PORNography Is Growing Within The Christian Community

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PORNography Is Growing Within The Christian Community



Pornography is one of the most prevalent social problems we are facing today. There is a great concern in regards to the rate pornography is growing within the Christian Community. It is happening from the pulpit to the pew. The number of individuals and families that have been directly or indirectly impacted is rapidly growing at an alarming rate. Pornography is a $$$$$$ 97 billion doillar industry!. The issues related to pornography continues to snowball because to some degree, on many levels it is initially accepted. In some instances it is considered to be a passing fad or on the other hand it is simply ignored. Pornography is dangerous and erodes the moral fiber of one’s character. If you know someone who is involved in pornography please don’t wait, encourage them to get help now! Since it is so readily accessible it can overtake and often consume the life of those who partake in it. Pornography is really quite selfish. It can impair and shatter the life and self esteem of the addict’s spouse and robs the relationship of trust, loyalty, significance and security. It also can cause a carnal spirit to hover over the household which invites much spiritual warfare.


The internet has a plethora of pornographic sites that are launched every day. The images seduce the captive audience of one or more into an underground world of self-indulgent decadence. Seeking fulfillment in strip clubs, compulsive eating and or cyber club. There is much research available to substantiate that it is a growing addiction phenomenon for many. Here are some questions to ask or think about. If you can answer yes to any of these you need to really get help.

  1. Do you keep secrets about your sexual or romantic activities from those who are important to you? Do you lead a double life?

  2. Have your needs driven you to have sex in places or situations or with people you would not normally choose?

  3. Do you find yourself looking for sexually arousing articles or scenes in newspapers, magazines, internet or other media?

  4. Do you find that romantic or sexual fantasies interfere with your relationships or are preventing you from facing problems?

  5. Do you frequently want to get away from a sex partner after having sex? Do you frequently feel remorse, shame, or guilt after a sexual encounter?

  6. Do you feel shame about your body or your sexuality?

  7. Does each new relationship continue to have the same destructive patterns which prompted you to leave the last relationship?

  8. Is it taking more variety and frequency of sexual and romantic activities than previously to bring the same levels of excitement and relief?

  9. Does your pursuit of sex or romantic relationships interfere with your spiritual beliefs or development?

  10. Do your sexual activities include the risk, threat, or reality of disease, pregnancy, coercion, or violence?

  11. Has your sexual or romantic behavior ever left you feeling hopeless?
  12. Are you unable to properly relate to your spouse and there is a physical void in the relationship?


Recently in the news it was announced that we have many teens who are now starting to do what is called “SEXTEXTING.” For too long the subjects of adultery, fornication, immorality, infidelity, incest, same sex relationships, sex outside of marriage….. have merely slid under the Christian radar. This is getting to be a little frightening. This should send us all a clear warning! The porn addict spends endless hours absorbing images of an unrealistic unattainable idealistic fantasy via the internet or videos. It is a billion dollar industry. Unknowingly these images have become their little god. Which really is a form of idolatry. It impacts not only the addict but the family as well just like any other addiction. There are many deeper unresolved issues here. Quite often something that happened in childhood has resurfaced in the addicts mind. The emotional pain has fermented and pornography becomes a destructive outlet. Dealing with someone who has an addictive personality can be overwhelming and or quite devastating. You are really often dealing with an out of control child encased in an adult body. They want what they want, when they want it. It is difficult for them to delay self gratification. They will do whatever it takes to satisfy their insatiable desire. It is often difficult for them to see that they are so unreasonably demanding and controlling. An intervention is constructive, warranted and often necessary in order to begin the path to recovery.


Talking about sexual issues openly will help dispel a lot of the rumors, myths and inappropriate behavior that has gone on and on… Education is key. No one really often wants to really come out and discuss or say; what God has to say, for fear of being perceived as too religious or judgmental. If you are a believer, one surely knows that absolutely nothing happens anywhere or at anytime that God is not aware of. For example let’s look at I Samuel 1. Eli who was a priest had two sons Hophni & Phinehas whose behaviors were simply outright outrageous. They were disobedient, humiliated and slept with the women who came to the Tabernacle for help. The Bible says they were wicked, “corrupt sons who did not know the Lord.” They were warned as to what would happen. They twisted their privileges in order to satisfy their flesh. Eli did not discipline his sons properly. When he tried to correct them they totally disrespected him. They displayed that same disrespect towards God… They had established a pattern of sexual abuse that needed to be broken. But look, on the other hand Hannah had dedicated her first born son Samuel to the Lord! Samuel came up in the very same household along with Eli’s sons. Hannah had brought him to Eli to be his spiritual mentor. Samuel at a very young age ministered before the Lord and grew spiritually. Despite what was going on about Samuel, the Lord intervened and he grew in “stature, and in favor both with the Lord and men.” (For more details of this narrative read I Samuel 1-3) What a contrast.


If you want to break a cycle of abuse, dysfunction or addiction, you have to do something differently rather than what you are already doing. If your “helping is not helping then you are not helping.” Addiction needs to be replaced with a healthy productive activity. It is important that we help subsequent generations not to fall prey to these destructive behaviors. DON’T continue to sweep things under the rug. If you have a problem deal with it! The enemy always tries to subvert and corrupt what God intends. Know that the enemy wants to destroy your testimony and weaken your effectiveness for the LORD!


Absolutely nothing gets by God!


Sexual sin is not a new problem. There is power in the blood of Jesus! Please really begin to ask and seek the Lord’s direction “Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not to your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge Him, and He will direct your path.” All of God’s Word is true! Less seminars, workshops, programs and more practical application of God’s Word implemented within our daily lives. All too often when issues arise God’s way for resolve is totally disregarded. Less excuses such as “Nobody’s perfect.” Yes, this is a truism; but God tells us to continue to strive for His perfection! Perfection according to Webster means: 1: the quality or state of being perfect: as a: freedom from fault or defect : flawlessness b:maturity c: the quality or state of being saintly 2 a: an exemplification of supreme excellence b: an unsurpassable degree of accuracy or excellence 3: the act or process of perfecting. God’s perfection brings wholeness! In Him we can become complete! God would not tell us to do something if it were not possible. To be a Christian means to commit to live in the WAY that pleases God!


God really is able! Marriage and the family were created by God from the very beginning. It was originally designed so that He would be the central theme of our existence. Since He created us He really does know what is best. He gave us healthy boundaries so we could learn discipline. So remember what He says in Jude: “But, dear friends, remember what the apostles of our Lord Jesus Christ foretold. They said to you, “In the last times there will be scoffers who will follow their own ungodly desires.” These are the men who will divide you, who follow mere natural instincts and do not have the Spirit…


God intended that your physical sexual needs were to be met within the confines of the “undefiled marriage bed.” Otherwise it is like “fire outside of the fireplace.” God loves you so much that He allows you the freedom to choose. It is evident that many choose to do “their own thing.” But, are the consequences really worth it? Think about it! Everywhere you are He is, everything you do or have done, He knows! There is a very significant security available to you when you choose to make His will and WAY your primary concern! Repentance is possible but first one must recognize that there is sin. Sin is missing the mark. Acknowledge any sin in your life! Take some time to get refocused. A conscious that is sensitive to God is precious. You can be set free from any addiction! God has called us to live differently. He has given us healthy boundaries in order to properly satisfy any personal needs which can be experienced within the sanctity of marriage regardless of how young or old you are! He can and WILL fill that void!


God always has a better way but too often the ways of the world have taken His place. Healing and restoration are possible. Set some time aside and be honest with yourself! Stop giving away parts of yourself! Take some time for a spiritual cleansing. Seeking Him through His Word one really can find rest and peace for the wearied soul. God has left us a marvelous wealth of knowledge and examples within His Word to help us to avoid the pitfalls and consequences of partaking in fulfilling the lusts of the flesh. Read the writings of the Song of Solomon its beauty and honesty shows a balanced contrast to the sexual perversions of this age. Begin being consistently accountable to someone for your actions and developing self control which is part of the Fruit of His Spirit. Someone who has healthy boundaries and knows the importance of not walking in the flesh but walking in the Spirit! Prayer and fasting are valuable tools. You can rededicate your life to sexual purity. You really and truly can experience a growing healthy attainable self esteem as a result of walking closer to the Lord.

I realize that this subject will not win a popularity contest. It may even cause a few jaws to drop. But at this point I have come to the conclusion that it is much more important “what GOD knows rather than what people think.” This is NOT about arrogance but about being confident in the TRUTH of GOD'S WORD! Especially when you know that He knows there is “no secret agenda.” My intentions are to shed Light where the darkness continues to keep the people of God and those in the world trapped in its snare. Sex outside of marriage has gotten out of control! Christ lived a sinless life to overcome sin in the flesh for ALL of us! He died a painful death on the cross for us so we could live differently. Too many are more concerned about protocol rather than who to call. GOD TRULY IS ABLE! Help Me Lift His Holy Name! To God Be The Glory!

Are you concerned about the rate PORNography is growing?

About the Author:

DeBorrah K. Ogans is a Marriage Educator, licensed Christian Counselor and ordained minister. She is certified through the Sarasota Academy of Christian Counseling in Creation Therapy and holds a Master’s Degree in Biblical Clinical Counseling. DeBorrah is a Co-Founder along with her husband Randall of "Alpha 7 Ministries". DeBorrah has written extensively and has a plethora of columns that are widely published. She is the author of a pre-marital guide “How Do I Love Thee: Things You Need To Know Before You Say I Do”, and "Holy Matrimony: Now That You're Married". Please visit us at http://alpha7.org


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bayareagreatthing 7 years ago from Bay Area California

Wonderful Hub Deborrah! This is a subject that many churches think of as taboo or embarrassing to talk about. If I can share with you a fictional story I wrote about the subject on internet porn-

http://hubpages.com/relationships/Internet-Porn

Great Hub! I added it to my article for others to reference.


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DeBorrah K. Ogans 7 years ago Author

Bayareagreatthing,

Thank you for visiting again. I realize that this hub was not going to be welcomed with open arms. Thank you for being the first to comment!

You are right, this is a subject that is considered "taboo or embarassing to talk about" but it is important. Too many lives are being torn apart. I hope this hub will cause someone who is going through to seek a healthier way to resolve... It has really gotten out of hand.

I am looking forward to your fictional story.

Blessings


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Lady_E 7 years ago from London, UK

Wow! I admire you for adressing this issue and its extremely important as the enemy uses it to penetrate into lives and even Marriages. Sadly, its in churches - a lot of people living double lives and when they stand on the pulpit and there is no anointing in their message, they wonder why.

It can be addictive and I pray for any Christians who are struggling with it, to be set free.

Cheers. :)

Ps. That picutre is beautiful - I wonder if it's a church in Rome.


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DeBorrah K. Ogans 7 years ago Author

Lady E,

You are right about this. It is not favorably looked upon when you bring this to the forefront. Standing up for what is right is becoming more and more difficult, you then become a target. But, I know that it is important to bring this to the Light Because of how frequently it goes on. What makes it difficult is that we must come from a place of TRUTH when delivering the Word of God! When this is going on the message has no power behind it. Therefore a seducing spirit is operating. As you said ‘there is no anointing.” Many suffer… God is not pleased when this happens!

Yes, we must be prayerful because the times are so interesting. What God has said is wrong the world is saying its right. This is what makes it so easy for so many to get caught up, not realizing that this gives the enemy a stronghold. Too many marriages and families are being destroyed! This is why it is so important to know the Word of God for yourself!

Pornography is one of many forms of addiction. The Fruit of the Spirit tells us self control is possible. Yes we must pray for those who are bound in addiction! God is able!

Thank you

Blessings


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Mrs. Obvious 7 years ago from Northern California

Hi, this was very well written and you did a nice job of not judging others, but advocating help. There is a christian recovery group out there available now called Celebrate Recovery. They have a 12 step program for all your hurts, habits and hangups, not just for addicts of chemicals only. It really is a fantastic program. you can check out my hub called Celebrate Recovery is for everyone and link to it if you like. Keep up the good work.


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DeBorrah K. Ogans 7 years ago Author

Mrs. Obvious,

Thank You! It is always my agenda to advocate help and self improvement!

Thank you for recommending this program called Celebrate Recovery." This is a wonderul idea! Thank you for taking the time to stop by, please come again.

Blessings


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vrbmft 7 years ago from Yucaipa, California

Thanks for the hub, DeBorrah. We need to find better ways to support ourselves and our children being able to "own" their sexuality. You can't even say that sexuality is a "part" of who we are. Every cell in our body tells us whether we are a man or a woman and so our sexuality is integral to who we are. Unfortunately, too many of us, split off from our sexuality at a very early age and thus it becomes the secret part of ourselves and we know very little about meeting our sexual needs in upfront, assertive, and holy ways. Internet Porn is just a newer way to split off. As parents, we do not know how to sit and talk with our children about all that they feel as they move through adolescence and then what do do with all those feelings and impulses and urges other than to try to make them go away--splitting off. I don't know that I have answers, but I keep thinking about the answers and exploring ways that as parents we might model healthy sexuality for our children. We model our sexuality in just about everything we do. Well, maybe I could write a blog too, cause I am going on and on. It's just supposed to be a comment! Thanks again for the blog


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DeBorrah K. Ogans 7 years ago Author

Vrbtt, You are right about internet porn. However it has gotten out of hand. As you say “many split off from their sexuality” this is not healthy! This is why sex should be discussed openly. We are bombarded by commercials on sex related issues. Perhaps this can be used to bring the subject to the forefront with teens? I certainly don’t have all the answers but I do know we need to open up the dialogue. We need to seek out viable solutions to help avoid falling into porn or compulsive sexual addictions. Yes we must “model healthy sexuality to our children .” We must also lovingly confront them and reach out and help them when we know this is the case! No, its not easy but this is why we are parents! If adults are struggling imagine the pressures they are having….

We cannot undo what has been done. But we can move towards being open and willing to discuss sexual issues. How does one feel and what do they do with those feelings? How do you develop healthy sexual boundaries? What if you choose to have a sexual relationship outside of marriage? Is sex okay for teens? What does it do to their emotional development? Since you are older is sex outside marriage okay? Is this a double standard? What does God have to say about this? In this 21st century since “anything goes” it is often difficult for one to resist a sexual relationship. However one should be aware of the probable consequences of their choices. Herpes, STD’s, unwanted pregnancies, abortion, single parenthood…. The list goes on.

Thank you for sharing your thoughts and please do come again, Blessi


peacenhim 7 years ago

DeBorrah!! Interesting spelling of your name. I am so glad that you tackled this issue! The internet is such a pervasive tool which can either be used for "Good" or equally as strong for "Evil." And it is by our own choices in our how we select to use its invasive information. I was helping my daughter with a homework assignment one night; this has been a couple of years ago....and we had to google information on the dangers of pacifiers, a report she chose to do for health class. I had never been so shocked when "porn" sites started popping up! Luckily she does not own a computer and is subject to using ours for reports, but this proved how easily our teens are being subjected whether they innocently stumble across these type of sites or whether they search for them. THEY ARE IN YOUR FACE!! And it's no wonder they are sexually active at such an early age. Peer pressure has never been so strong in Middle Schools either, and I believe more youth ministers need to address this issue with teens; of course some parents would probably disagree but many Christians still walk around with blinders on. Thanks for sharing this, and your ministry!


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DeBorrah K. Ogans 7 years ago Author

PeacenHim, ALL things are open and there is nothing hidden from the Lord! Nothing happens in our lives that gets by Him! This is why it is so very important to know His WORD, have an intimate relationship with Him through Jesus Christ and learn to TRUST HIM! We are living in a time when GOOD is called evil, and evil is called GOOD! One needs to be aware of the many devices that the enemy uses to keep one away from living a GOD centered life!

ALL of God’s promises are true! God has promised to meet all of our needs. He CAN and will! This is why it is so important to live your life to please Him! It is important to be aware of the spiritual warfare that wants to discredit you and lead you away from living your life to please God. God does not operate in the darkness or undercover. This is why it is important to shine the Light on the darkness.

Pornography is just one of the many devices that is used to get a stronghold on one’s life and take them down a dark path. Talking openly and honestly about sex with both teens and or adults will remove a lot of the erroneous information. God’s design for sex has not changed. "Sex outside of marriage is like fire outside of a fireplace." The consequences of unbridled sexual freedom is all about us! It is possible to raise children that are not promiscuous as well as help those who are sexually active to find confidence in themselves and learn to respect their bodies and acquire self discipline as well as adults. In order to break an ongoing cycle of dysfunction; Adults also need to become better moral role models..... As Christians we really must start committing to living life God's WAY instead of following after the world!!! Thank you for sharing, please do come again, Blessings!


peacenhim 7 years ago

Very good lesson, and I agree whole heartedly!! And yes, we are definitely living in the times where "Good" is considered "Evil" and evil good as you stated. We can see it all around us, and if you're not in the Word, it's extremely easy to be deceived. Thank you again for this Hub! peace.


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TINA V 6 years ago

I agree with you that pornography is really growing in numbers. This is obvious even in the Hubpages community. It makes a person sense of reasoning so low and reflects a poor self-esteem. This is indeed a social problem we are facing today. This hub should be an eye opener to all readers.

This is a great hub!


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DeBorrah K. Ogans 6 years ago Author

PeacenHim, It is His WORD that illuminates our path! This is why it is important to encourage others to get to know the Lord through a personal intimate relationship with Jesus Christ, rather than just know of Him! There is a difference.

God really does want us to enjoy life! Pornography robs one of intimacy and the ability to properly relate sexually! The world at large does not embrace the things of God. The deception is when one waters down the TRUTH of His Word and replaces it with whatever is popular!

Thank you for sharing your comments, Blessings!


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DeBorrah K. Ogans 6 years ago Author

Tina V, Thank you for your comments. This is not an easy subject to approach. I knew that no one would be knocking down doors, but I knew it was the right thing to do! It has gotten out of hand; its really necessary! It is taking its toll on too many relationships and taking the self esteem of too many right along with it. Often causing one to lower the bar since they simply cannot compete with an illusion... It is possible to have a realistic mutually satisfying relationship!

THANK YOU! and Again Thank you for sharing, please do come again! Blessings!


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glassvisage 6 years ago from Northern California

This is an important Hub to post on this site. My class had an assignment about local policies, and someone did a project about porn filters on public library computers. It's certainly a growing problem, and you show that it's affecting all kinds of populations. Thank you!


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DeBorrah K. Ogans 6 years ago Author

Glassvisage, Thank You! I am so glad that this was helpful!

It has really gotten out of hand! It is growing within the church at an alarming rate! Many do not want it to come to the Light or openly discuss it... This is why I wrote this even if it only helps a few it is well worth it!

You are quite welcome! Thank you for taking the time to share your comments and visit! Please do come again you are always welcome! Blessings!


kristeen 6 years ago

Great blog DeBorrah! You are so right that being in the Word heals wounds and gets us on the right path. It changes our focus from worldly to Godly. Awesome. I hope this hub has reached many lost souls who are drowning in the sin of pornography and other sexual sins.


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DeBorrah K. Ogans 6 years ago Author

Kristeen, Thank you for stopping by! As a counselor I am sure you know the importance of discussing things openly. This is what facilitates embarking upon the doorway of healing! Again welcome! Your comments are much appreciated! In His love & Blessings!


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Char M 6 years ago from Pacific Coast

terrific! i help with a women's group at my local church who face various issues within their marriage. Pornogrophy and husbands becoming transvestites or transsexuals (i have faced both issues within marriages) are very relevant issues on the increase in christian communities. thank you for this hub.


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DeBorrah K. Ogans 5 years ago Author

Char M, Thank you for sharing! It is important that we openly discuss what God has to say about marriage and relationships! So many are going through challenging situations! For too long this subject has been ignored and this has caused a multitude to further go astray and get involved in a web of confusion! I pray your continued efforts to help others going through such difficult life experiences continue to be beneficial to all you come in contact with!

In HIS Love, Grace, Joy, Peace & Blessings! GOD BLESS YOU!


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DeBorrah K. Ogans 5 years ago Author

Eafblog, Yes, it is growing unfortunately... Perhaps bringing it to the Light will cause many more to seek help or simply quit! We must keepeEncouraging others to find healthier ways to get their needs met as well as building stronger intimate, transparent relationships!

Thank You for stopping by to share! Peace & Blessings!


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stars439 5 years ago from Louisiana, The Magnolia and Pelican State.

Mr.s Deborrah, this is a wonderful hub in discussing this major problem. I think it is a wonderful thing to take the time to see all the beauty in a person. Joann , and I have been married almost forty years. Joann has always had an ability to revealt to me, who I really am in many ways. I think women have a wonderful talent in showing men, flaws they don't want to see, or face sometimes. Marriage becomes something beautiful when there is love. You are so right about selfishness. When money becomes more important than anything else, then God only knows what can happen. God Bless You, and Your Precious loved ones. Fantastic hub.


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DeBorrah K. Ogans 5 years ago Author

Stars, I am so glad that this was beneficial! Pornography is designed to undermine the value of a healthy marriage and tempt one to be selfish and inconsiderate of the impact on their spouse... it is really a billion business about money not values!

When the Lord created us He wanted us to have satisfying, rewarding, fulfilling marriages. He took a rib from Adam's side in order to create Eve. They were a part of one another! There coming together was meant to be a beautiful experience without any shame! Our marriages should be a reflection of His Love for us! As long as we are on this side of Heaven there is the opportunity for growth and improvement, but we must be willing to accept correction... When we speak the TRUTH in Love this is possible! A great committed, loving, satisfying marriage with mutual respect, care and kindness is truly a gift from the Lord!

Thank you for sharing, In HIS Love, Grace, Joy, Peace & Blessings to you & Joann!


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Unchained Grace 5 years ago from Baltimore, MD

This subject should be both addressed and exposed more than it is. It has been the dealbreaker in more than a few Christian marriages and is not necessarily the last holdout of males exclusively.

Some will tell you that viewing pornography is better than straight up infidelity, but let's get real with the thing. Are you not having a fantasy about having sex with someone curently up on your screen or in some magazine. If it really does get you physically aroused, then what's the next step, folks? Do we go out and look for someone who looks like the porn star in the picture?

Excuses are just the tools of the devil to get you to cross the line. Don't. Many wonder why masturbation is considered a sin. Who are you thinking about at the time? The next step is the real potential for adultery. It's jut a small nudge for some people with a less than optimum home life or intimacy issues with their significant other. So, here's the process. Porn-Masturbation-Adultery.

Yeah, it's a touchy subject. I really thank the author for having the courage to bring it out.


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DeBorrah K. Ogans 5 years ago Author

Unchained Grace, You are right this is a touchy subject! My apologizes for the delay in acknowledging your annotations! Your comments help to increase the importance of confronting difficult issues that are too often overlooked! Your candid, frank expressions here are well spoken from a male/counselor’s point of view and serves to further enhance the topic of dealing with pornography/sexual issues! I believe that they will help others to serious think and also encourage seeking viable solutions… I think it is important that we openly discuss all subject matter especially when we know that the intent is to encourage and foster an environment where healing and deliverance is desired and welcomed! Dealing with various intimacy issues is a step into the right direction for building healthier relationships! May the Grace of our Heavenly Father be upon you!

Thank you again for stopping by to share, IN HIS Love, Grace, Joy, Peace and Blessings! God Bless You!


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oceansnsunsets 5 years ago from The Midwest, USA

Pornagraphy is a problem with whoever is looking at it, supporting it in any way. It is extra sad in a sense, in a Christian community if it is a problem, because it goes directly against Christian teachings. When people are believers, but go directly against the Bible in any way, they are hurting themselves and others, and giving into wrong desires. The bible speaks a lot on this, and gives answers also. Its a horrible cycle that needs to be broken. Its a very evil thing, and never seems to be satisfied, and only seems destructive in peoples lives. So whether Christian or non Christian, a person can be negatively affected by pornography in their lives. Addressing it head on, stopping it, is a good thing.


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DeBorrah K. Ogans 4 years ago Author

Oceansunsets, It is sad because pornography is a billion $$$$$ industry and the lists of victims are extremely ridiculous, its endless! There are so many unaddressed underlying issues that impact many! There is a great void here that needs to be filled in a healthier manner! Yes, as you stated: ”It is a horrible cycle that needs to be broken...”

I think that it is most helpful when we discuss the pitfalls of pornography! Just maybe someone will be motivated to stop or seek out help!

Thank you for stopping by to share your thoughts! Peace & Blessings!

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