Running the Race for Sexual Purity

Charting our lusts

The Big Race

Joining in
What is the race like?
Can I make it?
Does it really matter?

Getting Ready
Getting in Shape
Your Trainers
Distance Training
Course Overview

Crossing the Line
Readying the Mind
Crossing the line
Down and up

Learning well
Life perspectives
Puzzle pieces
Gaining confidence
Perspective on pleasure
Designs to study
Expert Procedures
Design & freedom
Mastering the Course
Deciding to Win

Running the Race
Gaining stamina
Overcoming hurdles
Roadside cheer
Feeling overwhelmed
Thoughts controlled!

See the emptiness and
pain of a lust-filled life.

Porn attack! Fight back

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Running the Race:

Overcoming Sexual Sins and Lusts

Paul J. Bucknell

Reaching Our Destination

Joining in | Getting Ready | Crossing the Line | Running the Race


Purpose: Crossing the Line! gives us an update where we are going in this strategic race to overcome sexual lusts and find sexual purity.

Going places can be exciting!

In this third section we will discuss where the race ends up. We will try to answer the questions,

  • "What does it mean to be sexually pure?"

But perhaps even more important are the questions,

  • "Why did God design us this way?"
  • "Why did He say, each part of us including our sexual aspects are 'very good?'"

I have found that the more excited I am about where I am going, the more fun the trip is.

finish lineEvery race has a starting line, a finish line and some basic rules. Some basic rules that do not need to be said include the need for everyone to start at the starting line and pass the finish line.

After hearing my cousin finishing the 26 mile–long Boston marathon, my daughter said she could beat everyone. We all wondered what she meant. She is not a runner. Her special rule was that she was placed 5 minutes before the finish line! Our whole family laughed. We all knew she was jesting. In real life no one can win if they start ahead of the others.

This battle with sexual lusts is the same. We would love some magic formula that all of a sudden cuts us clean from that whole painful lifestyle and restore us to a wholesome one! But there is no magic.

However, there are a lot of amazing helps. This is where we fit in. We hope that through the unveiling of God's truth on these particular matters, we will all cross that finish line of sexual purity together. We need to reclaim the lost control of our lives. Through God's power and love we can do it!

Let's first see how far we have already come. You might be surprised.

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