Is it ok for Christians to sext? I asked this question before but got some muddled replies.?
Is it ok or ever ok to sext? In a relationship for a while and wanted to sext but wanted to see if it was withing Christianity or not? Thanks
- JustinLv 74 weeks agoFavorite Answer
Christianity condemns 'porneia,' which is the Biblical Greek word for 'prostitute culture.'
There are two sexual worldviews. In the one sanctioned by GOD, sex is centered on absolute monogamy and 'knowledge' is contained inside of this 'innocent' world where comparisons are not part of knowledge. In doing so, GOD enables us to deepen the knowledge between male and female to a degree that is not possible once we have a basis for comparison.
'Prostitute culture' is the opposite, defining 'knowledge' superficially as the most sexual experience or the broadest range of sexual experience. When we dabble in it, we become pathetic because we have lost the innocent form of knowledge but we are mere dilettantes in the worldview of a prostitute.
"Behold, I send you out as sheep in the midst of wolves; so be shrewd as serpents and innocent as doves." (Matthew 10:16).
Ironically, by obeying GOD we actually become more 'worldly' than the prostitute in the sense of being 'shrewd,' because we can see both her world and ours clearly. She can only see her own world and must mock ours as 'naivety.' It is our 'innocence' which gives us this ability. Innocence and 'naivety' are NOT the same thing.
'Sexting' is foolish for a number of reasons, but is clearly part of 'porneia' and not part of the deeper knowledge of GOD and His sanctioned form of sexuality.
- sarahLv 74 weeks ago
people who are not married and have sex is a sin against God. You can have a baby you do not want. Which would be very sad.
- JuliLv 44 weeks ago
Some say yes and some say no.
My question to you is, why would any person allow other people to interfere with their personal lives?
The naysayers are hypocrites.
Every single one of them.
- Anonymous4 weeks ago
Catholic priests do it all the time.
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- 4 weeks ago
No, it is not OK.
- LiliLv 74 weeks ago
Many Christians have no problem with husbands and wives sending erotic texts to one another, as long as they're not sending them to OTHER people's husbands and wives.
They wouldn't encourage unmarried couples to do this, lest it lead to premarital sex.
- JeffLv 44 weeks ago
Why would this one thing matter? 100% of ALL christians
refuse, every day, to live by christ's NT teachings.
- HalLv 74 weeks ago
Sure, with your spouse, so long as the sext itself doesn't break other commandments of other various kinds, such as not to covet and not to lust after others not your spouse, and such. Might not be a good idea though, because how can you be sure those messages could never be stolen and used by strangers?
- FireballLv 74 weeks ago
WHEN ENGAGED it should be OK...
- Chi girlLv 74 weeks ago
In a word: NO ----------------