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Matthew says that "the spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak." That's why sexual purity is so difficult to maintain sometimes.
First it's just kissing, then it's fondling, then hands are making their way under clothes, and before you know it, everybody wants more more more. Yeah, it may be an old stereotype, but it's no secret that, as a teenager especially, it is often really hard to control ourselves physically.
Matthew says that "the spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak." Why is it that our bodies rebel against our minds when it comes to sexual purity?
They grew up with good strict mothers who said, “Johnny, go wash your hands before coming to the table.” If they had touched something unclean at the market and then ate without washing, they would transfer that uncleanness to themselves. Christians believe they can keep themselves pure by observing certain rules designed to keep them away from evil things. I should avoid certain situations.” Aren’t rules necessary to maintain purity among believers?
Is it by living by certain rules that distinguish someone as a Christian?
Knowing the “what” or the “how to” of anything can be pretty worthless without the frequent reminder of the all important WHY.