Excerpts taken from exactly just exactly How & when you should inform Your children About Intercourse, by Stan and Brenna Jones.
The the fact is that whenever most Christians look at the Bible and intercourse, they first think about the “don’ts.” That is understandable; the Bible plainly forbids particular actions. That is where our churches often focus, and definitely the prohibitions that are sexual essential. The actions declared immoral include in rough order of their appearance in the Bible
Adultery: The sin of a married person having intercourse with some body except that their partner is condemned when you look at the Ten Commandments (Exodus 20:14) as well as in many other areas. By extension, intimate immorality or “fornication” is condemned in several places such as for example Acts 15:29, 2 Corinthians 12:21, and Galatians 5:19.
Incest: The sin of intimate contact between close loved ones is condemned in Leviticus 18:6-18 and 20:11-22.
Sexual activity between wife and husband through the woman’s menstrual period: this course of action is condemned as unclean in Leviticus 18:19. Nevertheless, many evangelicals begin to see the prohibition as a function regarding the ceremonial that is jewish, which Christians aren’t under responsibility to obey.
Homosexual sex: intimate relationships between individuals of the sex that is same condemned such passages as Leviticus 18:22; 20:13; Deuteronomy 23:18; Romans 1:26-28; and 1 Corinthians 6:9. Read more