Presentation on theme: "‘ S EX SHOULD ONLY TAKE PLACE BETWEEN A MARRIED COUPLE.’ D O YOU AGREE ? B ULLET POINT 3 REASONS FOR EACH VIEWPOINT. R EFER TO C HRISTIAN TEACHING IN YOUR."— Presentation transcript:
‘ S EX SHOULD ONLY TAKE PLACE BETWEEN A MARRIED COUPLE.’ D O YOU AGREE ? B ULLET POINT 3 REASONS FOR EACH VIEWPOINT. R EFER TO C HRISTIAN TEACHING IN YOUR ANSWER. For the statement The main purpose of sex, is for children - marriage provides a faithful, loving, stable environment to bring up a family Sex should be the greatest sign of love & commitment between a couple and, as a result, deserves to be kept special. 6 th Commandment – do not commit adultery; Adultery destroys the trust of marriage, is & lustful. Your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit – do not sin against your body by casual sex/ sexual immorality Casual sex can lead to being used, rejected, unwanted pregnancy and higher risk of STDs. Alternative views Now people just want the pleasure of sex without commitment. You should be free to have sex if you both want it. People want to know if they are sexually compatible before they get married (try-before-you-buy syndrome). More people feel they do not have to get married, they can just live together & this is acceptable. Just because you aren’t married doesn’t mean that you cannot be in a stable, committed and loving relationship. Modern society/ the media gives the impression that casual sexual activity for pleasure is acceptable, even normal.
The UK has the 4 th highest rates of family breakdown in the Western world, with 1 in 3 children living with a single parent. Why do marriages breakdown? 1.Go around the room, and make notes on 5 reasons why. 2.Pick out 2 things. Explain how the marriage vows could help prevent marriage from breaking down for these reasons. **Do you think that marriage can make a difference and help a couple to stay together?
Bullet point 3 Tips to prevent difficulties in a marriage 3 tips if a marriage does get into difficulties Present your points!
A. Explain why Roman Catholics support adoption and fostering. (Total 4 marks) solution to the problem of infertility offering an opportunity for children to be loved and cared for Duty to care for the vulnerable & see people treated well as human persons It is pro-life: gives an alternative to abortion B. ‘It is always wrong to use contraception.’ Do you agree? Give reasons for your answer, showing that you have thought about more than one point of view. Refer to Christian teaching in your answer.(Total 6 marks) For the Statement: against the idea that all sex should be open to the possibility of children against the command in Genesis to “go forth and multiply” – continuing God’s creative act leads to casual attitudes to sex, without responsibility or commitment encourage pre-marital and extra-marital sex encourages teenagers to experiment knowing that the risks of unwanted pregnancy can be solved. Other views reduces the risk of unwanted pregnancy fairer on existing children as economically it is more difficult to support a larger family reduces the risk of sexually transmitted diseases and AIDS Non-Catholic Christians say it is ok if both parties agree is an effective method of population control especially in poor countries