Men, Sexual Sin, Purity and the Gospel

Opening I am pleased to announce the opening of the men’s ministry today. More information on the purpose and vision for this new ministry will be forthcoming. In the meantime we ask for your prayers. Today, we are going to look at sexual sin, purity and the Gospel. If you have topics you would like to see covered please feel free to share your thoughts in the comments, along with your thoughts or questions on the article. Introduction Sexual sin more than ever is running rampant in the Church. Men are falling by the wayside, and the result is marriages are ending, and churches are being weakened. The issue of sexual sin is a sensitive issue, which means many men would rather it be kept in the darkness, and not have it spoken of openly in the light of God’s presence. The problem with the attitude of keeping this sin in the darkness is that one will never overcome sexual sin with this attitude. In order to demonstrate the scope of the problem with sexual sin consider the following statistics. The total porn industry revenue for 2006: $13.3 billion in the United States; $97 billion worldwide (Internet Filter Review). U.S. adult DVD/video rentals in 2005: almost 1 billion (Adult Video News). Hotel viewership for adult films: 55% (cbsnews.com).A 1996 Promise Keepers survey at one of their stadium events revealed that...

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