2. Jesus taught that pornography (“lust”) is actually a form of adultery.
We tend to believe as long as we don’t commit a sex act with someone outside the marriage, then we’re being “monogamous,” but God’s standard for monogamy includes not only what happens in the bedroom, but what happens in the mind. This includes pornography, graphic romance novels, “checking out” other people, etc. It’s a high standard, but it’s because marriage is a high priority.
“You have heard the commandment that says, ‘You must not commit adultery.’ But I say, anyone who even looks at a woman with lust has already committed adultery with her in his heart.” Matthew 5:27-28
#3 is the Bible’s definition of love (which often looks different from our culture’s definition)…