Archive for February, 2012

Sex and Marriage: A Christian Response

by Providence Crowder

Though sex is not dirty, it can be an unclean thing.  I know, I know, everybody’s doing it.  A whole lot of somebodies are doing a whole lot of it—there are over seven billion people on this earth!  We are black and white, rich and poor, and we speak in different tongues, but where did we come from?  Now that’s a question for the ages!   The Word of God says this about our origins:  God “spoke, and it came to be; he commanded, and it stood firm” (Ps. 33:9).   God breathed, and man became a living soul.

We are born and we die, but is there any other purpose to life?  Surely we are more than evolving cosmic accidents with no purpose for living other than to exist, survive, and die as some secularists imply.  Then for what purpose do we exist?  Science cannot tell us.  Though it helps us understand how God’s created things function in nature, science gives us no answers on how they ought to perform—it cannot determine right from wrong.  For example, science cannot tell us that it is wrong for an adult to have a sexual interest in a three year old child.  Pedophilia is an issue of morality.    (more…)