Resisting sexual temptation. As for the discussion elsewhere with David, I gave up after several attempts. July 14, at 1: It has all the grievous character of lust, plus the violation of justice if either party is marriedand the violation of the virtue of piety. People can get incorrect perceptions of God by listening to Satan as he tells them how God doesn't love them, etc. I understand your frustration, but this site began and persists in communicating Biblical Grace in confrontation with authoritarian legalism. They bring forth some fruit. I'm just one. Intimate sins hurt beyond our bodies. The apostle James indicates that temptations arise from our own lusts Jam 1: This was how Susannah Wesley defined "sin" to her young son, John Wesley: In truth, it seems likely that most people realize that recent trends in our globalized world cannot be reversed. Dealing with accusations The fiery darts of the enemy in Ephesians 6: I believe confessing your sins is thanking Jesus that your sins have already been forgiven and He is your righteousness.