The Christian’s Body (31 min)

The Christian’s Body (31 min)

It is vital to understand the Bible’s teaching about the human body. The contemporary secular view says “It’s my body, I can do what I like with it”. From piercing and tattooing on the one hand, to gender reassignment surgery and abortion on the other, our society has taken this idea and stretched it to the limit. The body is now seen as a commodity, something separate to the “person”. Countering this dangerous concept, Michael Penfold expounds 1 Cor 6:12-20 in which Paul sets out 5 reasons why we cannot do as we like with our bodies – a passage designed to save the assembly at Corinth from shipwreck over this very issue (Message preached Nov 2018 at Stark Road Conference)