Christian perspective sex

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We are created as sexual beings, so sexuality rightly holds more than a passing interest to us. Likewise, sex sells, but the products offered are often flawed. Confusion lurks for our young people — older ones too — when encouragement for the loosening of sexual standards comes, as it sometimes does, from religious quarters. How should we respond? Notice that the Genesis verses precede the law of Moses, and therefore should not be dismissed as temporary cleanliness-code-type prohibitions.

How Should Christians Have Sex?

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However, in her denouncement she dismisses the entire movement without any acknowledgement of the good that has come from it. Additionally, she never provides a feasible solution, just one broad critique. For three years, I worked for what would be considered a purity ministry and, quite frankly, I saw the opposite of what Ms. Beaty highlighted. Not all of these ministries pushed shame, sexism, and a fairy-tale marriage.

How Should Christians Have Sex… Biblically?

Sexuality is elemental in human beings. It includes all thinking, feeling, acting and interacting that is derived from our maleness and femaleness. Furthermore, it offers human beings partnership with God in holy creation and re-creation Gen. The church identifies love and covenant as two guidelines for sexual responsibility. Furthermore, the church holds to the teaching that sexual intercourse, which can be the most intimate expression of sexuality and the bonding of human relationships, belongs within heterosexual marriage.
In this context, evangelicals struggle to teach and live out a biblical theology of sex that centers on the marital covenant between husband and wife, affirms the playful, non-procreative dimensions of sex, and welcomes the possibility of new life, even without a central teaching on birth control. To unlock this article for your friends, use any of the social share buttons on our site, or simply copy the link below. To share this article with your friends, use any of the social share buttons on our site, or simply copy the link below. Sections Home.