The Lord is not happy when we do things willfully against His will. Especially when we go so far as to do things in secret and think are still ok with Him and other people. However, the Lord can see our every move. Nothing we do is in private, for His eyes are upon everything on this earth. Therefore, every time a person goes into a room by himself, in order to look at porn, God can see him/her uncover the people’s nakedness in their minds. He can also see the man and woman who are having sexual relations with each other outside of marriage or in an affair. He also knows when we are involved in doing drugs while with our friends. When a person goes to a bar and gets drunk, God sees this as well. Even when a person goes so far as to kill someone, in order to take their possessions, God knows. My friends, a person does not have to be caught by the police, for them to already be caught with God. And for anyone that thinks they simply got away with something is only tricking themselves into knowing the truth of God. Therefore, people that are involved with sexual sin, drugs, alcohol, and even murder, ought to repent and come to Jesus. And if it was a crime that deserves jail time, this same person should turn themselves in to the police. It is better to be honest and come to God, then to not be honest and never be forgiven. Jesus said that all liars shall have their part in the lake of fire. Therefore, living a secret life from other people is only keeping your sins private from God, which is lying. Telling someone that you are one way, when really you are not is a big fat lie.
Jesus said, 2“I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end. I will give unto him that is athirst of the fountain of the water of life freely. He that overcometh shall inherit all things; and I will be his God, and he shall be my son. But the fearful, and unbelieving, and the abominable, and murderers, and whoremongers, and sorcerers, and idolaters, and all liars, shall have their part in the lake which burneth with fire and brimstone: which is the second death.” (Revelation 21:6-8) Therefore, we must come to God thirsty and hungry for His counsel, and then do as He says in order to be saved. Every other person that just says they believe in Jesus, but lives a life contrary to His will, will not be saved in the kingdom of God. These people that are defiant to doing what God says will, and then die this way, not go to heaven, for their sins and people they have offended cry out against them. Now, looking at David’s life, he was no Saint but committed murder and adultery before he repented of his sins. Now, the key aspect of this is that in the Book of Psalms, we see his willingness to come back to God and start following Him. However, before this happened, he got himself in a lot of trouble with God. Namely, what he did with Bathsheba and her husband, Uriah. As we’ve learned from 2 Samuel, chapter 11, David looked upon her while she was bathing and then called her up into his palace and had sex with her. Then, he sent her husband to go to the front line of the war against the children of Ammon, in order for him to be killed. What he did was ruthless and God did call him out on it.
In 2 Samuel, chapter 12, 1“the Lord sent Nathan unto David. And he came unto him, and said unto him, There were two men in one city; the one rich, and the other poor. The rich man had exceeding many flocks and herds: But the poor man had nothing, save one little ewe lamb, which he had bought and nourished up: and it grew up together with him, and with his children; it did eat of his own meat, and drank of his own cup, and lay in his bosom, and was unto him as a daughter. And there came a traveller unto the rich man, and he spared to take of his own flock and of his own herd, to dress for the wayfaring man that was come unto him; but took the poor man’s lamb, and dressed it for the man that was come to him.” (2 Samuel 12:1-4) Now, what happened to this poor man’s lamb was very sad, especially since the rich man didn’t care much about what he had. However, was this rich man also David? For David wanted this rich man dead, because of what he did. The story continues with, 1“and David’s anger was greatly kindled against the man; and he said to Nathan, As the Lord liveth, the man that hath done this thing shall surely die: And he shall restore the lamb fourfold, because he did this thing, and because he had no pity.” (2 Samuel 12:5,6) However, David just shot himself in the foot, because he was that man after all. We learn that 1“Nathan said to David, Thou art the man. Thus saith the Lord God of Israel, I anointed thee king over Israel, and I delivered thee out of the hand of Saul.” (2 Samuel 12:7) He says more, but the fact is that David was in trouble with God.
The prophet Nathan continued to speak to David and said, 1“and I gave thee thy master’s house, and thy master’s wives into thy bosom, and gave thee the house of Israel and of Judah; and if that had been too little, I would moreover have given unto thee such and such things. Wherefore hast thou despised the commandment of the Lord, to do evil in his sight? thou hast killed Uriah the Hittite with the sword, and hast taken his wife to be thy wife, and hast slain him with the sword of the children of Ammon. Now therefore the sword shall never depart from thine house; because thou hast despised me, and hast taken the wife of Uriah the Hittite to be thy wife. Thus saith the Lord, Behold, I will raise up evil against thee out of thine own house, and I will take thy wives before thine eyes, and give them unto thy neighbour, and he shall lie with thy wives in the sight of this sun. For thou didst it secretly: but I will do this thing before all Israel, and before the sun.” (2 Samuel 12:8-12) It was then that David’s heart sunk inside him and 1“David said unto Nathan, I have sinned against the Lord. And Nathan said unto David, The Lord also hath put away thy sin; thou shalt not die. Howbeit, because by this deed thou hast given great occasion to the enemies of the Lord to blaspheme, the child also that is born unto thee shall surely die.” (2 Samuel 12:13,14) And what the Lord said through the prophet came to pass. No matter what he tried to do, his son was not getting better and then later died.
This situation with David is much like what is happening in this generation also. It is not too different than what people are doing every day now in America, and all across the globe when it comes to lust. They may not all go so far as to kill a person, in order to have their spouse, but really they have already done this in their hearts. You see, when a person is involved with another person out of lust or sexually, that is married, they have already taken what their spouse has done and thrown it out the window. They have trampled on their marriage and desecrated it before God. Therefore, doing this only causes God’s wrath to fall down upon such people involved with these adulterous affairs. And as David was punished with his first child that died because of this act of fornication, a similar event may take place in the lives of people now that commit such vile acts before God. If this is you and there are no children involved, then one of you may end up getting a sexually transmitted disease, like AIDS, HIV, or STDS, which weaken the immune system to the point of death. These diseases and others often come when we are involved with sexual sin, so also sex outside of marriage. These are plagues from God, and if a person has one of them, they ought to repent and come to Jesus before it is too late. We don’t know the day or time of our death, therefore confess your sins openly to Jesus. Only through His blood can you be made clean and pass on from death and into life eternal.
Let us pray:
Oh Lord, I pray that people will get their lives in order with You before it is too late. Too many people are wasting their lives on things that do not matter, and among them are people that are doing things that are very sinful and grievous in Your sight. Surely, their laziness, when it comes to watching TV and using their phones all day will catch up to them, Lord. You have so much to do in a person’s life and electronic devices are taking that precious time away from You. Therefore, are these people getting caught up in the lusts of their flesh, while not keeping You in their continued thoughts. Lord, people are now following the passions that are burning inside of them, and unfortunately, I have not seen it be for You, but other things. So they get caught up in having illicit sex with people while justifying their actions. Even people look at porn and think that since everyone’s doing it, it must be OK. Oh Lord, these sins are crying out to You, and because their hearts are closed off to Your counsel, can they not see their sinful lifestyle. It saddens me to see people get involved with other people’s spouses, because of lust and then seeing their families crumble in divorce. This is devastating not only for me to witness but for the children and spouses involved. It is my heart cry that people will wake up to their sins now so that things don’t get any worse. The outcomes of their lives can be much better if they just reach out to You in prayer. Sure, they may not know how to get out of the situation they are in, but You can help them. If people would just confess that they have sinned to You and tell You that they need You, then everything would work out for Your good. I love You, Lord. Thank You for rescuing me from a life of sexual sin, involving pornography and adultery. I am a new man because Your blood has covered me. Thank You for Your forgiveness, Lord. Amen.
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