Therefore, I urge you, brothers, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as living sacrifices,

holy and pleasing to God—this is your spiritual act of worship.

Do not conform any longer to the pattern of this world,


be transformed by the renewing of your mind.

Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is 



his good, pleasing and perfect will.

Romans 12:1-2

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For us who are vulnerable to lusting, these next two verses are good for each of us to meditate upon as we begin this teaching. Please take a minute and read the different versions,

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Proverbs 23:7

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For as he thinks within himself, so he is…

(New American Standard Bible)

For as he thinks in his heart, so is he…

(Amplified Bible)

For as he thinketh in his heart, so is he…

(King James Version)

For as he hath thought in his soul, so [is] he,…

(Young’s Literal Translation)

For as he thinketh in his soul, so is he.

(Darby Translation)


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Proverbs 15:26

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The LORD detests the thoughts of the wicked,…

(New International Version)

The thoughts of the wicked are shamefully vile and exceedingly offensive to the Lord


(Amplified Bible)

God can’t stand evil scheming,…

(The Message)

The Lord detests evil plans,…

(New Living Translation)

The thoughts of the wicked are an abomination to the LORD…

(King James Version)

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According to these two verses

 we just read, we can see that our Lord knows what we think about.                                          And we now know what His thoughts are about some of our thoughts.

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This is our starting point.

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Now, we know that King David said in Psalm 119:11

I have hidden your word

in my heart

that I might not sin

against you.

We see that King David had the right motivation in memorizing and meditating on scripture. So, like King David, we need to clearly see why we are applying this discipline of the “Renewing of Our Minds” to our personal lives.  Scripture says in 1 Corinthians 2:16;

“…we have the mind of Christ.”

Now again, at this point we want our motivation to be like King David, where he said:

…that I might not sin against you,

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Let’s look at a couple of other facts that are important for us to factor into this equation.


It is our mind that is the biggest sex organ within our body.


It is our mind where the victory we are after will first takes place.


This victory depends upon the choices we make countless times a day.


We have proven to ourselves that we cannot do this without the help of our Triune God.


In the teaching on Strongholds, I informed you that it is my conviction that for the Renewing of Your Mind to be effective, any strongholds  within you must first be broken down.  I take this position on the basis of decades of working in ministry,  working with men like myself who know the bible from cover to cover, yet many are still stuck in daily lust.  Therefore, in order to effectively Renew Our Mind, we need to humble ourselves.

“…This is the one I esteem:

he who is humble


contrite in spirit,


trembles at my word.

Isaiah 66:2

For our Lord’s help in the tearing down of any strongholds within us, this is the posture we must take before Him.  If we do not experience a breakthrough with just His help, it will be because  He will want us to access the needed power to destroy these strongholds, through the prayers of righteous men.


Therefore confess your sins to each other


pray for each other

so that you may be healed.

The prayer of a righteous man

is powerful and effective.

James 5:16

“IF” you are clean within your heart as you read this or “if” you need to go the Cross of Jesus and repent and become clean of your past sins, or “iF” you need to apply James 5:16  first, to properly deal with any strongholds you may have within your soul, then, what you read on this website under the heading,


              Our Identity as a Son



will provide what is needed for the breaking of the power of lust, masturbation and pornography within your life. “IF” you read this material sincerely, it will do what Romans 12:1-2 speaks of:

You will be

… offering your body as a living sacrifice.

And in doing this, you will be

… holy and pleasing to God.


Therefore in reading these two,  Our Identity as a Son  proclamations,

—this will be your spiritual act of worship.

Right now, to Him!

You will NOT be

… conforming any longer to the pattern of this world,


but you will be experiencing your mind being transformed from that of a

slave’s mindset”

or that of a

orphan’s mindset”

or that of a

“servant’s mindset”

to that of a

“Son’s mindset.”

And then you will be able to

test and approve what God’s will is

—his good, pleasing and perfect will.

And by the way, this is His will for you, that is you being in a closer relationship with Him,                                                                                        your loving Father God.

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