- 1. Today the world exalts the flesh and wrongful lusts are honored.
- 2. Our heroes have disappeared.
- 3. Success is viewed as the one with the most toys, possessions, exploits.
- 4. Three reasons given for abstaining from fleshly lusts
- I. WE ARE STRANGERS AND PILGRIMS
- A. World Not Our Home (1 John 2:15)
- 1. Requires a lot of thought (Philippians 4:8; Ecclesiastes 7:2)
- 2. Focus on home (1 Chronicles 29:15)
- II. FLESHLY LUSTS
- A. War With Our Soul
- 1. Major list (Galatians 5:19-21)
- 2. The answer (2 Corinthians 10:2-5)
- III. OUTSIDERS ARE WATCHING
- A. Be Honorable
- 1. Passages to consider (Matthew 5:16; Titus 2:17; James 2:18)