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The Greatest War

A general rule for battling lust

by Greg Asimakoupoulos
November 13, 2012

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The Greatest War

The head of secrets had his own,
but just like history has shown
unbridled passion foils fame
and brings the mighty down.

A general rule we're called to keep
relates to those with whom we sleep.
The marriage bed must be preserved
with sanctity and trust.

The greatest war we're called to win
is one that's lost time and again
and all because we fail to fight
an enemy called lust.

So, Lord, remind us of the cost
when battles of the mind are lost
and those we love are maimed for life
when we let down our guard.

* "Run from anything that stimulates youthful lusts. Instead, pursue righteous living, faithfulness, love, and peace. Enjoy the companionship of those who call on the Lord with pure hearts." 2 Timothy 2:22


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