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I John 2:17 tells us, “And the world passeth away, and the lust thereof: but he that doeth the will of God abideth forever.” Lusts are described in Ephesian 2:3 as the desires of the flesh and the mind, and we are told in I John 2:17 that they will pass away with the world--they are temporary things; and we should not invest our God-given time in them.  Instead we should use our God-given time to do the will of God.    Numbers 11 tells us a story about a group of people who consistently “lusted” and was eventually destroyed by God.  Their lusting was not the lusting that relates to the sexual; but it was the lusting for food.   The Holy Spirit made me understand that they were afraid that they were going to die of hunger and this caused them to go a lusting for the food of Egypt. Tell your sisters to be careful of fear.  Fear can cause you to go a lusting for the wrong things.   God had provided them with “manna” from heaven for food; but their lack of trust