The internet…it’s a great thing.  There’s so much knowledge to be discovered, friends and family to reconnect with.  It’s really quite amazing, yet sadly, it provides a more accessible opportunity to enter into sin and destruction because it allows people to engage in those behaviors in the privacy of their own homes…to do things in secret.  For those who wouldn’t dare be caught in an adult video store, there’s the easy access to pornography, or the gambler who doesn’t even have to leave home to lose thousands of dollars in the online casino.   What about the man who enters into the fantasy world of cyber sex while his wife is asleep or the predator who deceives young children?  What about the lonely girl who takes on a new (online) identity to fill some void in her life, only to end up feeling more empty inside, or the spiteful, deceitful woman who likes to play with people’s minds?  I’ve heard it all, and have seen the destruction that can occur, whether it be in my own life or others around me.  It is very sad and satan would like nothing more than to devour us all. I think we all need to be aware of his schemes and aware of our own weaknesses, whether it be online or out in the world in which we live every day.

“The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I (JESUS) came that they may have life, and have it abundantly.”  John 10:10 NASB

“The mind of sinful man is death, but the mind controlled by the Spirit is life and peace.”  Romans 8:6 NIV

“Search me, O God, and know my heart; test me and know my thoughts. Point out anything in me that offends you, and lead me along the path of everlasting life.”  Psalm 139:23-24 NLT