SEX APART FROM MARRIAGE
SEX APART FROM MARRIAGE
'THE THREE TYPES OF LOVE'
• EROS
• PHILEO
• AGAPE
SEX APART FROM MARRIAGE
"What is eros love?"
SEX APART FROM MARRIAGE
“Sexuality,
like everything else created,
has fallen into trouble.”
SEX APART FROM MARRIAGE
Gary Collins,
‘That which God created for enjoyment and
intimacy has become perverted—the major
ex...
SEX APART FROM MARRIAGE
1. Sex Was Created by God and Is Good.
2. Sex Apart from Marriage Involves Sinful
Behavior.
SEX APART FROM MARRIAGE
1 Corinthians 6:9-11, 13-20
9 Don’t you realize that those who do wrong
will not inherit the Kingd...
SEX APART FROM MARRIAGE
1 Corinthians 6:9-11, 13-20
… 10 or are thieves, or greedy people, or
drunkards, or are abusive, o...
SEX APART FROM MARRIAGE
1 Corinthians 6:9-11, 13-20
…But you can’t say that our bodies were
made for sexual immorality. Th...
SEX APART FROM MARRIAGE
1 Corinthians 6:9-11, 13-20
…15 Don’t you realize that your bodies are
actually parts of Christ? S...
SEX APART FROM MARRIAGE
1 Corinthians 6:9-11, 13-20
…17 But the person who is joined to the Lord
is one spirit with him. 1...
SEX APART FROM MARRIAGE
1 Corinthians 6:9-11, 13-20
… 19 Don’t you realize that your body is the
temple of the Holy Spirit...
SEX APART FROM MARRIAGE
Psalm 73:1-20
1 Surely God is good to Israel, to those who
are pure in heart. 2 But as for me, my ...
SEX APART FROM MARRIAGE
Psalm 73:1-20
…They have no struggles; their bodies are
healthy and strong. 5 They are free from
c...
SEX APART FROM MARRIAGE
Psalm 73:1-20
… 7 From their callous hearts comes iniquity;
their evil imaginations have no limits...
SEX APART FROM MARRIAGE
Psalm 73:1-20
…10 Therefore their people turn to them and
drink up waters in abundance. 11 They sa...
SEX APART FROM MARRIAGE
Psalm 73:1-20
…13 Surely in vain I have kept my heart pure
and have washed my hands in innocence. ...
SEX APART FROM MARRIAGE
Psalm 73:1-20
…16 When I tried to understand all this, it
troubled me deeply 17 till I entered the...
SEX APART FROM MARRIAGE
Psalm 73:1-20
…19 How suddenly are they destroyed,
completely swept away by terrors! 20 They
are l...
SEX APART FROM MARRIAGE
Allan Bloom,
‘… sexual looseness teaches people about
the erotic but somehow leaves them "flat
sou...
SEX APART FROM MARRIAGE
1. Sex Was Created by God and Is Good.
2. Sex Apart from Marriage Involves Sinful
Behavior.
3. Sex...
SEX APART FROM MARRIAGE
"To want what is wrong sexually
is just as evil as to do
what is wrong sexually."
SEX APART FROM MARRIAGE
1. Sex Was Created by God and Is Good.
2. Sex Apart from Marriage Involves
Sinful Behavior.
3. Sex...
SEX APART FROM MARRIAGE
"even a hint of sexual immorality, or of any
kind of impurity, or of greed, because these
are impr...
SEX APART FROM MARRIAGE
5. Sex Apart from Marriage Restricts
Freedom.
SEX APART FROM MARRIAGE
In this world, ' everything has a design and
function, and we get along best when we
stay within t...
SEX APART FROM MARRIAGE
… We are most fulfilled when we stay within
that divine guideline. We are free, of course,
to enga...
SEX APART FROM MARRIAGE
… He or she is caught in the strangling hold
of uncontrolled impulses and often has
trouble gettin...
SEX APART FROM MARRIAGE
THE CAUSES OF SEX APART FROM MARRIAGE
1. Environmental stimulation.
(a)Social Atmosphere.
(b)Sexua...
SEX APART FROM MARRIAGE
THE CAUSES OF SEX APART FROM MARRIAGE
1. Environmental stimulation.
2. Internal pressure.
(a)Curio...
SEX APART FROM MARRIAGE
THE CAUSES OF SEX APART FROM MARRIAGE
1. Environmental stimulation.
2. Internal pressure.
(d)The S...
SEX APART FROM MARRIAGE
1 John 4:4
"…the one who is in you is greater than the
one who is in the world."
SEX APART FROM MARRIAGE
THE EFFECTS OF SEX OUTSIDE OF MARRIAGE
SEX APART FROM MARRIAGE
Romans 1: 28-32
“… do not think it worthwhile to retain the
knowledge of God,” so he leaves them t...
SEX APART FROM MARRIAGE
POTENTIAL HARM CAUSED BY SEX OUTSIDE MARRIAGE
1. Emotional Effects.
2. Interpersonal Effects.
3. S...
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Pastor Elio Marrocco's "Sex Apart From Marriage" sermon at New Life Christian Church on February 14, 2014. You can learn more about New Life Christian Church here: http://www.newlifecc.ca

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Sex Apart From Marriage

  1. 1. SEX APART FROM MARRIAGE
  2. 2. SEX APART FROM MARRIAGE 'THE THREE TYPES OF LOVE' • EROS • PHILEO • AGAPE
  3. 3. SEX APART FROM MARRIAGE "What is eros love?"
  4. 4. SEX APART FROM MARRIAGE “Sexuality, like everything else created, has fallen into trouble.”
  5. 5. SEX APART FROM MARRIAGE Gary Collins, ‘That which God created for enjoyment and intimacy has become perverted—the major example of the sin and moral sickness that characterizes modern human beings.’
  6. 6. SEX APART FROM MARRIAGE 1. Sex Was Created by God and Is Good. 2. Sex Apart from Marriage Involves Sinful Behavior.
  7. 7. SEX APART FROM MARRIAGE 1 Corinthians 6:9-11, 13-20 9 Don’t you realize that those who do wrong will not inherit the Kingdom of God? Don’t fool yourselves. Those who indulge in sexual sin, or who worship idols, or commit adultery, or are male prostitutes, or practice homosexuality,…
  8. 8. SEX APART FROM MARRIAGE 1 Corinthians 6:9-11, 13-20 … 10 or are thieves, or greedy people, or drunkards, or are abusive, or cheat people— none of these will inherit the Kingdom of God. 11 Some of you were once like that. But you were cleansed; you were made holy; you were made right with God by calling on the name of the Lord Jesus Christ and by the Spirit of our God…
  9. 9. SEX APART FROM MARRIAGE 1 Corinthians 6:9-11, 13-20 …But you can’t say that our bodies were made for sexual immorality. They were made for the Lord, and the Lord cares about our bodies. 14 And God will raise us from the dead by his power, just as he raised our Lord from the dead…
  10. 10. SEX APART FROM MARRIAGE 1 Corinthians 6:9-11, 13-20 …15 Don’t you realize that your bodies are actually parts of Christ? Should a man take his body, which is part of Christ, and join it to a prostitute? Never! 16 And don’t you realize that if a man joins himself to a prostitute, he becomes one body with her? For the Scriptures say, “The two are united into one.” …
  11. 11. SEX APART FROM MARRIAGE 1 Corinthians 6:9-11, 13-20 …17 But the person who is joined to the Lord is one spirit with him. 18 Run from sexual sin! No other sin so clearly affects the body as this one does. For sexual immorality is a sin against your own body…
  12. 12. SEX APART FROM MARRIAGE 1 Corinthians 6:9-11, 13-20 … 19 Don’t you realize that your body is the temple of the Holy Spirit, who lives in you and was given to you by God? You do not belong to yourself, 20 for God bought you with a high price. So you must honor God with your body.
  13. 13. SEX APART FROM MARRIAGE Psalm 73:1-20 1 Surely God is good to Israel, to those who are pure in heart. 2 But as for me, my feet had almost slipped; I had nearly lost my foothold. 3 For I envied the arrogant when I saw the prosperity of the wicked…
  14. 14. SEX APART FROM MARRIAGE Psalm 73:1-20 …They have no struggles; their bodies are healthy and strong. 5 They are free from common human burdens; they are not plagued by human ills. 6 Therefore pride is their necklace; they clothe themselves with violence…
  15. 15. SEX APART FROM MARRIAGE Psalm 73:1-20 … 7 From their callous hearts comes iniquity; their evil imaginations have no limits. 8 They scoff, and speak with malice; with arrogance they threaten oppression. 9 Their mouths lay claim to heaven, and their tongues take possession of the earth…
  16. 16. SEX APART FROM MARRIAGE Psalm 73:1-20 …10 Therefore their people turn to them and drink up waters in abundance. 11 They say, “How would God know? Does the Most High know anything?” 12 This is what the wicked are like— always free of care, they go on amassing wealth…
  17. 17. SEX APART FROM MARRIAGE Psalm 73:1-20 …13 Surely in vain I have kept my heart pure and have washed my hands in innocence. 14 All day long I have been afflicted, and every morning brings new punishments. 15 If I had spoken out like that, I would have betrayed your children…
  18. 18. SEX APART FROM MARRIAGE Psalm 73:1-20 …16 When I tried to understand all this, it troubled me deeply 17 till I entered the sanctuary of God; then I understood their final destiny. 18 Surely you place them on slippery ground; you cast them down to ruin…
  19. 19. SEX APART FROM MARRIAGE Psalm 73:1-20 …19 How suddenly are they destroyed, completely swept away by terrors! 20 They are like a dream when one awakes; when you arise, Lord, you will despise them as fantasies.
  20. 20. SEX APART FROM MARRIAGE Allan Bloom, ‘… sexual looseness teaches people about the erotic but somehow leaves them "flat souled"-going through life devoid of imagination, with few ideals, afraid of both isolation and detachment, and with no real ability to form lasting commitments.’
  21. 21. SEX APART FROM MARRIAGE 1. Sex Was Created by God and Is Good. 2. Sex Apart from Marriage Involves Sinful Behavior. 3. Sex Apart from Marriage Involves Sinful Thinking.
  22. 22. SEX APART FROM MARRIAGE "To want what is wrong sexually is just as evil as to do what is wrong sexually."
  23. 23. SEX APART FROM MARRIAGE 1. Sex Was Created by God and Is Good. 2. Sex Apart from Marriage Involves Sinful Behavior. 3. Sex Apart from Marriage Involves Sinful Thinking. 4. Sex Apart from Marriage Involves Sinful Talk.
  24. 24. SEX APART FROM MARRIAGE "even a hint of sexual immorality, or of any kind of impurity, or of greed, because these are improper for God's holy people. Nor should there be 'obscenity, foolish talk or coarse joking, which are out or place…"
  25. 25. SEX APART FROM MARRIAGE 5. Sex Apart from Marriage Restricts Freedom.
  26. 26. SEX APART FROM MARRIAGE In this world, ' everything has a design and function, and we get along best when we stay within these guidelines. A fish, for example, is designed to swim in the sea, and although it is free to jump onto the shore, the results would be tragic. In the same way, the Bible states that the human body is created for sex within marriage…
  27. 27. SEX APART FROM MARRIAGE … We are most fulfilled when we stay within that divine guideline. We are free, of course, to engage in immorality, but such actions are unwise because they ultimately will have harmful aftereffects. The person who cannot resist sexual temptation is not free...
  28. 28. SEX APART FROM MARRIAGE … He or she is caught in the strangling hold of uncontrolled impulses and often has trouble getting free without the help of a counselor.’ (From a Commentary)
  29. 29. SEX APART FROM MARRIAGE THE CAUSES OF SEX APART FROM MARRIAGE 1. Environmental stimulation. (a)Social Atmosphere. (b)Sexual Convenience. (c) Liberal Values. (d)Inappropriate Education.
  30. 30. SEX APART FROM MARRIAGE THE CAUSES OF SEX APART FROM MARRIAGE 1. Environmental stimulation. 2. Internal pressure. (a)Curiosity. (b)Uncontrolled Fantasy. (c) The Search for Identity and Self-Esteem.
  31. 31. SEX APART FROM MARRIAGE THE CAUSES OF SEX APART FROM MARRIAGE 1. Environmental stimulation. 2. Internal pressure. (d)The Search for Intimacy and Closeness. (e)Escape or Rebellion. (f) Satanic Influence.
  32. 32. SEX APART FROM MARRIAGE 1 John 4:4 "…the one who is in you is greater than the one who is in the world."
  33. 33. SEX APART FROM MARRIAGE THE EFFECTS OF SEX OUTSIDE OF MARRIAGE
  34. 34. SEX APART FROM MARRIAGE Romans 1: 28-32 “… do not think it worthwhile to retain the knowledge of God,” so he leaves them to their lust, sexual impurity, depraved minds, degrading behavior, and tendency to “not only continue to do these very things but also approve of those who practice them.”
  35. 35. SEX APART FROM MARRIAGE POTENTIAL HARM CAUSED BY SEX OUTSIDE MARRIAGE 1. Emotional Effects. 2. Interpersonal Effects. 3. Spiritual Effects. 4. Physical Effects.

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