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Sex aNd Saints

As we begin this new Series on The Power Of Breaking Soul Ties it’s necessary to first look at where Soul Ties originated. In its actual essence it was designed for One Man & One Women. And Just like many other things designed for righteousness when perverted it mutates to something else. So a soul tie originated with two becoming one sexually now has produced the ability to be soul tied without intercourse. We have a whole month to dive into those topics.
Today lets look at Gods plan of it.
1 Corinthians 6:15–18 TPT
15 Don’t you know that your bodies belong to Christ as his body parts? Should one presume to take the members of Christ’s body and make them into members of a harlot? Absolutely not! 16 Aren’t you aware of the fact that when anyone sleeps with a prostitute he becomes a part of her, and she becomes a part of him? For it has been declared: The two become a single body. 17 But the one who joins himself to the Lord is mingled into one spirit with him. 18 This is why you must keep running away from sexual immorality. For every other sin a person commits is external to the body, but immorality involves sinning against your own body.
The IVP New Testament Commentary Series: 1 Corinthians Sex and Saints (6:12–20)

Sex and Saints (6:12–20) One recent commentator aptly titles this section “Keeping the Bedroom Attached to the Rest of the House” (Talbert 1987). Paul here deals with a Christian view of the sexual use of the body. In light of the widespread decline of Christian sexual values in Western cultures in general and even within the theology and practice of the Christian church, we would do well to observe carefully Paul’s teaching in this passage. While ancient Corinth was perhaps no more degenerate sexually than some of our own port cities, such as San Francisco or New Orleans, Corinth was widely known for its unrestrained sexual indulgence. The oft-repeated statement that “to corinthianize” had become an equivalent in Greek for “to practice fornication” is probably correct.

1. What is Marriage?
In order to view marriage the way God views it, we must go to the Bible. And the first thing we learn about marriage in Scripture is that God instituted it as a one-flesh relationship between a man and a woman. God made both male and female in His image and He made male and female for one another:
Therefore a man shall leave his father and his mother and hold fast to his wife, and they shall become one flesh
Genesis 2:24 KJV 1900
24 Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh.
God made man and woman to complement each other in marriage, with the woman as a “helper” for the man (Genesis 2:18). This relationship is for our good, and it provides companionship, children, and holiness.
Notice, however, that Genesis 2 never mentions the word “marriage.” Instead, Genesis defines marriage as a “one flesh” relationship between a man and a woman. The reason it does this is that the Bible views sexual complementarity as central to the marriage relationship. Men and women are sexual beings, and this affects them in their entirety—how they speak, think, act, dress, etc. Marriage therefore takes place when a male and a female come together in monogamous sexual union.
This centrality of sexual union to marriage should be obvious, but both our secular culture and the modern church seek to separate sex from marriage. The culture does it to justify its promiscuity; the church does it to perpetuate its dualistic rejection of the physical world.
Marriage as a Covenant
In order to elaborate on this concept, we must understand that marriage is a covenantal relationship and thus has a covenant sign. What is meant by a “covenant”? A covenant is a relationship of obligation sealed with an oath. A covenant is similar to a contract, though a covenant is bound specifically by an oath before God. The covenantal elements of marriage are seen in Genesis 2. Marriage is a relationship between a man and a woman, and it entails the obligation to become one in all they do—physically, spiritually, and relationally.
Malachi 2:14 KJV 1900
14 Yet ye say, Wherefore? Because the Lord hath been witness between thee and the wife of thy youth, Against whom thou hast dealt treacherously: Yet is she thy companion, and the wife of thy covenant.
Proverbs 2:16–17 KJV 1900
16 To deliver thee from the strange woman, Even from the stranger which flattereth with her words; 17 Which forsaketh the guide of her youth, And forgetteth the covenant of her God.
Proverbs 2:18 KJV 1900
18 For her house inclineth unto death, And her paths unto the dead.
Proverbs 2:19 KJV 1900
19 None that go unto her return again, Neither take they hold of the paths of life.
So marriage is a covenant.[2] And all covenants have signs
The rainbow in the Noahic covenant, The Circumcision in the Abrahamic covenant, The Baptism in the New covenant, etc.
So what is the covenant sign in marriage? You guessed it. It is sex (not the wedding ring!). Sexual intercourse is the sign God has given between a husband and a wife—hence “one flesh” in Genesis 2. Now if you really press this issue, most Christians will admit that the Bible teaches that sex is the covenant sign of marriage.
We know this because we speak of sex as “consummating” a marriage. Vows are not sufficient to make a marriage, as a couple that makes vows and never has sex can still get the marriage annulled, both by the church and by the state.
Deuteronomy 22:13–21 NLT
13 “Suppose a man marries a woman, but after sleeping with her, he turns against her 14 and publicly accuses her of shameful conduct, saying, ‘When I married this woman, I discovered she was not a virgin.’ 15 Then the woman’s father and mother must bring the proof of her virginity to the elders as they hold court at the town gate. 16 Her father must say to them, ‘I gave my daughter to this man to be his wife, and now he has turned against her. 17 He has accused her of shameful conduct, saying, “I discovered that your daughter was not a virgin.” But here is the proof of my daughter’s virginity.’ Then they must spread her bed sheet before the elders. 18 The elders must then take the man and punish him. 19 They must also fine him 100 pieces of silver, which he must pay to the woman’s father because he publicly accused a virgin of Israel of shameful conduct. The woman will then remain the man’s wife, and he may never divorce her. 20 “But suppose the man’s accusations are true, and he can show that she was not a virgin. 21 The woman must be taken to the door of her father’s home, and there the men of the town must stone her to death, for she has committed a disgraceful crime in Israel by being promiscuous while living in her parents’ home. In this way, you will purge this evil from among you.
Deuteronomy 22:28–29 NLT
28 “Suppose a man has intercourse with a young woman who is a virgin but is not engaged to be married. If they are discovered, 29 he must pay her father fifty pieces of silver. Then he must marry the young woman because he violated her, and he may never divorce her as long as he lives.
2. Whats The Womb
Exodus 13:12 KJV 1900
12 That thou shalt set apart unto the Lord all that openeth the matrix, and every firstling that cometh of a beast which thou hast; the males shall be the Lord’s.
Exodus 13:15 KJV 1900
15 And it came to pass, when Pharaoh would hardly let us go, that the Lord slew all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, both the firstborn of man, and the firstborn of beast: therefore I sacrifice to the Lord all that openeth the matrix, being males; but all the firstborn of my children I redeem.
Numbers 3:12 KJV 1900
12 And I, behold, I have taken the Levites from among the children of Israel instead of all the firstborn that openeth the matrix among the children of Israel: therefore the Levites shall be mine;
The Matrix
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised Womb

Mašbēr is derived from the root šbr, “break,” and denotes the “place of the breach

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