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6/8/12 at 07:54 AM 0 Comments

Dealing with Adultery,homosexuality and Fornication

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By Prince Chakanyuka

 You have dealt well with Your servant, O LORD, according to Your word. (Psalm 119:65)

Every Christian has to live according to what the bible says concerning his or her own life.Many are now focusing on other peoples lives and are forgetting to perfect they lives by the word. Gays and Lesbians have come under a barrage of attacks from christians yet they themselves are living inadultery,deceit,lies and life of fornication .Gays and Lesbians have accepted who they are and they have have to deal with their lives according with the word.The same God who hates homosexuality is same one who also hates adultery and fornication.To deal with all these issues every christian has to live according to the word of his grace.

David was a man who basically lived by grace (that is, by depending on the Lord to work in his life).Remember David at one time commited adultery and murdered a man because of his lust.Consequently, he trusted in the word of God ("the word of His grace" — Act 20:32). David lived according to God's word. Psalm 119 bears substantial testimony of what can happen when one lives in this manner. "You have dealt well with Your servant, O LORD, according to Your word." This strategic phrase ("according to Your word" ) has two implications: living in line with God's word and living by the provisions of God's word. Therefore, those who live according to God's word not only find their direction in the Scriptures, they find resource there as well.

Many fruitful and respected Bible teachers (like C. H. Spurgeon) are convinced that David was the human instrumental author of Psalm 119. Whether this is true or not is incidental to our present meditation. In this majestic Psalm, the Holy Spirit (the ultimate author) depicts the all-inclusive nature of living according to the word. Every person on earth begins their life with a sin problem (guilty, condemned, alienated from God).

If a person wants to have their life cleaned up spiritually, they can see that accomplished according to God's Word. "How can a young man cleanse his way? By taking heed according to Your word" (Psalm 119:9). Anyone who will pay close attention to the message of the scriptures will find therein God's provision of forgiveness and salvation. "Let Your mercies come also to me, O LORD — Your salvation according to Your word" (Psalm 119:41). God's merciful salvation (from sin and unto godliness) is enjoyed by those who call upon Him wholeheartedly. "I entreated Your favour with my whole heart; Be merciful to me according to Your word" (Psalm 119:58).

Every person who has found new life through the Lord's merciful salvation eventually encounters times when a reviving is needed. The difficulties of life seem to choke all spiritual vitality out of us. It is time to call upon the Lord and turn to His word. "I am afflicted very much; Revive me, O LORD, according to Your word" (Psalm 119:107).

Sometimes, the battle is so intense that our inner man seems to be smashed face down in the dirt. Again, it is time to seek the Lord in His word. "My soul clings to the dust; Revive me according to Your word" (Psalm 119:25). Yes, in God's word, we find direction for our lives and replenishing of our lives

Instead of attacking each other lets encourage one another and pray for those who are in difficulty situations.Lets encourage them to use the Word of God as a therapy for their souls.

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