PowerPoint Slideshow about 'Christian Relationships' - senona
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Sexuality is integral to being human and to being made in God’s image. It touches every facet of our life and is immensely the powerful energy behind all our relationships. Christian tradition affirms the goodness and life-giving nature of sexuality, as well as the great value of the human body.
problems arise when we get a distorted image of our body through the media – TV, movies, advertising, marketing of products, health clubs playing on our dissatisfaction with what and who we are and fashion.
many people are obsessed with perfection and will do practically anything to achieve the “ideal” body.
may lead to eating and other disorders such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia, or excessive exercise – hyper-gymnasia.
need to take care of our bodies through proper nutrition, rest and recreation
Refers to a sense of purity of relationships. This purity is grounded in expressions of true love that are rooted in unmistakable Christian values. In terms of sexual intercourse, chastity means only having intercourse in marriage with one’s spouse. A married couple having sexual intercourse with one another is practicing chastity! Chastity means sexual self-control in accordance with what we believe is God’s plan for everyone.