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But He knows that the "pleasures of sin" (Hebrews ) eventually take us further than we want to go and cost us more than we want to pay.
Three or four days after that initial hit, the user is still affected to one degree or another, whether she knows it or not. In fact, should our user choose to smoke one joint per week for the rest of her life, she'd be continually stoned until the moment she died. Like marijuana, its supporters claim few negative side effects and lots of positive ones. Especially popular at raves, it has stimulant qualities that allow ravers literally to dance the night away, gyrating for hours on end with a seemingly endless supply of energy. Regular users figure that more X can remedy the problem. Large amounts of Ecstasy cause temperature spikes into the 104 to 105 degree range, which can lead to death.It's that way with drugs and all "enjoyable" sins: Their emptiness takes us away from true enjoyment in God.Jeremiah compared Israel's search for satisfaction in sin to broken cisterns, man-made reservoirs designed to store water.Then someone suggested they play a game of Russian roulette. He didn't realize that putting a gun to his head and pulling the trigger might be life-changing. Two years of surgeries, treatment and medication have not erased the damage Kevin did to himself. When you sin, you disrupt your companionship with God and begin to slide away from Him. I thought marijuana was no big deal." You've heard anti-drug messages before. The teen who's asked Christ to be Lord of his life should know that drug use can damage his soul as well as his body.