Sexandthemarriedperson

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Culture and religion both often get it wrong when it comes to our sexuality. This message focuses on how that relates to married people.

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  1. 1. Warning: This message is rated pg-13. if you have children, you may want to take advantage of rivkids, our kids’ ministry.
  2. 2. I [ insert your name here ] Promise not to use Noel’s teaching today As a weapon against my spouse. Really I mean it, Seriously dude.
  3. 3. The store is composed of 6 floors, and the men increase in value as the shopper ascends the flights. There is, however, a catch. As you open the door to any floor you may choose a man from that floor, but if you go up a floor, you cannot go back down except to exit the building.
  4. 4. FLOOR 1 These men have jobs
  5. 5. FLOOR 2 These men have jobs and love kids
  6. 6. FLOOR 3 These men have jobs, love kids and are really really good looking
  7. 7. FLOOR 4 These men have jobs, love kids, are really really good looking and help with the housework
  8. 8. FLOOR 5 These men have jobs, love kids, are really really good looking, help with the housework and have a strong romantic streak
  9. 9. FLOOR 6 You are visitor No. 3,456,789,412 to this floor. There are no men on this floor. This floor exists solely as proof that women are impossible to please. Thank you for shopping at The Husband Store and have a nice day.
  10. 10. FLOOR 1 These women love sex
  11. 11. Marriage is a civil ceremony
  12. 12. marriage is a civil ceremony If a man seduces a virgin who is not engaged to anyone and has sex with her, he must pay the customary bride price and marry her. exodus 22:16
  13. 13. marriage is a covenant
  14. 14. marriage is a covenant Here is another thing you do. You cover the LORD’s altar with tears, weeping and groaning because he pays no attention to your offerings and doesn’t accept them with pleasure. malachi 2:13
  15. 15. marriage is a covenant You cry out, “Why doesn’t the LORD accept my worship?” I’ll tell you why! Because the LORD witnessed the vows you and your wife made when you were young. malachi 2:14 But you have been unfaithful to her, though she remained your faithful partner, the wife of your marriage vows.
  16. 16. marriage is a covenant But you have been unfaithful to her, though she remained your faithful partner, the wife of your marriage vows. malachi 2:14
  17. 17. marriage is a covenant Didn’t the LORD make you one with your wife? In body and spirit you are his. malachi 2:15
  18. 18. marriage is a picture of jesus and the church
  19. 19. marriage is a picture of jesus and the church And what does he want? Godly children from your union. So guard your heart; remain loyal to the wife of your youth. malachi 2:15
  20. 20. marriage is a picture of jesus and the church “For I hate divorce!” says the LORD, the God of Israel. “To divorce your wife is to overwhelm her with cruelty,” says the LORD of Heaven’s Armies. malachi 2:16
  21. 21. Some Pharisees came and tried to trap him with this question: “Should a man be allowed to divorce his wife for just any reason?” matthew 19:3
  22. 22. “Haven’t you read the Scriptures?” Jesus replied. “They record that from the beginning ‘God made them male and female.’” matthew 19:4-6 And he said, ‘This explains why a leaves his father and mother and is joined to his wife, and the two are united into one.’ Since they are no longer two but one, let no one split apart what God has joined together.”
  23. 23. And he said, ‘This explains why a leaves his father and mother and is joined to his wife, and the two are united into one.’ Since they are no longer two but one, let no one split apart what God has joined together.” matthew 19:5,6
  24. 24. Fission - The splitting of an unstable atomic nucleus into two or more nuclei. dictionary.com
  25. 25. “Then why did Moses say in the law that a man could give his wife a written notice of divorce and send her away?” they asked. matthew 19:7
  26. 26. Jesus replied, “Moses permitted divorce only as a concession to your hard hearts, but it was not what God had originally intended.” matthew 19:8 And I tell you this, whoever divorces his wife and marries someone else commits adultery—unless his wife has been unfaithful.”
  27. 27. “And I tell you this, whoever divorces his wife and marries someone else commits adultery unless his wife has been unfaithful.” matthew 19:9
  28. 28. Jesus’ disciples then said to him, “If this is the case, it is better not to marry!” matthew 19:10
  29. 29. “Not everyone can accept this statement,” Jesus said. “Only those whom God helps.” Some are born as eunuchs, 19:11 12 been made matthew some eunuchs by others, and some choose not to marry for the sake of the Kingdom of Heaven. Let anyone accept this who can.”
  30. 30. “Some are born as eunuchs, some have been made eunuchs by others, and some choose not to marry for the sake of the Kingdom of Heaven. Let anyone accept this who can.” matthew 19:12
  31. 31. “I wish everyone were single. just as I am. But God gives to some the gift of marriage, and to others the gift of singleness. I Corinthians 7:7
  32. 32. Kiss me and kiss me again, for your love is sweeter than wine. How fragrant your cologne; your name is like its spreading fragrance. No wonder all the young women love you! songs of songs 1:2,3
  33. 33. dwø;d dod — “Carouse, swing, rock, fondle, love, and to move by thrusts and pushes.”
  34. 34. How happy we are for you, O king. We praise your love even more than wine. songs of songs 1:4
  35. 35. How right they are to adore you. songs of songs 1:4
  36. 36. I am dark but beautiful, O women of Jerusalem— dark as the tents of Kedar, dark as the curtains of Solomon’s tents. Don’t stare at me because I am dark — the sun has darkened my skin. songs of songs 1:5,6
  37. 37. My brothers were angry with me; they forced me to care for their vineyards, so I couldn’t care for myself — my own vineyard. songs of songs 1:6
  38. 38. How beautiful you are, my darling, how beautiful! Your eyes are like doves. songs of songs 1:15
  39. 39. You are so handsome, my love, pleasing beyond words! The soft grass is our bed; fragrant cedar branches are the beams of our house, and pleasant smelling firs are the rafters. songs of songs 1:16,17 Song 2:1   I am the spring crocus blooming on the Sharon Plain, the lily of the valley.
  40. 40. I am the spring crocus blooming on the Sharon Plain, the lily of the valley. songs of songs 2:1
  41. 41. Like a lily among thistles is my darling among young women. songs of songs 2:1
  42. 42. Like the finest apple tree in the orchard is my lover among other young men. I sit in his delightful shade and taste his delicious fruit. songs of songs 2:3
  43. 43. Promise me, O women of Jerusalem, by the gazelles and wild deer, not to awaken love until the time is right. songs of songs 2:7
  44. 44. Promise me, O women of Jerusalem, by the gazelles and wild deer, not to awaken love until the time is right. songs of songs 3:5
  45. 45. Your teeth are as white as sheep, recently shorn and freshly washed. Your smile is flawless, each tooth matched with its twin. songs of songs 6:6
  46. 46. Awake, north wind! Rise up, south wind! Blow on my garden and spread its fragrance all around. Come into your garden, my love; taste its finest fruits. songs of songs 4:16
  47. 47. I slept, but my heart was awake when I heard my lover knocking and calling: “Open to me, my treasure, my darling, my dove, my perfect one.” songs of songs 5:2
  48. 48. But I responded, “I have taken off my robe. Should I get dressed again? I have washed my feet. Should I get them soiled?” songs of songs 5:3
  49. 49. “The biochemical urge we call the sex drive comes in two basic styles: aggressive and receptive. The aggressive sex drive is controlled not just by testosterone, as most people think, but by Theresa Crenshaw vasopressin, DHEA, serotonin, dopamine, and LHRH as well. (I have no idea what that means…I just felt smarter by reading it). The receptive sex drive… has been overlooked altogether. Receptive doesn’t necessarily mean passive but available, and perhaps willing, but without the initiative to pursue sex.”
  50. 50. vasopressin, DHEA, serotonin, dopamine, and LHRH as well. The receptive sex drive…has been overlooked altogether. Receptive doesn’t necessarily mean passive but available, and perhapsTheresa without the initiative to willing, but Crenshaw pursue sex.”
  51. 51. perhaps willing, but without the initiative to pursue sex.” Theresa Crenshaw
  52. 52. My lover tried to unlatch the door, and my heart thrilled within me. I jumped up to open the door for my love, and my hands dripped with perfume. My fingers dripped with lovely myrrh as I pulled back the bolt. songs of songs 5:4,5
  53. 53. I opened to my lover, but he was gone! My heart sank. I searched for him but could not find him anywhere. I called to him, but there was no reply. songs of songs 5:6
  54. 54. Yes, it is good to live a celibate life. But because there is so much sexual immorality, each man should have his own wife, and each woman should have her own husband. I corinthians 7:1-5 1Corinthians 7:3  The husband should fulfill his wife’s sexual needs, and the wife should fulfill her husband’s needs. 4 The wife gives authority over her body to her husband, and the husband gives authority over his body to his wife.
  55. 55.  The husband should fulfill his wife’s sexual needs, and the wife should fulfill her husband’s needs. The wife gives authority over her body to her husband, and the husband gives authority over his I corinthians 7:1-5 body to his wife. 1Corinthians 7:5  Do not deprive each other of sexual relations, unless you both agree to refrain from sexual intimacy for a limited time so you can give yourselves more completely to prayer.
  56. 56.  Do not deprive each other of sexual relations, unless you both agree to refrain from sexual intimacy for a limited time so you can give yourselves more completely to prayer. Afterward, corinthians 7:1-5 again so I you should come together that Satan won’t be able to tempt you because of your lack of self-control.
  57. 57. Afterward, you should come together again so that Satan won’t be able to tempt you because of your lack of self-control. I corinthians 7:1-5
  58. 58. Your Husband Needs to be Wanted - Shaunti Feldhahn, for women only
  59. 59. Your Husband Needs to be Wanted Choose to love him in the way he needs - Shaunti Feldhahn, for women only
  60. 60. Your Husband Needs to be Wanted Get into it - Shaunti Feldhahn, for women only
  61. 61. Your Husband Needs to be Wanted Get into it “We want a lady in the street but a freak in the bed.” - Shaunti Feldhahn, for women only
  62. 62. Your Husband Needs to be Wanted Make sex a priority - Shaunti Feldhahn, for women only
  63. 63. Your Husband Needs to be Wanted If you need help, get it. - Shaunti Feldhahn, for women only
  64. 64. “For guys, it seems, sex provides relief or escape from exhaustion. For women, we have to pull ourselves out of exhaustion in order to want to have sex.”
  65. 65. It’s not about you!
  66. 66. It’s not about you! Love your wife the way Jesus loves the church
  67. 67. It’s not about you! Warm her up
  68. 68. It’s not about you! Help her around the house
  69. 69. It’s not about you! Don’t take “Not tonight” personally--use it as a learning tool

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