What do the Gospels say about sex and sexuality?

– Margaret P. Aymer

Those who seek guidance from the Gospels about sex and sexuality may be surprised to discover their relative silence on these matters. Where we moderns are preoccupied with sex, the Gospels seem little interested. Seekers will find these ancient writings to be quite forceful on questions about duties within heterosexual marriage.  On questions about people marginalized because of their sexual status, however, they show both compassion and a readiness to affirm their place in the work of God. And one of the strongest themes in the Gospels is the extent to which the requirements of biblical law come under consistent questioning by Jesus himself…

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