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The Reality Of Sexual Expression

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Is Your Bed Undefiled 11-22-2015

Pastor Aaron E. Lavender
Sunday Morning, November 22, 2015

Sermon Series: GOD AND HUMAN SEXUALITY – Sermon #6 

“Is Your Bed Undefiled?”

Hebrews 13:4

 

Introduction: 

I.  The Reality Of Sexual Expression: Heb. 13:4a, “Marriage is honorable among all, and the bed undefiled 

AMarriage is to be held in HONOR above all other human relationships (“Marriage is honorable among all”). 

  1.   Marriage is between a man and a woman in union throughout their lifetime (Gen. 2:18). 

  2. God chose to make a woman for the man; she is the divine compliment for her man (Gen. 2:18). 

  3. God presented the woman to the man with the knowledge that both were sexual beings (Gen. 1:28; 9:1, 7). 

  4. The union between the husband and wife is to be permanent (Gen. 2:24; Matt. 19:6; Malachi 2:16).

 

B. Marriage is the only relationship where sexual expression is considered pure (v.4b, “and the bed undefiled”).

The Reality Of Sexual Deviation: Heb. 13:4b, “but fornicators (whoremongers) and adulterers, God will judge.

II.  The Reality Of Sexual Deviation: Heb. 13:4b, “but fornicators (whoremongers) and adulterers, God will judge. 

A.  Counterfeit love

B.  Emotional turmoil.

C.  Physical consequences.

D.  Marital consequences.

E.   Spiritual consequences.

 CONCLUSION: How To Stay Pure?

  1. Protect your mind – 

  2. Don’t accommodate sin –

  3. Decide in advance –

 Good news! One day a woman was brought to Jesus, taken in the very act of adultery. She expected to be condemned, but Jesus said to her, “I don’t condemn you, go and sin no more” (John 8:11). LESSON: You can’t change your past, but your future is thus-far SPOTLESS!

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