Many faith groups discuss what the Bible has to say about sexual behavior. But there are few biblical passages that reveal Jesus' beliefs on these matters. In fact, a case can be made that he did not directly discuss sexual activity at all. One source claims that the Christian Scriptures New Testament records suggestions, recommendations and instructions by Jesus on how we should behave and believe.
What the Bible Says About Sex — Bible Verses About Sex
By Phil Moore Tuesday 10 April If he did, you would begin to suspect that someone had doctored the text of the Bible because first-century Jews got married shortly after puberty girls around 13 or 14, guys a little bit older. That said, adultery - sex outside of marriage - was definitely an issue. The flip side of parents marrying off their children young, often to relative strangers, was that not all first-century marriages were happy. Jesus is talking about marriage and divorce, so we need to study the passage carefully for our own context, but some of what he says is very relevant to the question of sex before marriage. Jesus asks his listeners in verses 4 to So they are no longer two, but one.
And she does say the sorts of things in this book—about premarital sex and abortion and gay marriage—that make conservatives shudder. But in one respect at least, Knust, a School of Theology assistant professor, is a throwback. Long ago and in a place far away, Christians used to actually fear God. They saw a yawning gap between their limited intelligence and the mind of God. So they were exceedingly careful about presuming what God had to say about almost anything.
When it comes to the Bible and sex, you might be surprised to learn some of what's in the Holy Book. From procreation to pleasure, here's what the Bible really says about sex. In fact, one of the first things God says is instructing Adam and Eve to procreate. Genesis reads, "And God blessed them. And God said to them, 'Be fruitful and multiply and fill the earth and subdue it, and have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the heavens and over every living thing that moves on the earth.