This is a great article for young people AND those still wrestling with the “HOW TOO!” of maintaining a pure heart and spirit. Also, Brother Wally Fry is a prolific writer and he loves the Lord tremendously. You will find AWESOME articles for inspiration, encouragement and insight at his site, Truth in Palmyra!!
Wherewithal shall a young man cleanse his way? by taking heed thereto according to thy word.
How can a young person stay on the path of purity? By living according to your word.
Purity is a very broad subject. When we instruct young people on purity, we most often use it in terms of sexual purity, and it certainly includes that. It is also far more far reaching than just that aspect.
Here is an excerpt from biblestudytools.com on how purity might be defined Biblically.
The New Testament. In the New Testament, there is little emphasis on ritual purity. Rather, the focus is on moral purity or purification: chastity ( 2 Cor 11:2 ; Titus 2:5 ); innocence in one’s attitude toward members of the church ( 2 Cor 7:11 ); and moral purity or uprightness ( Php 4:8 ; 1 Tim 5:22 ; 1…
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