How to Re-Learn about Sex and Intimacy

How to Re-Learn about Sex and Intimacy

Where did you first learn about it? Was it in a class in school? From classmates, or older kids in the neighborhood? From the internet? Perhaps you’re one of those who was blessed to have parents, or a church youth leader, who fostered healthy conversations about sex. Or perhaps instead you learned from older relatives or others who harmed you through molestation, abuse, pornography, or other sexual exploitation. And then there’s the religious legalism that may have made sex a taboo and dirty subject for you. Perhaps you need to re-learn about sex and intimacy.

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Dealing with the Roots of Sexual “Stuff”

Dealing with the Roots of Sexual “Stuff”

If you’ve been mowing the weeds of troubling, unwanted, or ungodly sexual thoughts or behaviors and they keep growing back, it’s time to deal with the roots. “Trying harder” to control lust with behavior modification and accountability may be helpful as far as it goes. But for many people, it’s just not working. You may need to deal much more deeply with the roots of sexual “stuff.”

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The “Good News” About Sex

The “Good News” About Sex

Why talk about sex? Because God talks a lot about it, because the devil works overtime to distort and use it for his evil purposes, and because the gospel provides as overwhelmingly good news about sex as it does about everything else. And also because our current sexual culture provides an opportunity for the gospel to be good news when so much else is not.

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