to himself.
In the Man Cave we urged men to guard their thought life. One look can lead to another. Flee temptation, don't give the devil a foothold through porn. A man must respect himself before he can respect others. Porn is born through abuse of women and children. Men must take a stand against depravity.
“Be very careful about what you think.
Your thoughts run your life.” ~ Proverbs 4:23Thanks
“Flee from sexual immorality.
Every other sin a person commits is outside the body,
but the sexually immoral person
sins against his own body.” ~ 1 Corinthians 6:18
“So give yourselves to God.
Stand against the devil,
and the devil will run away from you.” ~ James 4:7
Thanks for your time. Go do something nice for somebody. Jesus loves you and so do we.
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