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Christian Quote #130: Five Defenses Against Temptation

The five defenses are 1) store up God’s word in your heart; 2) avoid obviously compromising situations; 3) know your weaknesses and the schemes of the enemy; 4) understand the destructive nature of sexual sin; and 5) know that it can happen to you, too.

Allen Parr

For more, see How To Stop Falling Into Sexual Sin (Allen Parr).

An intellectually curious millennial passionate about seeing people make healthy, informed choices about the moral direction of their lives. When I’m not reading or writing, I enjoy hiking, web-making, learning foreign languages, and watching live sports. Alumnus of Georgetown University (B.S.) and The Ohio State University (M.A.).


  1. From all the horrible things and temptation, why did you specifically listed sexual sin? Why does it deserve a special mentioning more than anything else? The way I see it, so many sins can be so much worse

    • Hello, sir. The quote is taken from a specific video addressing the topic of sexual temptaton. I agree that there are many serious temptations, not just sexual. However, there is good reason for addressing topics individually.

      This blog, in general, does have a focus on sexual integrity. If you visit the homepage, there is a link to the about section where I explain the intention of this site.

      I will say to check out 1 Corinthians 6:18, if you are a Christian. The sexual area, in general, does seem to warrant special mention in the Bible.

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