his man was walking alone on Earth, not that he needed to be in the company of someone, better yet, not that he felt he needed to, but God saw his heart and understood that he would be happier if he could have someone by his side. Then God created Eve! Sex is more than a physical act or a procreation behavior, or even more than a clash of loving souls; it’s the ultimate stage of intimacy!
That’s why we don’t go around having sex with anyone, that’s why it’s so special. It bounds two bodies into one, it results in the fructification of the image of God on man. It is one the most special blessings about a man. What glory is that? To carry the image of God, to beget another being just like us, and like that extend God’s image.
No other rational entity created by God carries that power but man. That does not mean that we are gods ourselves, but our very existence and multiplication point to this higher being, God the creator of all things. With all the bad intentions nowadays and the misconception of intimacy, sex has been treated by the world as a recreation process and by the church as a subject strictly forbidden.
But in the days of Adam and the first humans, sex was part of a behavior of the family. Sex and procreation were so naturally behaved that the organs had no special treatment before the sin. As an example of it, we have this passage: So the servant put his hand under the thigh of Abraham his master and swore to him concerning this matter. (Genesis 24:9 NKJV) In this case, Abraham’s servant actually grabbed his sexual organ to make this promise; why is that? That was a sign of man’s honor at stake if the promise was broken, his heritage would be in disgrace, so the promise would not be fulfilled.
Furthermore, Jesus said: Jesus answered and said to them, “You are mistaken, not knowing the Scripture nor the power of God. For in the resurrection they neither marry nor are given into marriage, but are like angels of God in heaven. (Mathew 22:29-30 NKJV) And that was it, the sexual reality of it was for this stage of human nature. Now coming back to God’s reality of it, we are invited by God into this journey by the time we find a companion for life, so it will not become a self-fulfillment journey, but a Godly fulfillment pleasure on our spouse.
Remember that God’s blessing within us, bury fruits! And that’s why on the product of intimacy it is our children. We multiply the image of God on earth. In other words, it is serious business; it’s not a recreation human behavior, a relaxation method, or even a pleasure fulfilling process. Sex is the highest point of intimacy that will only be possible if we apply the realities of it, from beginning to end.
Did you know that almost six out of ten teens leave the church at some point? Nearly 60% of high school students who grow up going to church will close the doors to a Christian life. And usually, they don't come back (survey by the Barna Group). "Because of people breaking the laws and sin being everywhere, the love in the hearts of many people will become cold." Matthew 24:12
Whenever I answer a question like this, I’m deeply aware that someone may be reading this who is seriously contemplating suicide—and I would do everything in my power to convince them not to take that final, drastic step. With Christ, there is always hope. If that’s you, please hear me. Don’t you dare do that! Jesus and I deeply love you and need you.
(This post is written to Christian women and is based on a biblical worldview, supported with Scripture. Since the writing of this post, a sequel has been written, The Motive to Modesty.) Hurriedly I raked through my second dresser drawer in the dim light of the unlit closet, scrambling for pants of some kind. Finding some, I grabbed a workout shirt, jammed feet into tennis shoes and breathlessly answered the door for Mr. M. “Ready for breakfast?” he asked.