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Your Body: Under New Management
Your Body: Under New Management

Introduction

Sometimes when we read the Bible we fail to appreciate the way it was first experienced. For example, most of the New Testament books were ...


Use your body in a way that honors the One who owns it.


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God Pleasers

Introduction

Eddie Chapman was a British citizen in the early 1900s. He lived a life of low-level crime. During one of his stints in prison, he met two ...


You’ll know who you’re serving by whom you’re seeking to please.


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Your Questions about the Bible: Homosexuality
Your Questions about the Bible: Homosexuality

The story behind the sermon (by Rick McKinley)

I hesitate using this sermon as the ultimate model for how to preach on this topic. I suppose it is because ...


Your primary identity is not your sexuality; it's who you are as a man or woman in Christ.


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It's Just Sex!

Introduction

I'm starting a four week series on sex, marriage, and singleness. My text for this series will be 1 Corinthians 6:12-7:40, where Paul addresses ...


Sex is a physical and spiritual gift from God, but only within marriage.


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The Intimate Marriage

Introduction

This week we're talking about intimacy and the role that sex plays within marriage. Paul writes extensively about sex to the Christians living ...


Sex and marriage are gifts from God.


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The Genesis of Gender

Introduction

A year-and-a-half ago I decided I was going to sew a dress for my son's wedding. I got an "A" when I sewed an apron in Home Economics class ...


The creation account not only shows us God's original design for the sexes; it also displays fundamental truths about the nature of God.


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Sex: Safe, Sound, and Super

Introduction

When you read the Song of Solomon and when you read our Scripture passage today, 1 Corinthians 7, God makes it very plain, and he doesn't ...


God has always had a simple and beautiful plan for sex.


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What Your Spouse Wants You to Figure Out

From the editor:

Few preachers make better use of humor than Dave Stone. He's especially gifted at knowing exactly the right point to insert a funny line ...


Strive to be intimate friends who unselfishly serve one another.


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"Gay" Myths

Homosexuality is probably the most emotionally divisive issue facing our nation. It's a hot topic, as a range of Newsweek covers on the issue suggests: January ...


Since homosexuality is outside of God's will, we must deal with those desires just like any other sinful temptation.


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Beautiful Music

This past Thursday, I had lunch with an old friend. We enjoyed the lunch hour reminiscing about old times, about the time he took me fishing, about the ...



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Learning from Tiger Woods

From the editor

In late November 2009, a series of events led to a bevy of stories about infidelities on the part of golf's greatest player, Tiger ...


Let's find satisfaction in God alone, keep in mind that our sin will always find us out, and surround ourselves with good friends to keep us in check.


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What Do Men Want? What Do Women Want?

Introduction

When the Bible describes how the world was created, it uses the word good a lot. It says, "God created light" and "saw that the light was ...


God created men and women to complement, serve, and encourage one another.


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Patrol Your Pleasures

Introduction

When I ask you to give me an adjective that describes Jesus of Nazareth, what comes to mind for you? How many of you instantly thought of ...


When Jesus frowns on fun


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Surviving D-Day: Divorce

Introduction:

When we launched this series called “Surviving Your Personal D-Day Invasion,” we said that each of the attacks we would discuss comes as ...


Divorced people don’t need to shamefully wear the scarlet D the rest of their lives in disgrace.


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What's a Single to Do?

Oneness, the Bible says, is where two people in a miraculous, God designed way, become one. It is a beautiful thing. Dating is designed to prepare you ...


God is not a killjoy. He is just smart, with a protective perspective on sex for our welfare.


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A Sacred Romance

Sermon One

Introduction

A few months ago, Karen and I went to the movies. We were in the mood for a romantic comedy, so we went to see a film called Love, ...


What's God got to do with it?


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Doing It God's Way

Sermon Two

Introduction

More than ever, people want to know what love is. More than ever, people are confused. Last Sunday, we introduced this series by ...


The beauty of sex done rightly


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A Holy Longing

Sermon Three

Introduction

When I was doing youth ministry, we had a standard joke that whenever kids began to lose interest and drop out, all we had to ...


When love hurts


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God's Great Idea

Sermon Four

Introduction

Before we leave this series called "Love and the City," we need to say something about marriage. It seems there's an awful lot ...


Marriage, as God designed it, is wonderful


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Don't You Believe It! The Myth of No-Consequence Sex

Introduction:

Today we're looking at the seventh of the Ten Commandments—"You shall not commit adultery." I will admit to you that I approach this ...


Sex is given by God to strengthen absolute commitment to our spouse.


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Walking in Love

Introduction:

One of the most common metaphors in the NT for living a life of obedience to God and service to others is "walking the walk." Paul uses ...


God gives us the ability to walk in love, not in lust and sexual immorality.


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Finding Good Sex

I have received more comments on this sermon title than I have for any sermon that I have ever preached. From the moment the title went on the board some ...


What your body yearns for is symptomatic of the yearning of the soul.


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What Did Jesus Say About Sex?

Five commitments can lead to sexual righteousness.

Jesus in this section of the Sermon on the Mount talks about what it really means to be righteous or ...


Maintaining five basic commitments will safeguard sexual righteousness.


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Combining Conviction and Compassion

What does the Bible teach about homosexuality? Since I have been at this church, I have had to answer this question as well as a number of related questions ...


Homosexuality is not God's design or will, but a reflection of the broken sinfulness of humanity.


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Avoiding the Fatal Attraction

The dictionary defines lust this way: "An intense or unrestrained sexual craving." There are some secondary meanings. Sometimes it's used to mean an overwhelming ...


We can avoid sexual sin by guarding our eyes, minds, and hearts.


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When Fantasy Becomes Reality

Proverbs 7:6—15 (nlt): 

I was looking out the window of my house one day and saw a simpleminded young man who lacked common sense. He was crossing ...


God wants to save us from the pain of sexual immorality.


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