Kick the Habit

People that suffer with addiction often find that everyone has an opinion to offer on how to “kick the habit”. But one of the most successful things one can do is to have an accountability partner. Someone who they can reach out to for support and guidance when their cravings return. These helpers will even offer a “tough love” to help those suffering realize the destructive nature of their addiction.
However, if the addict chooses to indulge in secret, away from the eyes of their accountability partner, their efforts to beat the addition often fail.
Sin can be like an addition, it can feel good (for a while) and it might not even hurt anyone (until later), but just like the strongest drug, it cannot be conquered alone. We try to carry out our sin in darkness, away from others, but someone always sees, someone always knows.
The Bible talks a lot about Sin and how humans fail at trying to both beat it and hide it. For God sees everything.
I am watching them closely, and I see every sin. They cannot hope to hide from me. Jeremiah 16:17 (NLT)
¹³Nothing in all creation is hidden from God. Everything is naked and exposed before his eyes, and he is the one to whom we are accountable. Hebrews 4:13 (NLT)
Ouch! Even if we are awesome at keeping our sin a secret from our spouse, our family and our church, He always sees and we’ll have to explain ourselves someday.

Jesus is the ultimate accountability partner, always available, every ready to listen and have our backs.

Whatever you’re dealing with today, lean on Jesus. Ask Him to help you beat it, together you are unstoppable.
Prayer: Lord Jesus I need your help to take control over the things in my life I feel powerless against. Please direct my every step, guide each decision, AMEN

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