Chastity Essay

This essay has a total of 588 words and 3 pages.


In today’s society chastity has become less of a standard in most cases. The topic of
sexual morality is a rising conflict with people of all ages. Sexual morality is
mandatory in becoming a strong Christian.

Many look at sexual morality as an unimportant virtue. “Modern people are always saying
Sex is nothing to be ashamed of.”(Lewis 98) Lust is the main purpose of the disobeying of
this moral outlook. It is a desire everyone is born with and is very difficult to ignore,
especially in the adolescent years. “Perversions of the sex instinct are numerous, hard
to cure, and frightful.”(Lewis 97) This gives many the thought of is it is a natural
instinct its O.K. All temptations should not be given into, such as this one. Lust is
the key; it is much easier to give in to Lust than to turn away from it. Life gives us
many temptations and it is our job to be strong and determine to prevail over temptation.

Abstinence is an attainable goal for everyone and is a quality many strive to find in a
spouse. “Chastity is the most unpopular of the Christian virtues.”(Lewis 95) The purpose
of sex is procreation. To give life is a gift we are blessed with and it is a sin to take
advantage of that gift. We have a purpose as humans and that purpose is to reproduce.
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