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Moral Disconnect Regarding Sex

Moral Disconnect Moral disconnects regarding sex exist between God and man as a result of individualism, autonomy, secularism, and concupiscence. Today, we are bombarded from all four fronts; fighting a moral battle within. Let’s start this discussion by first defining the four terms:

Individualism

“…there is a tendency to grant to the individual conscience the prerogative of independently determining the criteria of good and evil and then acting accordingly. Such an outlook is quite congenial to an individualist ethic, wherein each individual is faced with his own truth, different from the truth of others.” 1

Autonomy

“…the right to determine what Continue reading

Sex Inside/Outside of Marriage – God’s Stance

God's Stance on Sex Sex is a gift from God for expressing self-giving love and procreating children. Therefore, it behooves us to be aware of God’s will in how we are to “be fertile and multiply” (Gen. 1:28). If you deem the expression of sexual love between any two people as acceptable, then why does God think differently about fornication, adultery and sodomy? His position remains unchanged, on these acts, since the creation of Adam and Eve.

Before going too deep here, let’s first define the terms of concern:

  1. Fornication – sex between two unmarried people of the male and female species
  2. Adultery – Continue reading

Chastity: Living the Chaste Life

chastity

Chastity tempers, regulates and moderates our sexual desires, thoughts and actions.1

According to God, Adam and Eve were instructed to “be fertile and multiply” (Gen 1:28). Jesus affirmed this instruction by stating, “So they are no longer two, but one flesh. Therefore, what God has joined together, no human being must separate” (Matt 19:6). Jesus teaches that through the covenantal oath of marriage and through the sexual union that ensues, the husband and wife become one. As a married couple, they are free to engage in sexual relations with each other; to bring forth Continue reading