“You cover the Lord’s altar with tears, with weeping and groaning because he no longer regards the offering or accepts it with favor from your hand. But you say, ‘Why does he not?’ Because the […]
Recently certain Evangelical Leaders from the “Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood” released a statement on sexuality. Called the “Nashville Statement” it affirmed the biblical teaching on marriage and sexual immorality. It included the following positions:
1. God has designed marriage to be a convenantal, sexual, procreative, lifelong union of one man and one women, as
“Haven’t you read,” he replied, “that at the beginning the Creator made them male and female,’ and said, ‘For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and the two will become one flesh’? So they are no longer two, but one flesh. Therefore what God has joined together, let no one separate.” (Matthew: 19: 4:6).
What an amazing revelation Jesus gives us in this answer to the religious leaders of his day. The concept of male and female cannot be explained in evolution theory, it is so fundamental, so marvelous in design and interrelated with so much in our being, our identity, our behavior, our thinking and our desires. Jesus tells us it is even…