Resolution On Pornography,1981

WHEREAS, Pornography destroys the moral fiber of man; and

WHEREAS, The promotion of pornography is in direct contradiction of biblical morality; and

WHEREAS, The moral decline of our country is indicated by the increased exploitation of children in pornography;

Be it therefore RESOLVED, That the messengers of the Southern Baptist Convention meeting in Los Angeles, June, 1981, encourage the Christian Life Commission to continue to develop and disseminate to Southern Baptists helpful materials designed to oppose pornography and remove it from our communities; and

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Resolution On Pornography, 1980

WHEREAS, The promotion of pornography destroys the moral fiber of man, and

WHEREAS, The promotion of pornography is in direct contradiction of biblical morality;

Therefore be it RESOLVED, That the messengers of the Southern Baptist Convention meeting in St. Louis, Missouri, June 1980, encourage the Christian Life Commission to continue to develop and disseminate to Southern Baptists helpful materials designed to oppose pornography and remove it from our communities.

 

St. Louis, Missouri
 

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Resolution On Pornography, 1979

WHEREAS, Pornography is a moral cancer that continues to threaten the social health of our society, and

WHEREAS, Messengers to the Southern Baptist Convention in Atlanta in 1978 spoke clearly against pornography,

Therefore be it RESOLVED, That we hereby reaffirm that resolution. The 1978 resolution as approved by the Convention: …

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Resolution On Pornography, 1978

WHEREAS, We are created in the image of God and our body is the temple of the Holy Spirit, and

WHEREAS, The body is to be used in every way to bring glory to God, and

WHEREAS, Pornography seeks to exploit the body and desecrate the mind of both young and old, and

WHEREAS, Pornography is a tool of Satan and a growing detriment to the moral climate of our nation and world,

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Resolution On Pornographic Materials

We reaffirm our resolution of the 1965 Convention relating to our opposition to obscene, pornographic, and offensive publications and entertainment and call the attention of our churches to the program of action which it recommends.

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Resolution On Human Sexuality, 1991

WHEREAS, The Bible reveals God’s design for humanity, organized around the institution of the family; and

WHEREAS, Scripture reveals that human sexuality is a divine gift declared good in His sight and meant for the enjoyment and fulfillment of men and women within the sacred institution of marriage, and only within that institution; and

WHEREAS, Scripture condemns any abuse of sexuality, including premarital sex, adultery, rape, incest, pornography, promiscuity, prostitution, and homosexuality; and

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Good Marriage XIII: The Theology of Marriage and Sexuality

By Fr. George Morelli

The writer of Genesis said of Adam and Eve: "And God blessed them, and God said to them, ‘Be fruitful and multiply, and fill the earth and subdue it. Therefore a man leaves his father and his mother and cleaves to his wife, and they become one flesh." (Genesis 1:28; 2:24) St. Paul wrote in Hebrews: "Let marriage be held in honor among all…." (Hebrews 13:4)

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