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What does bible say about sex?


When it comes to the Bible and sex, you might be surprised to read some of the things that are written in the Holy Book about the subject. From procreation to pleasure, here's what the Bible has to say about sex in its most literal sense.


God desires for us to have children.


In fact, one of the very first things God says to Adam and Eve is that they should have children. According to Genesis 1:28, "And God was pleased with them. Then God said to them, "Be fruitful and multiply, fill the land with your descendants, and subdue it; and have dominion over the fish of the sea, the birds of the skies, and over every living thing that moves on the face of the ground."


But sex isn't just about procreation.


Despite the fact that God's followers are commanded to "be fruitful and multiply," sex is not intended primarily for the sake of reproduction. Intentionally, it is intended to be a joyous and intimate encounter between two people. "Therefore, a man shall leave his father and his mother and hold tight to his wife, and they shall become one flesh," according to Genesis 2:24.


What does it mean to "become one flesh" with another person? In addition to physical closeness, this argues that two people's hearts and souls can become so interwoven that they are virtually one person when they are in a committed relationship. They are a part of all of life's pleasures and sorrows. What affects one has an effect on the other as well.


Sex that takes place outside of marriage is considered sinful.

You're probably aware that one of the Ten Commandments is "You shall not commit adultery," which you probably already knew. However, there are a plethora of other texts in the Bible that speak of adultery.

"Let marriage be held in honor among all, and let the marriage bed be undefiled, for God will judge those who are sexually immoral and unfaithful," the Bible says in Hebrews 13:4 (NIV). It is expected of spouses in a marriage that they will be devoted to God and to one another.


"The sexually immoral person commits sin against his or her own flesh and blood."


Furthermore, according to 1 Corinthians 6:18-20, to commit adultery is to offend against not just God, but also against one's own person. "Get away from immorality in the bedroom. Every other sin a person does takes place outside of the body, but a sexually immoral person commits a sin against his or her own body, which is called sexual immorality "This verse is read aloud. "The body is not created for sexual immorality, but for the Lord, and the Lord is meant for the body," says the author of the book. If a person physically cheats on their spouse, they are not only dishonoring their marriage, but they are also dishonoring the Almighty as well.