AT I O N & S E X U A L I M M O R A L I T Y • Sex- covenantal sexual intercourse that occurs between two spouse of the opposite sex. • Fornication- voluntary sexual intercourse that occurs between two people of the opposite sex. • Sexual Immorality- a surrendering of sexual purity • Sexual Perversion- voluntary and/or involuntary experience with unnatural forms of sex.
AT I O N & S E X U A L I M M O R A L I T Y • Masturbation- self-sexual stimulation of penis/ vagina • Sensuality- Devotion to gratifying bodily appetites; free indulgence in carnal pleasures. • Homosexuality- sexual attraction to a person of the same sex.
A R E H AV I N G S E X ! • 80 percent of unmarried evangelical young adults have had sex. • 64 percent have done so within the last year and 42 percent are in a current sexual relationship. • 65 percent of the women obtaining abortions identify themselves as either Protestant (37 percent) or Catholic (28 percent). • Christians ages 18 and 29 are almost as sexually active as their non-Christian peers.
E R S I O N • About one in 10 children will be sexually abused before their 18th birthday. • Nearly 70% of all reported sexual assaults (including assaults on adults) occur to children aged 17 and under • Of children who are SEXUALLY ABUSED 20% are abused before the age of 8.
E R S I O N • Approximately 40 million people in the United States are sexually involved with the internet. • 2.5 billion emails per day are pornographic. • 25 percent of all search engine requests are pornography-related. • 72 million internet users visit pornography web sites per year • 43% of all internet users view pornographic material 1 out of 3 are female.
S H A M E • “Sex transcends a physical act.” • Beat up vs Raped • “God designed sex to alter our existence.” (Gen. 2:24) • “Shame & contempt are the mascara of sexual brokenness.” • “Jesus must be invited to sit at the table of your sexuality.” (Rev. 3:20)
T I O N O V E R R E S E T • “The transcendence of sexual brokenness begins from the inside out.” (Romans 12:2) • Turning from fornication toward glory. • “Repentance” carries the notion of a change of mind. • Convinced mind-convicted heart-consecrated steps. • Error removed and truth inserted. • Tedious-Trivial-Terrorizing for transformation. (John 17:17)
O L O V E R S E L F E S T E E M • The prodigal son had high self-esteem but no self-control. • Self-control makes decisions based on what pleases God. • Control thyself & God will control thy pleasures!
N D M E N T S 1. Affectionate expressions are for your spouse. 2. Penis’ aren’t an expression of passion. 3. Cancel ALL fantasies. 4. Trespassers will be violated. 5. Find where God has drawn the line.
N D M E N T S 6. If Jesus sent you, you won’t violate me. 7. Curfew, boundaries & standards keep me from falling. 8. At least 4 (Trinity + 1) people per outing with the opposite sex. 9. Real love is first. 10. Today is a new day.