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Sex According to God
Song of Solomon 4:1-5:1
The wedding ceremony is over. The cake has been eaten. The rice has been thrown. Solomon and the Shulamite have changed into their traveling clothes and they are on their way on their honeymoon. They are anxiously awaiting the wedding night.
Do you remember your wedding night? Perhaps most of you had unusual things take place on that wedding night. I remember my wedding night quite well. In fact, I remember that when we got to where we were staying, before Janet would go into our room, she had to get on the telephone and call her mother. I have never known what in the world she wanted to call her mother for. I have never even had the courage to ask her what she had to say. I'm afraid that when she got her on the phone she probably said, "Help!" But when we finally did get into the room, Janet came out with those fluffy white rabbit hair house shoes. I came out with my Bible. We read the Bible. We read Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John. Finally, we got down to the Acts. It was quite an evening. I don't guess most of us will ever forget our wedding night.
I'm going to talk about the wedding night today and I want to say to you that nothing I'm going to say is going to be objectionable. I have the children out because I didn't want anyone to feel like I was insensitive to what was going to be said. But it should not be objectionable to anyone.
Titus 1, verse 15 says, "To the pure, all things are pure. But to them that are defiled and unbelieving is nothing pure. Even their mind and conscious is defiled." So if you have come in here this morning and you planned to be offended, I'm sure there is something I'm going to say which is going to offend you. But there should actually be nothing objectionable about what I'm going to say, but it may be just a little bit uncomfortable. We are normally unaccustomed to talking about these kinds of matters in the setting of a servi ...
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