The desire for sex is a good thing!

I recently heard a sermon on the biblical view of sex (homosexuality, specifically) and I was totally encouraged to be reminded that sex is a good thing! In fact, it is one of the greatest blessings that God has bestowed upon man… BUT only when it is done according to God’s design. The speaker, Dr. Street, said it this way:

The desire for sex is not wrong. It is the orientation and the context of sex that becomes a moral issue. For God has designed sex for a particular orientation, that is heterosexuality, and a particular context, that is monogomous marriage.“-Dr. Street, “Truth & Life Conference”, 2003

 So for all those who fall outside of these perameters, sex is sin. BUT, when engaging in heterosexual sex in a monogomous marriage relationship, it is one of the most beautiful blessing that our loving God could bestow upon man… amen!


About Elizabeth

I am a sinner, saved by grace striving to increase in the knowledge of my Savior and His precious Word each day. The reader should know that there are a few presuppositions with which I approach this blog: 1) I believe in the biblical gospel, which basically purports that all mankind is born under the curse of sin (due to the sin of Adam and Eve in the garden of Eden). Therefore, man is separated from God and can have no relationship with God because He is perfectly holy, not even able to look upon sin. Unfortunately, God is also perfectly just and must not only separate Himself from sin, but must also punish it. In order to reconcile man to Himself, God, the Father, sent God, the Son, down to earth to live as a man and take our sins upon Himself on the cross. While on the cross, God, the Son, bore the full weight of the wrath of God, the Father, against our sins in order that we who believe in Him might be set free from the curse of our sin. God, the Son, Jesus Christ, died as a propitiation for our sin in order to appease God, the Father's, holy and just character, redeem us from sin, and reconcile those who believe in this gospel to God, the Father. 2) I am primarily writing to those who already believe in this biblical gospel. In other words, this blog is not focused on evangelizing the lost, but edifying believers. 3) I believe that the Christian Bible is the very word of God. Therefore, it is completely inerrant, infallible, sufficient, and authoritative in the life of a believer.
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