Life is made of up many stories. Think about the stories of your life? Some stories are worth sharing and others are hard to forget. Some are challenging, while others play out so effortlessly you can’t remember how they go.
The main reason people indulge, avoid, and pervert intimacy is because man’s nature approaches life through a hedonistic lens. What is hedonism? Hedonism is the pursuit of pleasure; sensual self-indulgence; the ethical theory that pleasure (in the sense of the satisfaction of desires) is the highest good and proper aim of human life. God sent Jesus to become the Christian’s hedonistic pursuit of pleasure. This feeds man’s hedonistic nature with sacrifice, grace, peace, truth, and love.
God’s design for sex is to be a physical representation of selflessness, submission, affection, and (spiritual, emotional, mental, and physical) fulfillment. It is a shadow of the relationship that we can and will have with God.