A Conversation with God (about PORN)

dna-conversation pornMe: Hey God I got some more sin to confess.

God: You sure do! Confess away. I’m ready. (1 John 1:8-10)

Me: Lying.

God: Forgiven!

Me: Stealing?

God: Say no more.

Me: Rage, covetousness, gossip.

God: Check, check, check!

Me: Think that’s it.

God: What about the porn?

Me: Oh that’s not really sin.

God: Really? Well then I guess I don’t have to forgive that then.

Me: Well would you anyway?

God: Would I what?

Me: Forgive my occasional porn habit.


I didn’t die to forgive habits. I died to forgive sin. – God


God: So did you want to confess that? (Romans 5:7-9)

Me: Well I don’t really feel like it’s a sin.

God: Say no more! I’m not going to force you to agree with me.
(Job 22:21)

Me: But I don’t do it a lot.

God: It wouldn’t matter if you did. My forgiveness is infinite. (Psalm 103:11-13) So what do you say? Want forgiveness for that porn?

Me: So are you saying you’ll only forgive my sin if I confess it?

God: I already forgave that sin.

Me: Oh great! Then we’re good.

God: Well I’m good.

Me: Touche!


Every sin you ever have or ever will commit has already been paid for; once and for all. All of that happened on the cross. – God


However, just because you pay for something and offer it to someone (in this case: you) doesn’t mean that your gift will be accepted. (Romans 6:9-11 and John 3:16-21)

Me: What are you trying to say?

God: I’m saying this. Any gift must be received to be enjoyed. (John 1:11-13) Would you like to receive the gift of forgiveness I’m offering to cover your porn problem.

Me: Well I wouldn’t exactly call it a problem.

God: So this is something you have under control and choose to do voluntarily, at will. Then I guess you don’t really need my help.

Me: No. You’re getting this all wrong.

God: Silly me. Sometimes I overestimate my own omniscience.

Me: That was sarcasm, wasn’t it?

God: At least we can agree on something!

Me: What I’m saying is, that it’s not that bad.

God: Who said anything about bad? Sin doesn’t bring bad. It brings death. That’s why I had to die. If sin was only bad, then perhaps I could have merely endured betrayal, humiliation and scourging, and then called it a day. But…


Sin brings death so I had to die. For your sin. Including your porn. – God


But I also rose again, which means something even more wonderful for you. (Co 2:13-15) It means I can help you overcome this sin, which is, in my humble opinion, far better than mere forgiveness. (Romans 6:14-21)

That is, if you’re willing to call porn what it is. (Isaiah 1:18-20)

Your call.

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