Satan can relentlessly bombard our minds with impure thoughts and if we chose to dwell on these thoughts they will form an impure image in our mind. We will then feel pressure (i.e., lust) to satisfy this image via some form of sin (James 1:14,15). If we follow through in obedience to this temptation we are actually performing an act of worship to that image (i.e., the idol) in our minds. Recall, we were commanded not to worship idols due to the spiritual law that whatever we chose to worship we fellowship and join with resulting in becoming just like what we are worshipping over time (Exodus 20:4, Psalms 115:4-8). This is a wonderful law when we are worshipping the only true God as it causes us to become increasingly like Jesus (2 Corinthians 3:18.1 John 3:2). However, as we submit to the impure image or idol in our minds then we are actually fellowshipping with and becoming like the demons that are tempting us! (Psalms 106:36,37.1 Corinthians 10:19, 20).
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