Sex, like everything God has created, is a wonderful blessing when we enjoy it the way God teaches us in the context of marriage. However, it is filled with negative consequences when we disregard His principles and teachings in His Word. Much of the talk we hear from the pulpit regarding sexuality is how homosexuality is a sin, which of course it is. But why are we not talking about the other areas of sexuality like adultery, fornication and pornography?
Studies show up to 80% of Christian men secretly admit to struggling with pornography and sexual lust–yet we seem to afraid to tackle the damage this is doing–or on the flip side the joy of intimate sex with the spouse God has given us. We’re joined this morning by Pastor Mike Abendroth whose latest book Sexual Fidelity: No Compromise talks about sex frankly from the perspective of the Word of God.
For this reason a man shall leave his father and his mother, and be joined to his wife; and they shall become one flesh. Genesis 2:24
For the husband is the head of the wife, as Christ also is the head of the church, He Himself being the Savior of the body. But as the church is subject to Christ, so also the wives ought to be to their husbands in everything. Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ also loved the church and gave Himself up for her; Ephesians 5:23-25
Do nothing from selfishness or empty conceit, but with humility of mind regard one another as more important than yourselves; do not merely look out for your own personal interests, but also for the interests of others. Philippians 2:3-4
1 Corinthians 6:18
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