by Stuart Briscoe

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NOTE: This sermon is part 1 and 2 of a 5 part sermon series. Two sermons outlines are included in this download.


Part 1: A Christian View of Sex (1 of 5)
Series: Christian Viewpoints
Stuart Briscoe
1 Corinthians 6:12-20

Helmut Thielicke, the German theologian, wrote, "He who no longer knows what man is, also cannot know what it is on which his peculiarity as a sexual being is based." Modern attitudes fail at this point. We need the Christian view.

I. Sex Is a Divine Idea.

A. The creation of spiritual beings' "divine image." Genesis 1:27f
1. Created.

2. Commissioned.

3. Cared for.

B. The creation of relational beings.
1. Male - "not good…alone." Genesis 2:18f

2. Female - "suitable helper."
a. Suitable - parallel to, opposite, mirror of.

b. Suitable - not from earth or animal but from him.

c. Helper - partner, co regent, co worker, companion.

d. Suitable helper - man ("ish"), woman ("ishah").

C. The creation of sexual beings. Genesis 2:24-25


Part 2: A Christian View of Women
Series: Christian Viewpoints
Jill Briscoe

I. A Woman's Identity.

A. Revealed in Creation. Genesis 26 31
1. Made in His image - sinless. Genesis 1:26

2. Made equal - servants. Genesis 1:27

3. Made different - sexual. Genesis 1:28

B. Obscured by the Fall. Genesis 3:1 13
1. Woman's deception - sin and Satan. Genesis 3:14 24

2. Woman's destiny - subjection and sorrow. Genesis 3:16

3. Woman's deliverance - Savior. Genesis 3:16

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