But for the last twenty years it has not been hushed up. It has been chattered about all day long. Yet it is still in a mess. If hushing up had been the cause of the trouble, ventilation would have set it right.
But it has not. I think it is the other way round. I think the human race originally hushed it up because it had become such a mess. Lewis includes this observation in his complete treaties on sexual morality in Mere Christianity, but not even Lewis could have grasped how prophetic his words would become.
In the hopes of bringing a little more clarity to this emotionally charged topic I present The Five Sex Lies. Sex is my Identity I urge you to consider that though your sexual urges certainly describe you, they should never define you. According to scripture we were made in the image of God, a God who has no gonads. The God of the Bible is nothing like the philandering gods of the Greeks or the multi-bosomed deities of Eastern religions Gen 1: Admittedly, Jesus was a man with the plumbing to prove it , but he taught us that Our Heavenly Father is Spirit John 4: There are many characteristics of God that, because we were made in His image, we are driven to imitate and celebrate.
God is creator, so made in His image we love to create. He is relational, so made in His image we seek relationships.
But alas, God is not sexual. No wonder our sex drive is likened to animal instinct. Read more in my original guest post over at FaithOnCampus.
Sex is the Ultimate Expression of Love The unmistakable message of our modern culture is that the right romantic relationship will make all the puzzle pieces of your life fit together. It will end your loneliness, heal your brokenness and secure your happiness. Only in the arms of your one true love you will finally be complete.
No wonder so many search so desperately for their soul mate. No wonder the proclivity to sexualize close relationships has become so prevalent.
Who has time for friends when your truest need is for a lover? This sex lie alone will undermine the overall success of your dating life, and can even sabotage your marriage before your wedding day.
Read the rest of my original guest post over at FaithOnCampus. Sex is the Reason for Living No lie; sex is amazing, but we were made for something bigger. And I mean something bigger besides God. We were made for something bigger! Not sure what it is? Sex is Simple This one is personal to me, because… This Sex Lie controlled me until my 30s and discovering the truth behind it empowered me not only to break my addiction to porn, but to end the reign of sexual fantasy over my thought life! In short, I finally grasped what was actually driving my sex drive.
So simple we teach it to children in Junior High. Or is it kindergarten now? OK, who took the banana? You get over here and — Billy you spit that banana out right now! Is that what drives our sex drive: Whether you happen to be hungry or horny or both at the moment, read the rest of my original guest post over at FaithOnCampus.