"Woman at the Well"—drama that goes with sessions 4–6.

Follow up this week with this panel discussion on: Gender Issues & Sexual Abuse

Jackie: In the church, we talk about sexuality a lot. Well, in some churches it's not discussed enough, but I really do believe that this conversation about sexuality is so much more than sexuality itself. This concept of sex and our capacity for it sits between two bookends.

We have the beginning, when God made the heavens and the earth. And then you have the end, when God will make a new heaven and a new earth. In-between these two worlds, if you will, sexuality lives.

This morning I want us to be reminded about where it all came from, what sin has done to it, how Christ has redeemed it, and what will come of it. I really believe that if today we can get this deep truth in our souls, no matter who you are, what season you are in, whatever has happened to you, whether single, married, sexually abused, sexually promiscuous, whatever the case may be, the truth is what is we all need.

Let's pray.

God, meet us here in Jesus' name, amen.

I have three points today.

The first point is that sexuality and all that it entails is God's idea.

Please turn to Genesis 2, verse 18 which says:

Then the Lord God said, “It is not good that the man should be alone. I will make him a …