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Reversing Sexual Consequences

The Urban Alternative / Tony Evans, PhD
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January 27, 2021 7:00 am

Reversing Sexual Consequences

The Urban Alternative / Tony Evans, PhD

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January 27, 2021 7:00 am

The world works overtime to sell us its broken version of sexuality, but in this lesson, Dr. Tony Evans will confront what our culture is saying with solid, biblical truth.

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Used to be. Shame associated with guilt associated with the drug of choice and the culture. Dr. Tony Evans says sex is a gift from heaven.

But what our culture has turned into is it a sign of the devil Satan is an expert created by God and turn around against us celebrating. This is the alternative Dr. Tony Abbott, author, speaker, senior pastor of Oakland Bible Fellowship in Dallas Texas and president of the urban alternative the world works. Over time the cell is its broken version of sexuality, but today Dr. Evans confronts what our culture is saying with solid biblical truth is he brings us a message called reversing sexual consequences. Let's join him.

Sex was created by Hollywood. It was God's idea of God's creation in the Bible is and what he created was good.

Satan is an expert at taking what has been created by God, and to turn it around against us in Genesis chapter 6 he opens up the chapter what the world be destroyed in the first seven verses because the manual had relations with women giving birth to children and all of the wickedness shall be destroyed. So Satan use sex in order to get women pregnant in order for wickedness to spread so that God has to know the flood and judge the whole world because it was viewed as irredeemable international consequence for rebellion in this area and the problem with this particular area is the most natural area to see because it is birthed out of a natural, God-given desire is not.

We have to go out and find something. If something is already built into our Shuman makeup, but like saltwater when you drink water you drink it, to satisfy you, but the salt in the water only creates more thirst if you drink it long enough. The kidneys can flesh it out fast enough in the very assault will use the quench the thirst wind up killing.

So we find ourselves unraveling in the culture because of a lack of understanding and application of this most vital critical yet sensitive. In our culture today. Hedonism rules pornography is off the charts and this dominates the thinking entertainment and the morality of our day. So let's start off with why it was created, God created sex since it comes from heaven. Hollywood to inaugurate and renew a company a marriage covenant.

That's what was created was created to inaugurate set in motion and renew revisit a covenant.

Paul gives an extended discussion of this in first Corinthians chapter 6, and I do want you to turn Van because he gives a theological understanding of this area that we need to take into account as we move forward here today. Do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God. Do not be deceived. Neither fornicators and adulterers, or the effeminate or homosexuals with the usual covetousness of drunkards or revolvers or swindlers will inherit the kingdom of God. He says this lifestyle blocks you from inheriting the kingdom of God that don't misunderstand that he doesn't stop you from entering the kingdom of God you into the kingdom of God based on faith in the finished work of Jesus Christ but you and the kingdom of God that is you accrue the benefits of the kingdom of God having to do with lifestyle. So while you may be on your way to heaven heaven may not be on its way to you because when you are not this lifestyle.

He says that inheriting that is receiving the best of the kingdom not accrue to you.

He says in verse 14. Such were some of you that's how you rolled in your unsaved days, but you were washed and sanctified and justified in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ.

That's not on it may be how you feel. But that's not what that we've been duped into thinking it's only natural desire is natural. The activity is not detected deeper theologically. He says all things verse 12 are lawful for me, but not all things are profitable. All things are lawful for me, but I am not scared by anything so with anything in your Christian life. My Christian life Christian life holds us is spiritually illegal since I will be mastered or controlled. Nothing, including my passion. I have them, but I'm not to let them rule me. He says while food for the stomach and the stomach is the floating says, yet your body. Verse 13 is for immorality, but for the Lord and the Lord is for the body.

So your body is not for any thing you want to do with it is your body, and he explains why now God has not only raised the Lord but will also raise up through his words… Jesus up from the gray he can get you up from the illegitimate bid in the resurrection self is in the resurrection, just as he got Jesus up out of the grave he can get you out that yielding to that legitimate passion that's being addressed in an illegitimate way does vapor do not know that your bodies are members of Christ try and take the members of Christ to make the members of a prostitute. May it never be sure do not know that the one who joined himself to a prostitute is one body with her, for he says, and the two shall be one, but the one who joined himself to the Lord is one spirit with him.

He says when you have sex you enter into a union to enter into a union you now as a Christian unified with Christ. So when you take it, which you plan morality verse 18 for every other sin that a man commits is outside the body, but the tomorrow man sins against his own body. He says that sin is unlike any other sin because of the unique internal damage it does to the soul chewing gum on the carpet and then you try to remove the chewing gum from the carpet you want to take some of the carpet with you because of the intertwining of the gum with the carpet so you may know the country and be on the carpet. You may not want them to be on the carpet expect to get the gum off the carpet you got to lose some of the current what he says is that sin is unique because when you disconnect from it.

You take some of your soul with and it's not hard to testify that that's what happens in scenarios that Paul is describing. He goes deeper or do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit who is in you, whom you have from God, and that you are not your own, for you have been bought with a price. Therefore glorify God with your body. You are not your own. You have been purchased makes an interesting statement. He says your body is the temple of the living God, a temple of the house of worship, so whenever you have sex you have church for sex is supposed to be a worship experience. It was designed to be a worship experience because it is a temple temple is a place of worship you want to glorify God.

He says your temple. Therefore, sex with the believer is not merely a physical thing, nor is it merely an emotional thing becomes a spiritual thing. That's why want to take you back to the Scripture that I've read in your hearing and want you to stick with me here because of the situation that happened in John eight, the scribes bring a woman to Jesus while he is teaching in the temple and they say to him, teacher teaching Jesus. We caught this woman in adultery, in the very act what you say because the law of Moses says she is qualified for stoning. She is to be put to death and says that their motive was to test him in order that they might accuse so they were trying to put Jesus in a Catch-22 in the trap and the trick because he gave would be a losing Jesus.

And when you say what should we do Jesus now the University and with his finger began writing on the Crossing him what we don't know. Verse seven says he is without sin cast the first but is down again and he writes again before is one thing right right the second time they drop best known and may go home so was a doozy because it all boys had to leave because of what he will tell when actually maybe we know there's a mystery.

Dr. Evans will come back with a possible solution to it.

When he continues her message just a moment for so what you're hearing today is just one part of this life-changing series you turn reversing spiritual consequences.

This collection will teach you what it takes to turn your life in a whole new direction. Even if you spent years dealing with issues like financial responsibility, substance abuse, sexual promiscuity or family since they go back generations to expand on these lessons. Tony has written a helpful companion book entitled U-turns reversing the consequences in your life together, these two resources can help you finally discover how to reverse flaws and failures that you thought were irreversible requested right away and will send you the book in all 12 lessons in the U-turns series on both CD and digital download is her gift when you make a donation to help support Tony's ministry and if you're wanting to gain an even deeper understanding of this important subject. Dr. Evans has produced an in-depth U-turns Bible study kit and DVD featuring custom content for six sessions, including tips on how to lead a group study on this topic.

You can find out how to get this entire package of U-turns resources when you visit Tony again that's Tony or let one of our resource team members help you with your request, day or night at 1-800-800-3222 that's 1-800-800-3222 with Dr. Evans will come back with more of today's message right after this. You're like most Christians, there are going your life to know you, but may not know Jesus do something about that feeling when to share your faith effectively. In other words, he knew more. That's with Tony Evans training center comes in. It's an online Bible school with classes that will take you deep into the most important port concepts of things start with our free introductory course on evenings listen to move on the subjects like spiritual warfare, marriage, building maturing in the faith, and many more. Content is challenging through it at your own pace. Anytime your online is also lots of custom content from Tony and an online forum where you can meet your specific questions answered. Go to Tony and follow the link to the Tony Evans training center. It's like having a seminary on your smart phone's said we should still thinking about the law and talking about the law and the standard is mined for the test, doing Jesus knew better rights. Once he that is without sin cast the first tunnel he kneels down and write the second we, God called Moses up to meeting on the mountain to give them the law of God and God took his finger and wrote the 10 Commandments is eroded on one thing and eroded on the second tablet. There were two with the 10 Commandments so God's finger twice so I stand in God's and takes his finger on the one love this company uses the finger of God to refers with them. The law of God. You understand that the law of God is a whole bunch of stuff in the law of God and the law of God so you will need to stone her and make sure you do the stoning because you stole somebody for something you telling me you've never been able you've never done this or that all the other person you lead the way to be true the law about I just know that you throw just make sure you understand. Some rocks are coming your way and so is only Jesus could do the same that they were throwing began to walk away is just Jesus and the Jesus straightening up, says there are verse 10 woman named no one condemned you she is one Lord Jesus fits in with the mother.

I do not condemn you either go from now on sin no. From now on go and sin no more. Okay say that again have not condemned you either. So you go and you stop living like you would let me go and sin no what we do is we reverse the way say no law, and I will continue stop sinning so you not condemn that's not the order Jesus and says I'm going to take away your condemnation and what may take away your condemnation to be the motivation for you to go and sin no more words you will be motivated to stop sinning only because of the law. I want you to stop sinning because you are so appreciative not good mostly crazy and I didn't do. Do you what I could do to you if I was strictly writing by the law, not grace to you to go and sin no more. Not misread what he said does not continue sin condemn her reason she was there in the first place. Sin brings with it condemnation.

What was do not condemn you. So we gotta distinguish between the condemnation and and the declaration of Jesus Christ. Jesus never covered it up that sin no more. He knew sin was on the table. Rights does not mean you cover-up sin.

Grace means you respond to the goodness of God so that you no longer Titus to say grace teaches off to get ungodliness.

What the law does the law. Thou shalt not the law says you because of what you've done. God does not change the law. The standard still sin. But what grace does is ship the motivation. In other words, I want you to respond to me about the fact that what happened didn't happen. You could have bounced off your head girlfriend right now in and see some you know what is like that. What happened happened because God's grace.

You like when the Lord, the Bible says the Lord. Consequences of love. When we correct our children, it shouldn't be vengeance and it should be a lot of to correct it is a motivation of love and he says if you really understood the understanding of grace you would be motivated not to hurt the Lord motivated not to disappoint the Lord motivated to want to give your body to please him and not please everybody else and even your self over and against him and he says when this response comes to God, the power of the cross comes to you for now. There is no condemnation to those who are in Christ Jesus.

Not because he skipped sin, and sin no more, but because once motivation for the transformation to be the goodness you, even though he deserves no Dr. Tony Evans with important insight on what it takes to maintain morality in the midst of an immoral culture and if you're struggling in this area or any area stay with us because he'll be back to pray for you. Just a moment for so today's teaching is just one part of 12 powerful life-changing lessons in the comprehensive two-volume U-turn series and it's available along with Tony's brand-new book U-turns reversing the consequences in your life for a very limited time will send you both of these resources as our gift when you help us keep Tony's teaching on the station just visit Tony today to make your donation and request your copy of the U-turn series and don't forget to look into obtaining the companion U-turns Bible study kit including the DVD featuring six video lessons from Dr. Evans. Drop by Tony today or call our resource Center at one 800 832, 22 team members are standing by to help you day and night. Again, that's 1-800-800-3222. Competition is a healthy thing in the business world. Dr. Evans says it's dangerous to let anything or anyone in your life compete with God. Tomorrow he'll help us learn how we can keep our faith and focus right now though he's back to wrap up our program with a word of prayer father right now to pray for my brothers and sisters were hurting in some way right now going through something in their personal life or family life or just struggling with life in general and leave the comfort of God.

The provision of God the grace of God the mercy of God to sustain them during this time of trial or difficulty when you comfort them with comfort that blows that mine will you show that grace is all sufficient or where ever they are, and for what ever they need and maybe encouragement that comes from the Holy Spirit ease their pain, lower their stress and give them the ability to get up and keep going until the change comes and we pray that change will come sooner than later that they will experience you and be able to say like Joe they've heard about you with the hearing of the year, but now they sing. We pray this in the name of the risen Jesus the alternative with Dr. Tony Evans is brought to you by the celebrating 40 years of faithfulness, thanks to the generous contributions of listeners like you

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