Presentation on theme: "Faith and sexuality. For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil 1 Timothy 6: 10."— Presentation transcript:
faith and sexuality
For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil 1 Timothy 6: 10
faith and sexuality God created sex
faith and sexuality So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them. God blessed them and said to them, “Be fruitful and increase in number; fill the earth and subdue it…” Genesis 1:
faith and sexuality As a husband and wife grow in knowing each other – their intimacy grows
faith and sexuality Let us rejoice and be glad and give him glory! For the wedding of the Lamb has come, and his bride has made herself ready Revelations 19: 7
faith and sexuality Sexual pleasure is just an indicator of the that lies in store for those who grow in with Christ
faith and sexuality Man sinned
faith and sexuality I saw among the simple, I noticed among the young men, a youth who lacked judgment. He was going down the street near her corner, walking along in the direction of her house at twilight, as the day was fading, as the dark of night set in. Then out came a woman to meet him, dressed like a prostitute and with crafty intent.
faith and sexuality (She is loud and defiant, her feet never stay at home; now in the street, now in the squares, at every corner she lurks.) She took hold of him and kissed him and with a brazen face she said: “I have fellowship offerings at home; today I fulfilled my vows.
faith and sexuality So I came out to meet you; I looked for you and have found you! I have covered my bed with coloured linens from Egypt. I have perfumed my bed with myrrh, aloes and cinnamon. Come, let’s drink deep of love till morning; let’s enjoy ourselves with love! My husband is not at home; he has gone on a long journey.
faith and sexuality He took his purse filled with money and will not be home till full moon.” With persuasive words she led him astray; she seduced him with her smooth talk. Proverbs 7:
faith and sexuality It’s fine with God
faith and sexuality It’s fine with God It’s all about me
faith and sexuality It’s fine with God It’s all about me None will know
faith and sexuality Get to know God
faith and sexuality Furthermore, since they did not think it worth while to retain the knowledge of God, he gave them over to a depraved mind, to do what ought not to be done Romans 1: 28
faith and sexuality Jesus did not come into the world because bad habits needed to be broken. He came into the world because hearts need to be purified
faith and sexuality “…no one who has left home or brothers or sisters or mother or father or children or fields for me and the gospel will fail to receive a hundred times as much in this present age (homes, brothers, sisters, mothers, children and fields--and with them, persecutions) and in the age to come, eternal life…” Mark 10:
faith and sexuality Our problem we get content very easily!
faith and sexuality …I have learned to be content whatever the circumstances… I have learned the secret of being content in any and every situation, whether well fed or hungry, whether living in plenty or in want. I can do everything through him who gives me strength Philippians 4: