By Edward T. Welch,

Book cover of Addictions: A Banquet in the Grave: Finding Hope in the Power of the Gospel

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Addiction, according to Welch, is when we worship ourselves and our desires instead of the true God.

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After 30 years of counseling and 1000s of people in bondage to various sexual behaviors, I take a minority view, and do not believe that addiction, and sexual addiction in particular, is a disease; it is a bondage to sin. This book, I believe helps supports that view. I find in counseling, that when you deal with the sin problem as sin, not just a behavior problem, which is a symptom of sin, lives are radically changed. I could give hundreds of examples, but one that stands out was a sexual predator who seduced 100s of women, but after a…

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