“The lamp of the body is the eye. If therefore your eye is good, your whole body will be full of light. But if your eye is bad, your whole body will be full of darkness. If therefore the light that is in you is darkness, how great is that darkness!"
I never understood until recently, that these few verses of scripture contain one of the keys to living a victorious, overcoming life in Christ Jesus.
I can't tell you the countless times I've read this scripture but didn't understand what it really meant. There's even a cliche about these scriptures that say, 'your eyes are the window to your soul', the cliche has some truth in it, because what you see through your eyes can enter into your heart and mind.
If what you are looking at is evil and ungodly and you indulge yourself in it, then whatever evil it is will enter your body and soul, whether it be an evil spirit or more darkness to feed the evil that's already in you!
Did you know that you can grow in light and grace or more dark and evil over your lifetime?
The scriptures testify of this truth.
2nd Peter 3:18
"but grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ."
2nd Timothy 3:12
"But evil men and impostors will grow worse and worse, deceiving and being deceived."
People who are addicted to watching pornography and T.V. for hours on end don't understand what they are doing to themselves spiritually and physically, (I know I didn't!) But glory to God, because He has opened my eyes to this truth and it has changed my life. I pray that it will change yours also.