Jump to navigation. Christians are not exempt from sexual sin. If you are such a person who has fallen into fornication, adultery, pornography, homosexuality, lesbianism, bestiality, or any other sexual deviation, then you need to stop.
Strongly condemning sin as sin is in actuality showing deep compassion for a person who is caught up in such an act but does not realize that repentance is needed. And that is what some of you were. It is important for us to observe that Paul speaks of those believers in Christ as once being adulterers, homosexual offenders, etc.
God's standards never change. Premarital sex is unacceptable. It always has been.
Healing for your sexuality is available; this is a very hopeful truth! But you must realize that your sexuality is deep and core to your nature as a human being. Therefore, sexual brokenness can be one of the deepest types of brokenness a person might experience.
What happened to Purity Girl? I was the poster child for it. This was supposed to be my area of expertise.
I regularly meet women who are haunted by the shame of their sexual choices even decades later. At Boundless, many of you have written expressing the pain of feeling forever condemned for premarital sexpornographymasturbationhaving an abortion or other sexual sin :. I was ashamed for not knowing in the first place and for even wanting to know!
I t is no secret—Hollywood glamorizes sex. Although the consequences of our sins unplanned pregnancies, sexually transmitted diseases, emotional ties, etc. Resist the urge to make excuses for your sin of sexual immorality.
Opinions expressed are solely those of the author s. For from within, out of the heart of man, come evil thoughts, sexual immorality, theft, murder, adultery, coveting, wickedness, deceit, sensuality, envy, slander, pride, foolishness. All these evil things come from within, and they defile a person.
By this ye may know if a man repenteth of his sins—behold, he will confess them and forsake them. The purging out of sin would be impossible but for the total repentance of the individual and the kind mercy of the Lord Jesus Christ in his atoning sacrifice. Only by these means can man recover, be healed and washed and purged, and still be eligible for the glories of eternity.
Sexual immorality runs amok in our culture today. The anonymity of the Internet and wireless technology has allowed people to pursue sexual immorality more than ever before. Today, pornographic images and movies can be viewed with ease, sexually explicit music is common, and extramarital sexual activity is seen by many as normal.