The world tells us that “once an addict, always an addict.” They tell us that addiction to things like drugs, alcohol, and sex are the consequence of a disease. But is that what Scripture tells us? Does Scripture place things like unrepentant sexual sin and drunkenness into a category of disease? If we have a biblical view of man, sin, and Christ’s victory over sin, can we be faithful Christians that parrot the world’s positions on such issues?
1:45 Somehow, we are still talking about the latest shark movie and which one of us is more like Jo from Little Women.
3:36 What is your favorite piece of literature?
9:18 Why are we discussing addiction and Scripture?
11:00 The world has an incorrect, unbiblical view of man, therefore their starting point for addressing addiction is unbiblical.
14:25 What does freedom from sin have to do with addiction?
18:20 The Bible is sufficient to address addiction. Addiction is idolatry.
22:00 The best that AA can do is tell you “do not taste, do not touch.”
26:00 Are we over-simplifying a difficult, often complex issue?
29:51 What would we say to someone who is fighting the idolatry of addiction?
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