Sex, Lust and Physical Beauty – Knowing the Difference. Part 1: Sex

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Sex should be the highest form of communion between two people. The word communion is derived from the Latin word communio (sharing in common). The corresponding term in Greek is koivwvia (koinonia) which is often translated as fellowship or communion by intimate participation. Continue reading

Sex, Lust and Physical Beauty – Knowing the Difference. Part 2: Lust

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Sex, lust and the admiration of physical beauty aimed at the opposite sex are things that some Christians have trouble separating. Today in the second installment of the trilogy. I’d like to focus on Lust. Continue reading

Sex, Lust and Physical Beauty – Knowing the Difference. Part 3: Physical Beauty

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Sex, lust and the admiration of physical beauty aimed at the opposite sex are things that some Christians have trouble separating. Today, in this third installment of the trilogy. I’d like to focus on Physical Beauty.

God made the sexes to appeal to one another. It’s absolutely normal for someone who is physically attractive to catch your eye. Contrary to what Hollywood may portray on the big screen, elderly men and women see beauty in the opposite sex and don’t lose their physical attraction for one another as they age.

My dad had an eye for physically beautiful women well into his 80’s. With that being said, I feel we need to define what physical beauty is. The media would have us believe that the standard of beauty is the winner of the Miss Universe contest or the model on the cover of GQ magazine. Nothing could be farther from the truth.

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