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Port Hueneme church of Christ


Dealing With Lusts of the Flesh

1 Peter 2:11-12

by Mason French


  • Introduction
    • 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)
  • Conclusion
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