Sexuality: God’s Design
#6 from the series Disconnected
There are so many burning questions in our culture regarding sexuality. Gender issues…abuse by clergy…same-sex attractions…pornography…all real issues we must answer, but the focus this morning is what is God’s design and how do we honor Him in this complex, yet beautiful gift He has given us?
GOD’S DESIGN…the JOY of SEX
What does God think about sex?*
“I gave you the gift of sex that you might bear fruit”…_________________…Genesis 1:28
“I gave you the gift of sex for enjoyment”…____________…Proverbs 5:15-19
“I gave you the gift of sex as a defense against temptation”…________________…I Corinthians 7:5
What makes a great lover?
RADICAL __________ in a CULTURE of RAMPANT_____________…2:7; 3:5; 4:12
SPEAKING kind, tender words of _____________…4:1-7
LAVISHING with ___________…4:8-11
PREPARATION for ___________…4:12-15
ENJOYING God’s provision with __________…4:16—5:1
ENJOY GOD’S ____ of SEXUAL INTIMACY with your ________!
*this section from Intimate Issues, Linda Dillow & Lorraine Pintus