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Sex and the Single Person (4 of 4)
Series: Sacred Sex: God's Glory and the Gift of Sex
1 Corinthians 6:18-20
INTRO: Well, I want you to take your Bibles now this morning and be finding your place at 1st Corinthians chapter 6 if you will. We are coming this morning to the last study in our series of sermons on the sensitive subject of sex that we have entitled, Sacred Sex: God's Glory And The Gift Of Sex. I do want to say that I really appreciate the encouragement that you have been to me during this series, both with your attendance as well as your words of affirmation, and I hope that this series has been, and will continue to be, an encouragement to you and your spouse in this most intimate of gifts that God has given to us.
This morning, as we finish up, I want you to know that we've saved the best for last, because this morning I want to talk to our single folks, both those who have never been married as well as those who are single again, and I want to show you what the Bible has to say about Sex And The Single Person. I thought about entitling this sermon, ''Just Say No,'' but then I realized that to just make that declaration without giving some information and inspiration would probably do more damage than good. Because let me say this, I know that as single men and single women you struggle with sexual desires just like anybody else. I know that. I know that the sex drive that God placed in you is strong. Paul even said that it burns like a fire. But as I said in our first sermon, fire under control can cook a meal, or warm a house, but fire out of control can burn that house down along with everybody in it. So, you've got to keep that desire and drive under control. Why? Because our heavenly father knows what's best and desires only the best for our lives.
ILLUS: Throughout this series, I've mentioned different works and quotes from that great Christian writer, C.S. Lewis, because one of the gifts that God has given to him and that ...
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