Three Distractions

There are three distractions that keep me from achieving the best of my potential.

The Desire for Possessions The Desire for Physical Pleasure The Desire for Power and Prestiege
(Pride)
Genesis 3 Pleasant to the eyes Good for food Desire to be wise
1 Jn 2:15-17 Lust of the eyes Lust of the flesh Pride of life
Matthew 13 Riches Pleasures Cares (using own power)
Matthew 4:13 Kingdoms of the World Stones to Bread Throw yourself down (you’re so important, God won’t let youu hurt yourself)
Ezekiel 16:49 fulness of bread abundance of idleness was in her and in her daughters … neither did she strengthen the hand of the poor and needy pride
Remedy Giving Fasting Prayer

Further Reading: Warfare on Three Fronts

http://www.wholeperson-counseling.org/addictions/warfare_3fronts.htmlWarfare on Three Fronts
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