Sex is a selfish act, a conquest of personal fulfillment.
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That's the mindset of most people in our culture regarding sex--even if it's only subconscious. For the most part, our society celebrates the process of hook up, shack up, and break up.
All you have to do is take a moment to observe the way sex is communicated in our culture.
Thousands of articles are churned out on how to cope with a past of multiple partners and how to find the next one.
Porn is a massive industry, generating $10 to $14 billion annually in revenues.
Nearly every sitcom on the air seems to make light of sleeping around, and films like "No Strings Attached" and "Friends with Benefits" lure young eyes to the theater, while a sex-crazed Tucker Max boasts about his conquests and skyrockets to the top of the New York Times bestseller list, becoming a cult hero for young slackers everywhere.
It also explains why sex trafficking is a $32 billion global industry, 45,000 to 50,000 young girls are trafficked in the United States every year, and why one in 12 youths experience sexual victimization, including sexual assault and attempted or completed rape.
The problem, however, is not sex.
In order to understand this, we must first understand the underlying cause of all the problems in this world: sin.
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SOURCE: Fox News
Pastor Mark Driscoll