“One day Samson went to Gaza, where he saw a prostitute.” Judges 16:1
Based on who you want to become, what habit do you need to break?
“So get rid of every ﬁlthy habit and all wicked conduct. Submit to God and accept the word that he plants in your hearts, which is able to save you.” James 1:21 GN
How do you break a bad habit?
Make it difﬁcult to do.
“Do not set foot on the path of the wicked or walk in the way of evildoers. Avoid it, do not travel on it; turn from it and go on your way.” Proverbs 4:14-15 NIV
Five Major Triggers: Place — Time — Mood — Moment — People
“Walk with the wise and become wise, for a companion of fools suffers harm.” Proverbs 13:20 NIV
“Do not be misled: “Bad company corrupts good character.” 1 Corinthians 15:33 NIV
Why resist temptation tomorrow if I have the power to eliminate it today?
The habits you have today will shape who you will become tomorrow
“But he said to me, “My grace is sufﬁcient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me.” 2 Corinthians 12:9 NIV
“No temptation has overtaken you but such as is common to man; and God is faithful, who will not allow you to be tempted beyond what you are able, but with the temptation will provide the way of escape also, so that you will be able to endure it.” 1 Corinthians 10:13 NASB