FORNICATION Dag Heward-Mills READ: 1 Thessalonians 4:1-8 For this is the will of God, even your sanctification, that ye should abstain from fornication: 1 Thessalonians 4:3 The perfect will of God is for a minister to abstain from sexual immorality. The will of God is clear about fornication. Since that is one of the clearest directions of the Lord it is important that you make it one of your clearest and most energetic goals to practically live a sexually pure life. Stay away from anyone who would want to have an impure relationship with you. Everyone has a different way by which he keeps himself from fornication. You must find out what is God’s will for your life’s journey of staying away from fornication. It may be God’s will for you to never read certain books or watch certain films and that may be the way you will stay away from fornication. It may be God’s will for you to marry as a very young man in order to keep yourself from fornication. It may be God’s will for you to have sex with your spouse every day in order to keep you from fornication. It may be the will of God for you to never live in certain countries that are more immoral. It may be God’s will for you to travel everywhere with your wife in order to stay away from fornication. It may be the will of God for you not to have certain friends in order to avoid fornication. It may be God’s will for you never to work with women or have female secretaries in order to keep you from fornication. What is the will of God for your specific circumstance and situation? When it comes to possessing your vessel in sanctification, everyone should know how it works best for him and what the will of the Lord is.