Romance, Sex and Marriage

Contrary to what the religious mind might think marriage is not a Christian thing, it’s a humanity thing. Marriage was not instituted after Jesus rose from the dead it was instituted in the Garden of Eden. Because marriage is a humanity thing God recognises marriages that are not conducted in church. The marriage ceremony is culture based. And that’s not saying don’t marry in church. If in your culture drinking a cup of cold water is how you get married, God will recognise it. And if it’s climbing a tree God will recognise it. The conjugal ceremony is culture based. The church ceremony is a cultural expression. All that wearing of white is cultural. Up till mid-19th century brides didn’t wear white. The first person to do so was Queen Victoria. That was on 10th February 1840,179 years ago. There are two clear implications from the foregoing:
a. A non-Christian couple can have a wonderful marriage.
b. A Christian couple can have a horrible marriage.


What if Joseph had Slept With Mrs. Potiphar?

Mrs. Potiphar was a racist. And a sexual predator. Of course we all know the story of Joseph! Poor Jewish boy forcefully abducted from his home country finds himself in an Egyptian slave market. His brothers sold him to the Ishmaelites, his second cousins who then resold him in Egypt. He wound up in the Read more about What if Joseph had Slept With Mrs. Potiphar?[…]

Is There A Spiritual Dimension To Sex?

Urban Legends examines widely held myths from a Biblical perspective.   There are things in life we cannot fully understand from a physical perspective alone. Reality is two-dimensional – the physical and spiritual. Paul tells us the spiritual is eternal but the physical is temporal. (2 Corinthians 4:18) Without the spiritual perspective therefore we can Read more about Is There A Spiritual Dimension To Sex?[…]

What Does God Say About Sex In Marriage?

Contrary to popularly held notions about God’s word, the Bible is actually not shy about discussing sex. Some imagine such a subject taboo to a holy God, which explains why many churches don’t talk about sex; or why they’re only broached in special conclaves like premarital counselling classes. Well, Paul wrote a letter containing instructions Read more about What Does God Say About Sex In Marriage?[…]