Couples 11

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Couples 11

  1. 1. Chapter 11: X3Pure Couples Series
  2. 2. Sex
  3. 3. Sex • God’s view of sex
  4. 4. Sex • God’s view of sex - He invented sex
  5. 5. Sex • God’s view of sex - He invented sex - It is beautiful
  6. 6. Sex • God’s view of sex - He invented sex - It is beautiful - Sex is a gift
  7. 7. Sex
  8. 8. Sex • 1 Corinthians 7:3-4 “The husband should fulfill his marital duty to his wife, and likewise the wife to her husband. The wife’s body does not belong to her alone but also to her husband. In the same way, the husband’s body does not belong to him alone but also to his wife.”
  9. 9. Sex
  10. 10. Sex • At the wedding chapel you exchange rings
  11. 11. Sex • At the wedding chapel you exchange rings • Marriage is an exchange of lives
  12. 12. Sex • At the wedding chapel you exchange rings • Marriage is an exchange of lives • v.5 “Do not deprive each other except by mutual consent and for a time, so that you may devote yourselves to prayer. Then come together again so that Satan will not tempt you because of your lack of self-control.”
  13. 13. Sex • At the wedding chapel you exchange rings • Marriage is an exchange of lives • v.5 “Do not deprive each other except by mutual consent and for a time, so that you may devote yourselves to prayer. Then come together again so that Satan will not tempt you because of your lack of self-control.” • Sexuality provides the spark in the marriage relationship
  14. 14. Sex
  15. 15. Sex • One of the tools Satan uses to tempt us is pornography
  16. 16. Sex • One of the tools Satan uses to tempt us is pornography • God’s desire and plan were never to find sexual satisfaction outside the marital relationship
  17. 17. Sex • One of the tools Satan uses to tempt us is pornography • God’s desire and plan were never to find sexual satisfaction outside the marital relationship • Don’t shortchange your marriage and sexual experience by settling for a counterfeit that will never satisfy
  18. 18. Sex
  19. 19. Sex • It is hard work.
  20. 20. Sex • It is hard work. • Pay the price, make it happen. Expect it to take a while.
  21. 21. Sex
  22. 22. Sex • Sex is tied to man’s respect
  23. 23. Sex • Sex is tied to man’s respect - When a wife deprives her husband of sex, for whatever reason, he feels unwanted and not respected.
  24. 24. Sex • Sex is tied to man’s respect - When a wife deprives her husband of sex, for whatever reason, he feels unwanted and not respected. - Men want to be wanted by their wives.
  25. 25. Differences in the Sexes
  26. 26. Differences in the Sexes • Men are more compartmentalized
  27. 27. Differences in the Sexes • Men are more compartmentalized • Women are more global or relational
  28. 28. Demonstration
  29. 29. Demonstration • Men, consider asking your wives: “What is the heaviest burden you are carrying right now?”
  30. 30. Sex
  31. 31. Sex • Love and Respect by Emerson Eggerichs
  32. 32. Sex • Love and Respect by Emerson Eggerichs - “For a man to get to a woman’s body he first must minister to her emotional needs.”
  33. 33. Sex • Love and Respect by Emerson Eggerichs - “For a man to get to a woman’s body he first must minister to her emotional needs.” - “For a woman to get to a man’s heart she must first minister to his body.”
  34. 34. Sex
  35. 35. Sex • God invented sex and through it reveals who He is
  36. 36. Sex • God invented sex and through it reveals who He is • Sex as a union of the soul
  37. 37. Sex • God invented sex and through it reveals who He is • Sex as a union of the soul • Sex gets better over the years
  38. 38. Homework Assignment
  39. 39. Homework Assignment • Discuss the differences of your views on sex.

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