‘Sex Education’ Belongs to Parents, Not the State

Posted By on June 5, 2015

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Sinthonia Compfight CC

A great article coming to us via Samaritan Ministries by Rob Slane

What is wrong with the term “sex education”? The problem is that it separates the sexual act from its original purpose. The Bible teaches that God’s design for sexual intercourse was for it to take place exclusively within heterosexual, monogamous marriage. When sin entered the world, many violations of His design followed, but when Jesus came to earth, He plainly taught that God’s original design still applies: “Have you not read that He who created them from the beginning made them male and female, and said, ‘Therefore a man shall leave his father and his mother and hold fast to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh’? So they are no longer two but one flesh” (Matthew 19:4-6).

We ought to reject the term “sex education” as a subversive expression that undermines Biblical sexual morality. In its place we need to think more in terms of “marriage education,” of which sexual matters are only part.

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