The good news is, the Bible clearly agrees with the obvious natural facts: God intended man and wife to enjoy a passionate, pleasurable love life; not only to make babies, but to be enraptured with love. (Proverbs 5:18,19)
The bad news is, we live in a culture saturated with sexual messages that are contrary to God's instructions about sex and marriage. We're continually bombarded with images and messages that declare it is normal and acceptable to get satisfaction anywhere and any way we can.
Well, duh? Widespread AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases, the murder of millions of unborn babies, countless ruined marriages... they all testify to the greater wisdom of God's original plan for sex. We could go on and on about it, but we're Christians. We know better, right?
We agree with God. Or do we? Pre-marital sex, adultery, divorce and pornography have invaded the church. Our actions speak louder than our words.
If the church, doesn't "get it right" how can we expect anyone else to? It is time for a change. God is not a fool that He can be mocked, judgment cannot wait forever, his mercy has been patient, but the honor of His name and the souls of millions are at stake.
Let's be honest. Even though we in the church know what is right and wrong, our actions show that our attitude about sex has definitely been infected by the world's standards. The first step to healing and restoration is admitting we have a problem. That much is obvious.
How can Christ return for a spotless bride in America? What can you do to make a difference? Countless Christian books have been written on the subject of sex and marriage, many of them have a lot of great advice, but the sexual problems still remain. Is it really that difficult? What are we missing? The answer may be more simple than we think. What does God say about all this in His word?