In Matthew 6, Jesus told his disciples the pattern of prayer. Jesus said in verses 9-11, “Our father who art in heaven, hallowed be they name, thy kingdom come, thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven.” On earth as it is in heaven. Now as believers, we can bring heaven to earth. We can bring there to here by thinking right, feeling right, and acting right. We can bring heaven to earth through our sexuality.
It could be an act of worship. What a responsibility! Isn’t that just something that’s really cool? The other day, I talked to a guy who had done something. When I asked him, “Man, why’d you do that?” He said, “For the hell of it!” Well, that’s weird. For the hell of it? What was he saying? He was saying, “I can bring hell to earth.” As a believer, I can bring heaven to earth. But also, I can bring hell to earth. Pornography, for example, is an assault on Genesis 1.
Pornography says we’re animals. Pornography has one basic presupposition—people are products, objects to be stripped, to be used and abused. That’s why there’s guilt, torment, pain. That’s why it screams for more and more. That’ why, as you keep going, you have rape and child pornography. It’s bringing hell to earth. So we have a choice. We can either think right or we can think wrong. Where’s your head? Sex is between the ears before it’s between the legs. That is where the sexual revolution begins. Now in verse 26, the rhythm of this creation account breaks. If you could read it in the original Hebrew, the writer wanted it to break to show the uniqueness of what it means to be a man or a woman.
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