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Let me begin by asking the question, “What is a Christian?” A Christian is someone who believes that Jesus is the Christ, God’s anointed Son and lets that anointing influence “all” aspects of life and living. A Christian is someone who so identifies with Jesus that Jesus also identifies with them. I would submit the problem today is not so much individuals claiming identification with Him but whether Jesus claims and verifies His acceptance of us.

For some time now, the Church has been under pressure to offer a response to the above-mentioned question. There was a time when nearly everybody we knew could immediately and rightly answer this question. But it is not so now. Actually, many questions are being raised in our time about things we used to know quite well. Frankly, we have and continue to witness such change, such revolution in thought and morals, such disarray in ethics, such breakdown of tradition, and such religious insecurity that everything today is being questioned.

Those who wish to redefine sexual ethics so that ‘gay is OK’ are all around us. We know them, we may be friends with them, we may see them at the family reunion or work with them every day. Today, more than ever, the Church must take a courageous and intelligent stand on the issue of homosexual practice. Much of the debate occurring today regarding homosexual practice has resulted due to the approaches of homosexual advocates in their usage of interpreting the Scriptures. In fact, the current raging debate is really about the interpretation and use of Scripture.

If I define myself as a Christian, meaning I am a follower of Jesus Christ and all of His teachings, then whatever I personally feel or think must always take a back seat to whom God is and what He has clearly said. In other words, “Am I still serious about the spiritual, ethical, and social demands of Jesus Christ upon my life?”

There are those who argue that the Scriptures which clearly define homosexual practice as a sin have been taken entirely out of context and have been mistranslated. Are you and I really to believe that the Bible translators got it wrong each and every time (five different times), and in two different Testaments, and only on the Scriptures regarding homosexual practice? Those who promote homosexual practice as an OK, alternate lifestyle with God don’t seem to have any problem with other Scriptures that condemn such sins as adultery or fornication. The fact remains and the truth will continue to prevail that the Scriptures in Leviticus 18:22; 20:13, Romans 1:24-27 and 1 Corinthians 6:9-10 (to mention just a few) are each mentioned in the context of sexual and immoral behavior. The context is abundantly clear – a variety of behaviors are prohibited; homosexual practice, along with adultery and fornication, is one of them.

A Christian’s life is a life lived in loyalty to Jesus Christ. The Christian life is also a life to be lived in His service and to His honor. And, a Christian is a man or woman that so identifies with Jesus that even that which may sorely tempt them still causes the individual to be fully and unconditionally committed to the Authority of Scripture, committed to Jesus, and forever fervent in following Him.

In terms of Scripture and the Church, the authority of Scripture and the Church’s integrity is compromised when those professing to be Christian misrepresent Christianity. When people claiming to follow Christ Jesus misrepresent Him through immorality, a Christian needs to speak up and present truth. If certain individuals are comfortable or accepting of homosexual practice, that is one matter; however, when statements or beliefs are presented as though homosexual practice now has the blessings of Christianity, now we have a problem.

Within the entire Word of God, there is not a single positive statement offered that homosexual practice is acceptable to God. Each and every time it is mentioned it is always (no exceptions) as a behavior in which a person is to refrain from practicing.

Let the world change its beliefs with regard to homosexual practice but a Christian must not. Let others close their eyes to moral concerns, but Christians must not. True, faithful followers of all the teachings of Christ Jesus must continue to live with conviction, commitment, and constancy.

Today, while the world continues to wax worse and worse, there is still something in a name and it is our privilege and responsibility to show it. Today’s Christian must be totally and completely committed to Christ, constant in obedience, and of contagious faith. That is what being a Christian is all about.

Clearly, the world is drowning in a sea of lust. Personally, I believe the growing acceptance of homosexual practice is one of the indications that civilization is on the verge of complete and total ruin. However, in all fairness, so is sexual promiscuity between heterosexuals. Unholy behavior between a man and a woman is not a more righteous form of sin than the same behavior between two people of the same sex. It may be more natural, but it is not more holy.

Can a Christian support homosexual practice? No. Homosexual practice runs completely and thoroughly against all Christian teaching and conduct and can in no way be supported by the Holy Scriptures.

A Christian is an individual that has been marked as a person intent to copy Jesus and imitate His example. Therefore, how could homosexual practice ever disclose the character of God?

Christians are those who believe that Jesus is the Christ, and are fully identified with Him in the business of life. And what was the business of His life? The business of Jesus was disclosing the character of God, identifying with human need, sharing the love of God, and gathering people into the fellowship of care.

Ultimately, becoming a Christian and continuing as a Christian calls for a settled will to live as Jesus requires in all matters of faith and practice.

Pastor Phillip Lee
Executive Director
His Way Out Ministries

His Way Out has been faithfully ministering to men and women seeking a way out of sexually broken lifestyles since 1994. We could not do it without the support of Christians like you. Every dollar that you give to His Way Out Ministries helps to further this vital ministry. Won’t you take a minute to prayerfully consider a monthly donation to His Way Out? Please consider making a one-time donation or set up a secure monthly PayPal contribution on our donation page at https://www.hiswayout.com/donate/. Thank you, Pastor Phillip Lee

Each Saturday morning beginning at 7:30am (PST) on KERI 1410AM, and live streamed at www.wilkinsradio.com, His Way Out Ministries offers a 30-minute broadcast dedicated to equipping, educating, and encouraging the Body of Christ to reach out and minister to individuals, families, and churches impacted by the brokenness of same-sex attraction.

Season 5, Episode 22
Special Guest: Joe Dallas, ordained pastoral counselor, speaker, and author of numerous books including Speaking of Homosexuality, The Gay Gospel, When Homosexuality Hits Home, and The Complete Christian Guide to Understanding Homosexuality.

Pastor Phillip and Joe Dallas continue discussing Can Homosexuals Really Change, What is Pro-Gay Theology, What is the Real Crisis We Face Today, Truth and Grace, The Gay Christian, and When Homosexuality Hits Home.

HWOM Podcast with Joe Dallas pt2
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Joe Dallas

All past episodes of His Way Out Ministries Radio Broadcast are available by following THIS LINK or selecting the “Audio Podcast” category below.

Is it possible the New Testament is more relevant today than ever before? I offer the question because I am convinced if we are to help victims of sexual and relational brokenness, we must return to, if not recover, the spiritual principles of transformation. We find those principles in Romans 12:2, where it says, “Do not conform any longer to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind.” Please note that this is a command addressed to each and every person. The command “be transformed” is not an option. Therefore, today, the ministry of transformation must be a vital part of a renewed church.

Every Christian can attest to the fact that the world desires to shape us, not in the image of God, but in the image of the world. Scripturally and spiritually-speaking, transformation takes place, according to Romans 12:2, “by the renewing of your mind.” Clearly, when we set our minds on obedience to God’s Word and purposely and intentionally surrender our problems into God’s care, we are renewed. In 2 Corinthians 4:16, it states, “…inwardly we are being renewed day by day.” This is an inward process that takes time and none of us has “made it.”

We choose to allow God to take charge of our healing process. God never coerces us. Far too many people today conveniently blame biology or heredity for their behavior. This is particularly true with regard to same-sex attraction. No, we do not choose our environment or our heredity, but we do choose how we react to them.

There is no doubt the renewing of our mind begins with surrender and obedience to God. At some point, the person decides, “I’m doing it God’s way.” Personally, I remain convinced that any individual that fully and unconditionally surrenders their life to Christ Jesus, can, over time, experience victory over the many and various forms of sexual brokenness.

Within the transformation process is our responsibility of seeing ourselves as a Christian, that we are loved by God and that Jesus has paid the penalty for our sins. This Scriptural fact is vital in transformation with the realization possibly happening any time during the process of transformation.

The belief by some that change is impossible for the same-sex attracted individual is a huge impediment to any homosexual deciding to begin the change process. That is why it is critically important we help people understand that homosexual behavior is never isolated in the Bible from other sins but always mentioned with other sins. God tells us through His Word that homosexuality is wrong because homosexual behavior is bad for us. Understanding and agreeing with this truth as the action of a loving God who wants the best for us, allows us to surrender to God and begin the process of change.

Too often, when we think of salvation, we think of it in our initial choice to follow Jesus. But rarely do we view our salvation as a process, which entails many choices and a string of deliverances. Our humanity, out of which our sexuality flows, will continue to bear the mark of the fallen age. But that does not minimize God’s power. Experiencing temptation, feeling irrationally threatened, acknowledging the need for ongoing accountability simply places us in a dynamic process of becoming whole.

C.S. Lewis once wrote, “No amount of falls will really undo us if we keep picking ourselves up each time. We will, of course, be very muddy and tattered children by the time we reach home, but the bathrooms are ready, the towels put out and the clean clothes are waiting. The only fatal thing is to lose one’s temper and give up. It is when we notice the dirt, that God is present in us. It is the very sign of His presence.”

Indeed, Romans 12:2 gives all Christians one of two choices – either to conform to an increasingly sexually broken world or be individuals of transformation. The Bible is full of people who changed. God loves us far too much to leave us in sin and God always offers us a way out.

God help us to understand that obedience, not success, is your will and desire.

Pastor Phillip Lee
Executive Director
His Way Out Ministries

His Way Out has been faithfully ministering to men and women seeking a way out of sexually broken lifestyles since 1994. We could not do it without the support of Christians like you. Every dollar that you give to His Way Out Ministries helps to further this vital ministry. Won’t you take a minute to prayerfully consider a monthly donation to His Way Out? Please consider making a one-time donation or set up a secure monthly PayPal contribution on our donation page at https://www.hiswayout.com/donate/. Thank you, Pastor Phillip Lee

Each Saturday morning beginning at 7:30am (PST) on KERI 1410AM, and live streamed at www.wilkinsradio.com, His Way Out Ministries offers a 30-minute broadcast dedicated to equipping, educating, and encouraging the Body of Christ to reach out and minister to individuals, families, and churches impacted by the brokenness of same-sex attraction.

Season 5, Episode 21
Special Guest: Joe Dallas, ordained pastoral counselor, speaker, and author of numerous books including Speaking of Homosexuality, The Gay Gospel, When Homosexuality Hits Home, and The Complete Christian Guide to Understanding Homosexuality.

Joe begins our broadcast by sharing his story of how same-sex attraction impacted his life and what ultimately caused him to surrender to the Lordship of Christ. We ultimately turn our attention to and discuss: Can Homosexuals Really Change, What is Pro-Gay Theology, What is the Real Crisis We Face Today, Truth and Grace, The Gay Christian, and When Homosexuality Hits Home.

HWOM Podcast with Joe Dallas pt1
– Download MP3 –

Joe Dallas

All past episodes of His Way Out Ministries Radio Broadcast are available by following THIS LINK or selecting the “Audio Podcast” category below.

Three weeks ago, a very unexpected storm came my way that I just didn’t see coming. I landed in the hospital for three days largely due to complications in combating and controlling my HIV. It was the hospital stay and then two weeks at home to fully recover that enabled me to ponder and visit places in my heart that even today flood my soul.

Today attempts to divert theological arguments regarding homosexuality rather than solve them are widening. Battles over homosexuality in churches have been raging for decades and continue today. Tragically, Sunday after Sunday, men and women gather for worship as though nothing has happened. Caught in the middle of this dark draft are men and women struggling with unwanted same-sex attraction. What are they to do? Where are they to go? Who will protect and defend them?

It is beyond tragic that much of the Church has become ensnared and bound by the false belief that in order to be effective in ministering to an individual with same-sex attraction, they must have struggled with same-sex attraction as well. Frankly, for the majority, this has become a matter of convenience to do nothing. Compounding the crisis is the absence of conviction.

One of my absolute all-time favorite movies, directed by Robert Redford, is A River Runs Through It. It is a story about a Presbyterian minister in Montana with two sons. One son most definitely takes a more conventional approach to life while the other is a bit of a rascal. The two men take undeniably different paths in life but remain held together by the bond of family unity and respect. Sadly, at the end of the story, the renegade son is shot in a gambling dispute and dies. At the end of the film, the father is preaching. His sermon comes from Scripture and focuses on the often limitations of love. He says, “Often times those we love are the most unwilling or unable to accept our love. We reach out, but what we offer is not accepted. And, so we find that the help we offer is unwanted – but, we can love them all the same. We can love completely, even without complete understanding.”

Caught in the middle of the spiritual vacuum of “say nothing, do nothing” with regard to homosexuality and related issues, is the repentant homosexual that has not only abandoned the sexual sin of homosexual practice but a whole network of support and an identity as well. Surrendering unconditionally to the Lordship of Christ, they enter Church (many for the first time in their lives) with nothing. God, having brought them to a place of repentance, feel very frightened, vulnerable, and very, very alone.

I freely admit that I remain perplexed and deeply troubled by those in the Church that are terrified, if not paralyzed by the gay rights movement, and want to see any further legitimization of homosexuality stopped dead in its tracks but remain hesitant and unwilling to offer ministry to those who desire to come out of the behavior. This makes absolutely no sense.

Today, more than ever, we are in need of churches that will not sidestep truth or grace but offer crystal clear truth on a host of issues, including homosexuality, toward every person. Frankly, this is exactly what the Church was called to be from the beginning and it is exactly what people are looking for today. It is a Church just like this that saved my life.

Over these past 28 years of my new life in Christ, I have shared numerous times the heart-wrenching fact that all those I once ran with are now gone. To this day, their names, faces, their laughs, haunt me. I clearly and vividly remember a phone call with my closest and dearest friend just before he passed away with AIDS. He remained in San Francisco long after God had transported me back to Bakersfield in 1985 when and where everything in my life changed. The last thing he said to me over a phone conversation was, “Phillip, we don’t understand what has happened to you, but whatever it is, keep it up.” Indeed, I continue to be haunted by waters.

Many know and understand the importance and significance of reaching the unreached peoples of the world for Christ Jesus. What about the unreached homosexual population? We, the Christian community, have a lot to learn about bringing Jesus to the gays and lesbians who hopefully will one day knock at the doors of our churches. How about, “If you struggle with homosexuality and feel trapped – there is hope! Come on into Church and investigate the roots and causes of your struggle with homosexuality. We will walk with you as you look past the surface, deep into your heart, and consider God’s will for your life.”

It is the clarity of the Holy Scriptures that should compel each and every faithful follower of Christ Jesus to be a light where there is darkness, rather than hiding our witness from those who need it. Today, no one, with integrity, can continue to condemn a behavior or a group of people while doing so very, very little to see things improve.

Listen. Do you hear the waters?

Pastor Phillip Lee
Executive Director
His Way Out Ministries

His Way Out has been faithfully ministering to men and women seeking a way out of sexually broken lifestyles since 1994. We could not do it without the support of Christians like you. Every dollar that you give to His Way Out Ministries helps to further this vital ministry. Won’t you take a minute to prayerfully consider a monthly donation to His Way Out? Please consider making a one-time donation or set up a secure monthly PayPal contribution on our donation page at https://www.hiswayout.com/donate/. Thank you, Pastor Phillip Lee

His Way Out Ministries Podcasts are dedicated to equipping, educating, and encouraging the Body of Christ to reach out and minister to individuals, families, and churches impacted by the brokenness of same-sex attraction.

Dr. Michael Brown

Season 3, Episode 23
Dr. Michael L. Brown, founder and president of FIRE School of Ministry, Director of the Coalition of Conscience, and host of the daily, nationally, syndicated talk radio show, The Line of Fire, joins Pastor Phillip Lee to continue their discussion, focusing on the question, “Can you be gay and a Christian?” Scripture is abundantly clear that ‘change’ is possible. Today however, especially in America, little is being offered which promotes this truth about homosexuality.

Listen online or download the podcast.

Authority and the Process of Change with Michael Brown pt2 – Download MP3 –

All past episodes of His Way Out Ministries Radio Broadcast are available by following THIS LINK or selecting the “Audio Podcast” category to the right.

Few things are more effective than people who learn how to be “a friend (who) loves at all times” (Proverbs 17:17) while not being afraid to uphold God’s truth that “better is open rebuke than hidden love.” (Proverbs 27:5)

Pure, true, undefiled love seeks nothing higher than the welfare of people – all people. Today, Christians with gay-identified loved ones are often eager to share the Good News of Christ, but they wonder how they can do so without sounding judgmental. Churches too, want to be involved with ministry to homosexuals, but they are often hesitant being too unsure of how to proceed.

Personally, I remain convinced more men and women would find freedom from sexual and relational brokenness if they would stop being told what they want to hear, instead of what they need to know. God is more than able to bring good out of trouble and no matter what the issue may be regarding a person’s sexuality, God can heal it!

When considered objectively, the Scriptures are not silent concerning homosexuality. Within the totality of Scripture, the practice of homosexuality is always mentioned as a violation of God’s divine intent for human sexuality. The major references to homosexuality in Scripture are:

Leviticus 18:22; 20:13; Romans 1:18-32; 1 Corinthians 6:9; 1 Timothy 1:10; Genesis 19′ 2 Peter 2:7 and Jude 1:7.

There is no way Biblically to arrive at any other conclusion than the practice of homosexuality is a perversion of divine order. Furthermore, to stand and condemn homosexual practice in all its forms is not a symptom of homophobia or narrow-minded bigotry. It is to stand on the side of righteousness and truth and to be obedient to the One who said, “You shall be holy, for I am holy.” (1 Peter 1:16) For The Body of Christ, God the Father is the only One we should seek to please.

Sometimes, I believe we Christians over spiritualize things when what really needs to take place is a willingness and follow-through of taking practical steps. Therefore, permit me to offer a few illustrations and ministry guidelines when seeking to reach and reason with an individual in the throws of a battle with same-sex attraction.

Question: I have a hunch someone I know is struggling with homosexuality. How do I approach him?

Answer: When approaching anyone based upon a “hunch,” the potential for doing more harm than good is considerable. Your goal is not to expose someone’s homosexuality but to unearth and minister to the underlying problems. First and foremost, educate yourself on the factors that contribute to same-sex attraction. This will enable you to look beyond someone’s behavior and see a person.

Question: How do I introduce a gay person to Christ?

Answer: Why should ministry to a gay person be approached differently from ministry to anyone else? Evangelism should never be considered or conditioned on an individual’s difference. Also, introducing someone to Christ isn’t the end. The Lord directs us to “go and make disciples…” (Matthew 28:19)

Question: Should we or how do we bring up the subject of homosexuality in our family?

Answer: Absolutely! There is nothing healthy about avoidance or denial. Freedom comes to those who choose to live in the light. (Ephesians 5:8) Call a family meeting with all the family knowing in advance the topic of discussion.

Question: Should we tell our friends and church family about our son coming out or remain silent?

Answer: Most families (Christian families in particular) become riddled with guilt and shame when becoming aware of a child’s homosexuality. However, remaining silent is unproductive and not healthy. If your church is not a safe place to seek caring support, find it elsewhere. Also, should you discuss your child’s homosexuality with others, extend to your child the courtesy of knowing whom you’ve told.

Question: Should I call or mail information to someone that isn’t interest in change?

Answer: Be careful. First, lay aside your need to prove to him the error of his ways. Pray the Holy Spirit will convict him. Ultimately, if your motives are not pure you just might have an opposite effect.

Question: How so we respond to our daughter wanting to bring her partner to our home?

Answer: First and foremost, clearly define the moral standards of your home while remembering your child’s gay friends are not going to encourage righteousness, so where will they see authenticity? Tolerance is a two-way street, and it’s perfectly fine to ask your daughter to extend to you the same tolerance she expects from you. In many cases, to arrive at a godly decision with many concerns that will surface – take homosexuality out of the equation.

Question: Should we force our child to go to counseling?

Answer: While letting your child know there is an option to same-sex attraction, forced counseling rarely works. Encourage your child to speak with an ex-gay man or woman.

Ideally, if one wanted to know how God feels and thinks about homosexuality and homosexual people, one should only have to look at the response of the Christian community. Our calling and mandate then, is to be His visible expression of both His heart and His mind towards homosexual people and homosexuality itself. Our challenge is to be full of grace balanced with truth.

Pastor Phillip Lee
Executive Director
His Way Out Ministries

His Way Out has been faithfully ministering to men and women seeking a way out of sexually broken lifestyles since 1994. We could not do it without the support of Christians like you. Every dollar that you give to His Way Out Ministries helps to further this vital ministry. Won’t you take a minute to prayerfully consider a monthly donation to His Way Out? Please consider making a one-time donation or set up a secure monthly PayPal contribution on our donation page at https://www.hiswayout.com/donate/. Thank you, Pastor Phillip Lee

His Way Out Ministries Podcasts are dedicated to equipping, educating, and encouraging the Body of Christ to reach out and minister to individuals, families, and churches impacted by the brokenness of same-sex attraction.

Pastor Phillip Lee & Dr. Michael Brown

Season 3, Episode 22
Dr. Michael L. Brown, founder and president of FIRE School of Ministry, Director of the Coalition of Conscience, and host of the daily, nationally, syndicated talk radio show, The Line of Fire, joins Pastor Phillip Lee to focus on sexual morality. It is not a matter of each individual’s personal interpretation but is a matter of authority, God’s authority. It is imperative the Church protect and defend The Authority of Scripture.

Listen online or download the podcast.

Authority and the Process of Change with Michael Brown pt1 – Download MP3 –

All past episodes of His Way Out Ministries Radio Broadcast are available by following THIS LINK or selecting the “Audio Podcast” category to the right.

It is helpful and important to remember that our sexual drive is good, not evil. However, it is easy enough to fall into the error of seeing our sexual feelings as the enemy, an unfortunate part of our being that keeps us defeated in our Christian walk. Our sexual longings have become distorted, but they are, nevertheless, a marvelous creation and a wonderful part of who we are as human beings.

So, how do men and women control their sexual behavior? Is it really possible to stop impure thoughts? How do we find purity in our sexual desires when we have indulged in homosexual fantasy or practice?

Renewing one’s mind and training ourselves is a cooperative effort between God and man. We see this principle throughout the Bible when God calls a man to a purpose and says, in essence, “Here’s the goal.” This is what MY part is in achieving it and here’s YOUR part. We’re not equals in our partnership with God, of course, and He doesn’t need us to fulfill His purposes, but in His wisdom, He’s chosen to include us in them. And so, when fulfilling them, we trust Him to do what we cannot do, and He entrusts us to do what we can.

Question: Is it a sin to have homosexual feelings? Does God condemn you for being attracted to other members of your own sex? No, being tempted is not the same as sin. The Bible distinguishes carefully between such feelings and sin. Inappropriate feelings, in biblical terminology, fit into the category of temptation. Being sexually attracted to another person is not the same as committing adultery in your heart (see Matthew 5:28). For it to become sin, you have to act on the temptation, either in your mind or your body.

All Christians have to deal with inappropriate sexual feelings and attractions. Those of us overcoming homosexuality are not unique; we do not belong in a different subclass than the rest of the Church. Sexual struggles are a part of being human! For we do not have a high priest (Jesus) who is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses, but we have One who has been tempted in every way just as we are – yet without sin. (Hebrews 4:15)

Every time we are tempted, it always begins with stimulation, which we choose to let in or not. If we let it in, we begin entertaining it, which often leads to indulgence. We are never going to avoid stimulation. To avoid or not embrace the truth that stimulation is unavoidable means our lives will remain in a constant state of frustration.

So, when do homosexual temptations become sin? The book of James sheds light on this important question: But each one is tempted when, by his own evil desire, he is dragged away and enticed. Then, after desire has conceived, it gives birth to sin. (James 1:14-15) There is always a time gap between conception and birth. A homosexual thought occurring in our mind can be either killed or nurtured. If it grows, it gives birth to sin. That is where our ability to choose comes into effect. We can choose whether or not homosexual thoughts (temptations) will become sin. If we nurture them, they will grow into lust. Simply defined, lust is the desire to have what is not rightfully mine.

Lust can involve much more than just sex. We can lust for emotional intimacy and seek it by forming relationships that avoid sex but are riddled with deep and exclusive emotional bonds that are inappropriate. We can even lust for good things, like marriage and children. Such life experiences can be wonderful, but we won’t possess them unless God gives them to us.

Question: Should any man or woman just simply accept homosexual feelings as a thorn in the flesh and not seek to overcome them?

Many men and women find that their homosexual or lesbian desires decrease in intensity when their emotional needs are being satisfied through healthy relationships. The deeper and more emotionally satisfying these relationships are, the less we will be tempted to meet those emotional needs through inappropriate sexual acts or emotional dependency.

Resisting Temptation

Never begin your day without prayer. A daily discipline for every Christian includes prayer and Scripture reading because they’re essential, and part of your prayer life includes putting on your armor:

Stand therefore, having girded your waist with truth. (Ephesians 6:14) The truth you take in keeps you from falling for the many lies you’re likely to encounter on any given day.

Put on the breastplate of righteousness. (v.14) It is through prayer you’re built up spiritually, strengthening your faith in the righteousness of Christ that’s been imparted to you.

Shod your feet with the preparation of the gospel of peace. (V.15) This keeps you gospel aware, that is, aware that there’s a heaven and a hell, and that everyone you encounter is bound for one or the other.

Take the shield of faith with which you will be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked one. (v.16) By exposing yourself daily to the Word of God, your faith grows and your protective shield is strengthened. Your enemy’s attacks, relentless as they are, can’t harm you.

And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God. (v.17) Knowing your position in Christ, being reminded of it daily, and getting into the habit of speaking the Word regularly, all three cover your thought life and arm you with what you need to deal with the aggressions of your opponent.

Every time we say no to lust, every time we refuse to entertain the dirty thought that just passed through our unruly brain, it’s an act of worship. So don’t resist sexual sin just for the sake of purity, make it an act of worship.

Present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God. (Romans 12:1)

Pastor Phillip Lee
Executive Director
His Way Out Ministries

His Way Out has been faithfully ministering to men and women seeking a way out of sexually broken lifestyles since 1994. We could not do it without the support of Christians like you. Every dollar that you give to His Way Out Ministries helps to further this vital ministry. Won’t you take a minute to prayerfully consider a monthly donation to His Way Out? Please consider making a one-time donation or set up a secure monthly PayPal contribution on our donation page at https://www.hiswayout.com/donate/. Thank you, Pastor Phillip Lee

His Way Out Ministries Podcasts are dedicated to equipping, educating, and encouraging the Body of Christ to reach out and minister to individuals, families, and churches impacted by the brokenness of same-sex attraction.

Pastor Phillip Lee

Season 2, Episode 2
The so-called “enlightened understanding” of homosexuality that some now claim, discards traditional Christian teaching and literally has compromised the Church’s integrity by misrepresenting Christianity. The crisis we face today is the Lordship of Christ and the Authority of Scripture.

Listen online or download the podcast.

Homosexuality and Revisionists with Pastor Phillip Lee – Download MP3 –

All past episodes of His Way Out Ministries Radio Broadcast are available by following THIS LINK or selecting the “Audio Podcast” category to the right.

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