Monday, May 29, 2017

God Created Two Genders

The January, 2017, issue of NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC purported humans to have many genders.  A college student was questioned on a test, “How many human genders are there?”  To answer as the teacher expected, she wrote down “infinite.”  Not only does this ridicule the Scripture, “God made them male and female” (Matt. 19:4), our Lord Jesus quoting the first chapter in the Bible, it is also contrary to sound reason.  A new human being cannot be conceived without a male and female, that is, a man and a woman.  Furthermore, a father and mother, who have committed themselves to each other and to their offspring, provide a natural setting for the care and nurture of children. The two genders God created are for the perpetuation of the human race.

If there seems to be more than two genders, this would be one of many distortions which sin brought into the world.  God promises to remove all the curses which sin brought into His perfect world.  The two genders which God created provide an analogy of how He would do that: In Ephesians 5, “Husbands, love your wife as Christ loved the Church and gave Himself (into death) for her that He might sanctify and cleanse her….Wives be subject to your husband as the Church is to Christ.”  Christ gave Himself that people may be forgiven and that finally all the