Youthful lust are the works of flesh, they open a big gap between man and God. Here are 13 point agenda for you to flee from these lustful desires. Now let’s ride.
Flee also youthful lusts: but follow righteousness, faith, charity, peace, with them that call on the Lord out of a pure heart. 2 Timothy 2:22
1. Be born again
This is the first and initial step you must take. You must first surrender to the almighty if you want to overcome youthful lust. All you just have to do is to accept Jesus Christ as your personal Lord and savior. And then you are on your to the life of victory.
2. Study the word
Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path. This is the number one spiritual weapon if you must overcome the works of the flesh. You must stay connected with word always to help and direct your path. Joshua 1:8
This book of the law shall not depart out of thy mouth; but thou shalt meditate therein day and night, that thou mayest observe to do according to all that is written therein: for then thou shalt make thy way prosperous, and then thou shalt have good success.
3. Stay away from bad companies.
Show me your friend and I will tell you who you are. Evil communication corrupts good manners. If you want to flee from youthful lust one of the ways is to stay away from bad companies and start keeping good companies. They will only help you fulfill the works of the flesh. When you see them, you had better flee from them.
4. Say NO to Sexual Immoralities.
Sex before marriage is an evil fruit from the devil to defile the body, soul and spirit. Any sexual sin automatically cut one from the presence of God, because you are not only defiling the body only but also defiling the temple of God which is your body, soul and spirit.
5. Avoid extra Affairs
Stay away from any form of immoralities. Don’t go into relationship if you are not ready for marriage. Don’t let anyone play with your heart; your heart is too precious to be tampered with. Don’t experiment with your body for any practical; your body is the temple of the most high God.
6. Live holy.
Without holiness, no one will see God. Holiness must be your lifestyle, is not optional but it’s compulsory and is a must because the Lord says, be ye holy for I am holy.
7. Listen to anointed Tapes and CDs
What you listen has high capacity to affect your inner man. So therefore, start listening to spiritual tapes and CDs, to help you maintain the pace so you won’t get disconnected.
8. Watch what you watch
The things you watch can penetrate down into your soul and spirit. You must watch what you watch. Let your mind and eyes be set on spiritual things.
9. Separate yourself
One of the surest ways of overcoming youthful lust is to separate yourself from the crowd. Don’t join the multitude in doing what is not right. Come out from the crowd and separate yourself from them.
10. Be self-disciplined.
Self-discipline is simply doing what is right whether it is convenient or not. If you want to be one of the best, you must be self-discipline. There isn’t any need for you to do what others are doing just because they are doing it.
11. Have the courage to say NO.
Many people find it hard to turn down request. My friend, any proposal in a form of sin is being submitted, your answer should be capital NO. Do you care for a drink, NO.? Do you care for cigarette, NO.? Do you care to follow me to my boyfriend’s place, NO.? Do you care to club tonight, NO. Taste this alcohol it won’t harm you, NO.
Do you know you can still say NO and still be nice?
12. Avoid any ungodly relationship.
Disconnect yourself from any relationship that is not profitable to the kingdom of God. Any relationship that’s not glorifying God, please flee from it and don’t look back.
13. Stay Focus.
The last but not the least on the list is staying focus. Don’t get distracted from any form of distractions. Just stay focus and stick to your plans.
Here are 13 ways to flee from youthful lust. Hope you were able to capture one or two point. You can add yours too in the comment box below. Thank you and Stay blessed.focus