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But Everybody's Doing It! (16 of 40)
Series: 1 Corinthians - And You Think You've Got Problems
1 Corinthians 6:12-20
If you have your Bible, please turn to 1st Corinthians chapter 6. We've been going through verse by verse the Book of 1st Corinthians. And now we're in chapter 6 looking at verse 12 through the end of the chapter.
I remember when I was in college in the early 80s; I had a conversation with a friend. And she claimed to be a Christian, and she claimed that her boyfriend was a Christian, and she was telling me about this trip that they were getting ready to take to go to Cozumel. And they were all excited. And I said, ''How does that work when you and your boyfriend go on a trip out of the country like that?'' And I said, ''Do you get two hotel rooms or what do you do?'' She goes, ''Well, no, we get one hotel room.'' And she looked at me kind of weird. And then she said, ''This is the 80s!'' I said, ''Oh, okay, I didn't know things changed just because it was the 80s.'' And I've never forgotten that because her look and her tone and everything was like, ''Why would you even ask me about that? You know everybody is doing it. Everybody goes on trips with their boyfriend, and it's no big deal. And this is the 80s. And life has changed. And some of those morals and morays from the past, well, that's passé and that's old hat, and we don't live like that anymore. And, hey, what's the big deal, anyway, if I want to go share a hotel room with my boyfriend?'' What's the big deal about sexual immorality? That was back in the early 80s when I had that conversation with this person.
Fast forward to our day and age, 2011, thirty years later, and it's so much more so, the idea that, hey, everybody's doing it, and it's okay, and it's no big deal. And really, the more that we speak and preach today and you have people that are coming that have never been in church before, they've grown up in a society and they've watched that on TV and it s ...
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