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But What if the Bible Calls it Sinful?

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Questions about masturbation, birth control, premarital sex, homosexuality, nonbinary gender, and even open relationships need more than the unsupportable claim that “The Bible says it’s sinful”… because time after time the evidence does not support the mainstream conclusions. All these things can be sinful, and so can married, heterosexual, reproductive sex. The Biblical teaching about sexual sin does not draw the same lines as the dominant Christian traditions – whether conservative or liberal.

We cannot just dismiss the problem of sexual sin. It just looks completely different than what I expected when I set out to study it!

Is Sex-Work a Sin? Understanding Prostitution in the Bible

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This deep-dive Bible study examines prostitution and its portrayal in the Bible, noting that it was neither condemned nor condoned. It explores various Bible verses that mention prostitution, the symbolism used in relation to sex work, and how its understanding varies within different contexts. The post concludes by discussing a statement by Jesus that tax collectors and prostitutes will enter the kingdom of God before religious people, prompting reflections on belief and the possibility of being a Christian sex worker.

How far is too far? An easy way to tell if it’s sexual immorality…

https://youtube.com/shorts/ElgKMuJJOag?feature=share Check out this video on YouTube…and send me a message if you want the full teaching. This is what we miss by translating the word porneia as fornication…and it’s the reason why I wrote a whole book on the topic.

Jesus’ Teaching on Divorce: An Old Testament Context

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Jesus reinterpreted Old Testament teachings on divorce, claiming it was not intended in the original divine plan. He taught that unless a wife had acted immorally (porneia), divorcing her was tantamount to adultery. Therefore, marriage should not be dissolved arbitrarily, as was common in those times. His teachings marked a significant shift in viewing divorce as a breach of covenant, thus equalizing the relational responsibility of men and women. This concept and its implications call for deeper investigation.

Polyamory and the Bible

A life of wisdom calls us to understand why we make the moral and ethical decisions that we do…and be able to explain it to others.

Here are some of the complicated issues we have to address in order to do this successfully:

Lust is NOT a Sin

Christians are not supposed to have sexual desire. Here’s why:

Lust is a sin
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Christians are not supposed to sin
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Christians are not supposed to lust.

And if lust is the same thing as sexual desire…

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