Get ready for battle

Having a battle plan is also crucial for victory. You need to know what to expect, what kind of counterattacks Satan will throw at you. You also will need plans for how you will respond, and who will be making sure you follow through on your plan. Watch the video and check out the information below. Learn how to put on the armor of God and begin the path to conquering porn.

Your Battle Plan

You’ve taken the first four steps to conquering the pattern of pornography in your life—Congratulations! We thank God for your progress and the people of God do, too.

But not everyone does.

The Devil hates the new plan for your life. He hates the idea of you turning to God in your trouble instead of sin. He hates that you are finding your identity and joy in God’s grace and not in your obedience (or lack of it) to God. He despises everything about your new attitude and plan for life.

And he won’t sit around and let it happen.

“Therefore, put on the full armor of God,” the Apostle Paul urges. Get ready for battle. Get ready to stand your ground against the spiritual forces of evil.

What does that mean for your life today? Below is at least a partial list of ideas we’ve found helpful in the battle against sexual immorality. And it is critically important that you plan to take that next step.

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Fast Forward

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Note: None of these ideas substitute for Steps 1-4 on this website. Rather, they are additional tools to conquer porn through Christ. Now it is time to take the next step.

Step 1: Get Real About The Wreckage

Step 1: Get Real About The Wreckage

Porn is so common in our world that we may be tempted to think it is harmless. Nothing could be further from from the truth.
September 8, 2015/by CtC Team
Step 2: Get Back To God's Grace

Step 2: Get Back To God’s Grace

This is the most important step and the one that is most often overlooked. Watch Pastor Mike Novotny's video to hear that your heavenly Father loves you desperately and has sent his Son to show it. In the power of forgiveness and compelled by his love, get motivated to face Satan and this sin head on.
September 8, 2015/by CtC Team
Step 3: Get Rid Of Porn

Step 3: Get Rid Of Porn

Because of the addictive nature of this sin, conquering it takes an intense spiritual, emotional, and physical struggle. It's important to accurately portray the fierceness of that struggle, so that you don't underestimate it. But we also try to show that despite all the power that Satan has going for him, Christ is infinitely stronger.
September 8, 2015/by CtC Team
Step 4: Get Accountable To Others

Step 4: Get Accountable To Others

Both research and the experience of millions of people fighting various addictions show that personal accountability is a make or break factor. With it, victory is much more likely. Without it, victory is practically impossible.
September 8, 2015/by CtC Team
Get Ready for Battle

Step 5: Get Ready For Battle

Having a battle plan is also crucial for victory. You need to know what to expect, what kind of counterattacks Satan will throw at you. You also will need plans for how you will respond, and who will be making sure you follow through on your plan.
September 8, 2015/by CtC Team
Take The Next Step

Take The Next Step

The next and hardest step is to tell someone. Now is the time absolutely to trust your Savior, likely more than you have ever had to trust him in the past.
September 8, 2015/by CtC Team