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Christians are to save sex until marriage and are to keep it there. (Genesis 2:24; 1 Corinthians 6:12-20)
And fantasizing about sex outside of marriage is the same heart condition as engaging in it. (Matthew 5:27-28)
These sound like some pretty strict “thou shalt not’s!” It’s very important that we understand why God gave us these commands, as it wasn’t just to ruin our fun. In a nutshell, sex is potent and volatile. Our world has duped us into believing it’s only about body parts and impulses, but we all know it involves much more intimacy and vulnerability than that. Deception is played, hearts are broken and selfishness runs rampant. Instead of looking at another person as a human being, we’ve been conditioned to see them as objects to be used for our consumption and then discarded.
This is a problem. Continue Reading…
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