Sex and death: Is God’s way best? – Ezekiel 24, Part 5

This week in Ezekiel chapter 24, we’ve learned at least two important things about God’s heart.  First, his desire for holiness, and in particular, how that relates to human sexuality.  Second, his desire for us to trust him when it seems he has allowed something terribly unfair in our lives, in particular the death ofContinue reading “Sex and death: Is God’s way best? – Ezekiel 24, Part 5”

The surprising thing God says about sex

You fill in the blank: “Sex is ________”. Too often we Christians have responded to our culture in negative, hurtful ways that have led people to conclude that we hate sex, that we think sex is bad.  Our young people have heard so often “don’t have sex”, that many Christians teens are scared of it,Continue reading “The surprising thing God says about sex”

What does the Bible say about Sex?

I feel a bit like the parent who knows they ought and need to talk with their pubescent child about the birds and the bees, but because it is so awkward they procrastinate. Except this time, I’m talking to the church, an entire congregation, on a Sunday morning, about the birds and bees. Yeah, weContinue reading “What does the Bible say about Sex?”

Why we have had four sermons about sex in less than two months

Do you realize that we have talked about sex in four sermons in less than two months?  Take a gander: March 30 – 1 Cor. 5:1-11 – Paul mentions incest and sexual immorality April 13 – 1 Cor. 6:9-11 – Paul mentions sexual immorality and homosexuality April 27 – 1 Cor 6:12-20 – The wholeContinue reading “Why we have had four sermons about sex in less than two months”