Better Sex, Part 4 – When You’ve Sinned Sexually

I'm not a flat view of sin (every sin is the same in God's eyes) guy because I don't think it holds up under biblical scrutiny. There is a greatest sin, and Paul singles out sexual sin as the only one that is a sin against one's own body. Sexual sin is destructive because it […]

Better Sex, Part 3 – Overcoming Temptation

Temptation and sin are different. Jesus himself was tempted, but was without sin. That's what we should aim for–to be without sin in the face of temptation. Temptation often morphs into sin of impure thoughts or sinful action when given the opportunity and elements to grow. Because we want to please God and avoid sexual […]

Better Sex, Part 2 – Can We Control Our Desires?

When I was a college freshman at Pepperdine, I was asked to read Aristophones' Lysistrata. Here's the gist of it: In a fairly graphic farce, Lysistrata persuades the other women to withhold sexual privileges from their men as a means of forcing them to end the Peloponnesian War. After withholding sex from their men for just […]