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1 Respecting Sexuality 6th & 9th Commandments

2 The 6th & 9th Commandments Respecting Sexuality
Thou Shall Not Commit Adultery Thou Shall Not Covet Your Neighbor’s Spouse

3 Theology of the Body The body reveals the nature of God
God created us out of love, gave us life and sustains our life God gave us the power and authority to participate in love and the creation of life “Male and female he created them” Equal in dignity, different in role Meant to be in relationship- not meant to be alone Example graph/chart.

4 God’s Gift of Life Giving Power
Made in God’s image and likeness God makes us co-creators with Him. Power to procreate Nuptial Related to marriage or marriage ceremony Generative Related to the power of producing new life Male and female He made them Naturally drawn into intimate relationship, physical, emotional and spiritual union Represents the relationship of the Trinity Sexuality does not require a physical act Femininity Masculinity Conclusion to course, lecture, et al.

5 Chastity Sexual Integrity
Integration of sexuality into the total person Humans are: physical, emotional, intellectual, moral, social, spiritual and sexual. Temperance The cardinal virtue of self-control To moderate your appetite An opportunity for questions and discussions.

6 Pure of Heart Living the virtue of Temperance
Curbing or moderating our appetites and passions to achieve balance in the use of created goods. Chastity Modesty Patience in responding to sexual desires Decency in word and action Discretion in our dress, music, movies Temple of the Holy Spirit Sacred place

7 Sins Against Chastity Lust, carnal concupiscence
Desire for pleasure or sensual experiences that is against reason or the moral law “Women are from Venus, Men are from Mars” Sexual intercourse is only morally permissible between a husband and a wife. The ultimate physical expression of sexuality, the fullest expression of love that brings new life into the world. Requires the commitment of Marriage

8 Sins Against Chastity Fornication Prostitution Masturbation
Sexual intercourse between a man and woman who are not married Prostitution Providing sexual services in exchange for goods or money Masturbation Self-manipulation for the purpose of erotic pleasure or orgasm Pornography Written or visual portrayal of a person or action that is created or viewed with the intention of sexual stimulation Homosexuality Homosexuals are Children of God Treat with respect, compassion, and sensitivity Discrimination, violent acts or terrorism are a grave moral offense

9 Marriage and Sexuality
Unitive/ nuptial Annulment Marriage did not take place Procreative/ generative Openness to life Natural Family planning

10 Sins against the Sanctity of Marriage
Sins against the Unitive/ Nuptial quality of marriage Divorce Sins against fidelity Adultery Polygamy Sins against the generative/ procreative quality of marriage Sin against openness to life Contraception Sins against natural conception IVF Artificial insemination Surrogate motherhood

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