Video games are the bane of manhood; and increasingly, of womanhood, also. More, they destroy Godliness. Followers of Jesus Christ should not be wasting hours on these things, let alone days, weeks, months, years, and decades. And yes, I know several men who are close to wasting a decade of their lives, now.
But it may not even be video games. Three years ago, now, the game I needed to delete from my laptop was Backgammon...So what game do you need to delete as your act of repentance and faith? Please comment and tell us your commitment to God begun this very day.
If you need motivation, read this article. It's fittingly obscene and rancid, and you'll finish it with new motivation to do what the Holy Spirit commands:
Therefore I urge you, brethren, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies a living and holy sacrifice, acceptable to God, which is your spiritual service of worship. And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may prove what the will of God is, that which is good and acceptable and perfect. (Romans 12:1, 2)
The author's right. Hours spent online with pornography, chat, Facebook, and games are evil because of what they displace as well as what they are. And these life-stealing monsters are displacing your love for your wife, your purity, your serving your neighbor and widows and orphans and the poor, your building up your church, your preparing your sermon, your cooking dinner, your teaching your children, your caring for your aged mother, your reading the Bible, your weeding your garden, your work for your boss or the owner of the company that employs you; they are displacing every last bit of your godliness and holiness nad piety, and they have you convinced their innocuous. Innocent, even.
Delete them, now. NOW! And tell your dad or mother, pastor or elder, deacon or roommate, wife or husband you've done so - and why. Then pray that God will allow you to produce fruit in keeping with repentance.
Seriously, write a comment telling us all of your commitment not to look at pornography. Not to "do" Facebook. Not to play RPGs. Then ask us to pray for you.
(TB: w/ thanks to Michael by way of Lucas)