Today’s message is a reblog from August 12, 2013
This message came up in conversation recently. I pray that many are led into truth over it.
Today, I am going to discuss a subject that is “very touchy” so please, pardon the pun.
We will be discussing SEX, why God emphatically states we should abstain from it if we are not married.
We are familiar with the many varied lifestyle choices people make as well as most of the physical consequences associated with pre-marital sex. We have the obvious ones, like unplanned pregnancy, sexually transmitted disease as well as the feeling of abandonment and disconnect experienced when a casual sexual relationship comes to naught! We are going to discuss the truth about what happens when to people create an unholy soul~tie.b
Some would argue that having sex before marriage is necessary, they will say that they need to know if the other person is a good match for them. That is an excuse, driven by a disobedient heart that is already at enmity with the Word because they have engaged in premarital sex already! If you have never had sex, then you would not argue that You needed to experience something that can not be the way they are going about it. No matter how you slice it, if you are having premarital sex, it is already ineligible for the blessings God has set aside for those who wait. The argument, from the perspective of the fornicator, is already warped, tainted and distorted from the truth of the facts, as they continue to pursue more hosts for their deviance.
4 Marriage is honourable in all, and the bed undefiled: but whoremongers and adulterers God will judge.
Sounds a but harsh, heh? Well, as my pastor says and I will paraphrase, I don’t tell you this to frighten you, I tell you this to Terrify you! You see, when two people have sex, their bodies coalesce, God refers to this as becoming “One flesh”. The meaning of One flesh, is both on the physical plane as well as the spiritual. So, just as one could contract a disease from another, one could also contract a demon (or many) simply form the act of fornicating. Gives new meaning to the term STD! This is real and not something to shrug off. The Bible says many times, “as in Earth so also in heaven”. If you drink poison, you will get sick or die, if you have a toxic mindset, you will become ill, make others ill and eventually reap terrible consequences, Likewise, the Bible says those that commit the sin of fornication are actually committing an act against their own body, whereas all other sins are committed externally, this one sin, is like none other, in that you are harming yourself as well as another!
1 Corinthians 6:1616 What? know ye not that he which is joined to an harlot is one body? for two, saith he, shall be one flesh.
1 Corinthians 6:18
18 Flee fornication. Every sin that a man doeth is without the body; but he that committeth fornication sinneth against his own body.
Some would say it is not easy staying celibate and pure. Is it easier to risk everything that is of true value?! In my opinion, NO! If you just met a woman or man, would you rush them over to your Bank’s ATM machine to show them your assets, 401K and give them the password to your account?! No, that would foolish and dangerous! But people unlock, disarm and expose the MOST valuable thing they own all the time, through unprotected, unwed Sex!
Women and men are motivated romantically and physically in different ways. God knew what He was doing when He designed us and I can assure you, He really got it right when it comes to this, after all, the ability to procreate is a special blessing given to humans, unlike angels. Different also from the animal world, as animals do not have a conscience. We have been given dominion over the animals and are not supposed to behave as basely as they do. “Animal sex” is a term you hear often and it means just what it sounds like, It’s not something to be proud of, seek or participate in!
From the perspective of a person seeking affection or love, doesn’t everyone want someone who will cherish and respect them? You can’t build a strong house on sinking sand, nor can you have a successful committed relationship when you undermine the very things that help support that foundation. I have four brothers and over time I have come to know their opinions on many things, ‘most men will take sex if offered’ but it is still deemed as trashy and disposable. Women set the bar, if you drop the requirements there is no prize and no one wins!
I am including some scriptures that will help you get a better understanding and hope that something you have heard or read here resonates with the spirit of truth that hopefully dwells within you!
1 Thessalonians 4:3-5
3 For this is the will of God, even your sanctification, that ye should abstain from fornication:
4 That every one of you should know how to possess his vessel in sanctification and honour;5 Not in the lust of concupiscence, even as the Gentiles which know not God:
1 Corinthians 6:19
19 What? know ye not that your body is the temple of the Holy Ghost which is in you, which ye have of God, and ye are not your own?
19 Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are these; Adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness,
20 Idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, variance, emulations, wrath, strife, seditions, heresies,21 Envyings, murders, drunkenness, revellings, and such like: of the which I tell you before, as I have also told you in time past, that they which do such things shall not inherit the kingdom of God.
2 Corinthians 6:14
14 Be ye not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness? and what communion hath light with darkness?
14 But every man is tempted, when he is drawn away of his own lust, and enticed.15 Then when lust hath conceived, it bringeth forth sin: and sin, when it is finished, bringeth forth death.
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