Thursday, 14 December 2017

Death.


Shakespeare used the word die to describe sexual orgasm.

This would seem to imply that the orgasm resulted in a spiritual death.

In Romeo and Juliet Romeo says, "Give me my sin again." as if kissing was a sin.

These ideas indicate a medieval mind-set about sex and death.

St.Paul said, "The wages of sin is death."  Romans 6:23 (NRSV)

Modern Satanists have appropriated these ideas in order to magnify the power of Satan.

By imposing the idea that sexual orgasm leads to death to God they take a power which is not strictly Biblical.

These doctrines were never intended to be implemented in this way.

And you will not find these ideas in Jesus' teachings.

They hark back to Persian mythology with its ideas of dualism.

But the idea that sex leads to a spiritual death is false.

Sex is life itself.

And the pleasure experienced in sex is not sinful.

So we must challenge these lies.

And restore sex to its rightful place.


[Scripture quotations (marked NRSV) are taken from the New Revised Standard Version Bible, copyright © 1989 by the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the U.S.A., and are used by permission.  All rights reserved.]

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