The following message, first preached by Billy Graham more than 60 years ago, is so fitting that it could have been written yesterday. Let it change yours. From the very beginning, God has given us moral laws governing the subject of sex that are absolute and unchangeable.
You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind, and your neighbor as yourself. For more information about subscriptions, click here. Sins involving sex are not innocent dabblings in forbidden pleasures, as is so often portrayed, but powerful destroyers of relationships.
Surprising to many, God is quite concerned about our sexuality and wants us to have the best sex possible. And yes, He does know what each of us has been doing. What instruction does God give that allows us to understand and best enjoy His gift of sexuality?
Why did God create sex? Was it only for procreation or did God have other purposes for sex? Does God speak of his specific purposes for sex in the Bible? God created man in his image to show his attributes and display his glory.
How would you describe our age? Sociologists have used various labels to define the mood or mentality of the world we live in. If we define an era by what people have most on their minds, the most accurate description of our time is the age of sex.
As young Christians, we've probably been warned not to have sex before marriage. Maybe you've gotten the impression that God thinks sex is bad, but the Bible says something quite contrary. If looked at from a godly perspective, sex in the Bible is a very good thing.
The Bible's prohibitions against our misusing our sexuality are there to protect us, not to punish us. As a Christian gynecologist, I have had the privilege of treating thousands of women during the last two decades. Many of them have had the courage to ask questions about one of the most private aspects of their lives: their sexuality.
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Growing up, neither of our parents taught us about sex. As a matter of fact, not only did the world teach both of us about sex, neither of us grew up in a Christian household. Can you relate?