Jun 4, 2018
Most adults who have lived a little of life, and who’ve survived its inevitable heartaches and tears, deeply desire to save their children from pain. Chief among their legitimate concerns is premature sexualization. What a blessing it would be if children could avoid the intense emotional roller coaster ride of serial infatuations. (And don’t for a moment surrender responsibility by fallaciously claiming that such heartbreak is ‘just part of growing up’. It isn’t.) How about if kids could grow up seeing sexuality, not as a smash-and-grab raid for the goodies in the window, but as a first step towards love, commitment and marriage? Maybe if we helped them understand the tight relationship between sex and money they’d be better equipped to face temptation. Why involuntary celibate men make less money. Let’s help them see that unrestrained sexual indulgence erodes the self-discipline necessary for economic success. The Bible just happens to be a superb textbook for really getting this link.