People who Look at Pornography Know This

Worldly pleasures are worthless.

Jonathan Edwards speaks of the fact that the only true pleasure is found in what pleases God, but here he makes it clear that worldly pleasure proves to be worthless:

“Worldly pleasure is in itself but a worthless thing. Men generally have very great expectations from sensual pleasure before their enjoyment, but they almost vanish in the enjoyment, and men that have great expectations from them are always disappointed. They are like shadows and phantoms which vanish as we endeavor to embrace them, and if one doth enjoy them to the full, their nature will allow them to last but a very short time, and after one is a little used to them they are loathed and hated.”

Jonathan Edwards Works, Vol 10 p24

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