By: Holly Green
I read an article recently on this blog about Father Corapi and the allegations against him of “improper conduct with an adult female”. He is a priest and in our modern day Catholic religion, they are to abstain from sexual contact of any kind. I believe this goes against human nature. God made us with these desires and to discount them is only going to cause problems. Let’s take a look at what the Bible says about this.
In Genesis, God made man and woman. He gave the woman to the man to be a helper. (Gen. 2:19-25) Verse 24 says, “For this reason a man shall leave his father and his mother, and be joined to his wife; and they shall become one flesh.”
God intended man and woman to be together from the very beginning.
The book of Hebrews talks about priests and compares the Law of Moses to the new law. In the Law of Moses, priests were necessary to offer sacrifices to God for the people. Only the priests could enter the Holy of Holies-the back part of the temple and most holy place.
Hebrews 2:17- “Therefore, He had to be made like His brethren in all things, so that He might become a merciful and faithful high priest in things pertaining to God, to make propitiation for the sins of the people.” (more…)