The Scriptural facts above validate the terrible power of Internet pornography to lead people into sin. Statistics compiled on the Covenant Eyes and X3 Watch websites validate the true warnings of God’s Word:
Pornography makes up nearly 40% of the total content on the Internet
One in eight online searches is for pornography
c. 25% of smartphone users admit to having pornography on their phone
The majority of men who call themselves Christian (that is not to say that they are real, truly born-again Christians–find outhow to become a real Christian by clicking here) say they watch pornography at least once a month
c. 75% of pastors do not keep themselves accountable to anyone for their Internet use
90% of boys and 60% of girls are exposed to pornography before the age of 18.
Over 50% of boys and over 30% of girls first viewed pornography before their teenage years (12 or younger).
Over 70% of teens hide online behavior from their parents.
Nearly 30% of 16-17 year olds have been unintentionally exposed to pornography online.
Over 80% of boys and the majority of girls have seen group sex online.
Nearly 70% of boys and the majority of girls have seen homosexual acts online.
c. 65% of college men spend time online for Internet sex every week.
Nearly 70% of young adult men and c. 20% of young adult women view pornography at least once a week.
Nearly 70% of young men and half of young women say that viewing pornography is not sinful.
Politically liberal people are more likely to view pornography.
Happily married men are over 60% less likely to look at pornography.
Nearly 70% of divorce cases involve one party meeting a new lover over the Internet.
c. 55% of divorce cases involve one party having an obsessive interest in pornographic websites.
Adulterers are 218% more likely to look at pornography than those who have not broken their holy marriage vows.
There is an incredible power in the lust of the flesh. You underestimate its power to your ruin!