Out of curiosity, he wandered near the house of a prostitute. Once his desire was aroused, though, talk was not enough. just as a bird hastens into the trap.”—Proverbs , 23.
“All of a sudden he is going after her, like a bull that comes even to the slaughter, . Similarly, talking about sex online could easily lead to your going after greater gratification.
He disguised his real identity before telling his first lie.
(Genesis 3:1-5; Revelation 12:9, 10) You can avoid being duped by liars by following King David’s example.
It also warns of those who “gradually seduce their targets through the use of attention, affection, kindness, and even gifts.” Describing the specific methods used by some of these predators, the FBI guide says: “They listen to and empathize with the problems of children.
They will be aware of the latest music, hobbies, and interests of children.
Students may even chat about their class project with a qualified engineer, chemist, or another expert.
Many people who visit chat rooms, though, are not there to discuss academic subjects.
The Bible reveals that the original liar, Satan the Devil, pioneered the tactic used by some chat room visitors.Abigail says: “I would start conversations with people and then take on a personality to fit the conversation.” Like Abigail, you may be tempted to assume a different personality to fit in with a certain chat room group.You might conform to their standards of language or adopt their interests in an attempt to make new friends.Because of a natural interest in sex, you may find it extremely difficult to react the way Cody did.Peter, mentioned earlier, admits: “I thought I had enough self-control to terminate a chat session if the subject turned to sex.