Lust has become pervasive in our culture to the point that sexuality has become a negative - contaminating what God intended as a gift. Learn how to reclaim sexuality and sex as God originally planned as you cut through the deceptive lies of lust. See through new eyes enjoy a life of purity as you follow the steps in this countercultural guide.
Lust isn't just a guy problem it's a human problem. And unless we honestly confront it, lust will destroy our relationships and our lives. Joshua Harris, author of the runaway bestseller I Kissed Dating Goodbye, calls a generation bombarded with images of sexual sin back to the freedom and joy of holiness. This "PG-rated" book straightforward without being graphic speaks to those entrenched in lust or just flirting with temptation. Honestly sharing his own struggles, Harris exposes lust's tactics and helps readers create a personal plan for fighting back. Men and women will find hope in God's grace and learn the secrets to lasting change.
Neither sex nor sexuality is our enemy. We need to rescue our sexuality from lust so we can experience it as God intended.
Bestselling author Joshua Harris shows you how lust deceives you. Specific and honest without being graphic, this bookfor both men and womenwill guide you in creating a custom plan for fighting lust and celebrating purity.
Praise for Sex Is Not the Problem (Lust Is)
"For your joy and Christs honor, I commend this book to you. It is realistic, practical, and hope-giving."
-John Piper, pastor of Bethlehem Baptist Church, Minneapolis
"A beautiful blend of grace and truth. Joshua Harris raises high standards of holiness while carefully avoiding legalism. I highly recommend it."
-Randy Alcorn , bestselling author of The Treasure Principle and The Purity Principle
"I am very encouraged that my longtime friend Josh Harris has written a book about lust. May God use this book to keep many from allowing their minds to become the devils playground."
-Rebecca St. James, singer/songwriter
Story Behind the Book
"I was preparing a message on lust when I realized that the book I wanted to consult hadnt been written. That book would make it clear that only Jesus Christ can free us from the hopeless treadmill of shame and guilt that so many well-intentioned people end up on. It would instill a love for holiness and a hatred for sin without dragging the readers imagination through the gutter. And it would be for both men and women, because Ive learned that lust isnt just a guy problemit s a human problem."
Joshua Harris lives outside Washington, D.C., in Gaithersburg, Maryland, where he is a pastor at Covenant Life Church. He speaks nationally and leads an annual conference for college students called New Attitude. Joshua and his wife Shannon have two children.
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