Many believers wonder can Christians have anal sex? First, let’s find out what sodomy means. Webster definition- anal sex with someone.
Leviticus 18:22 You shall not lie with a male as with a woman; it is an abomination.
Leviticus 20:13 “‘If a man has sexual relations with a man as one does with a woman, both of them have done what is detestable. They are to be put to death; their blood will be on their own heads.
While it is true Christian couples don’t have a sex limit on what they can and can’t do in regard to sex positions and oral sex. Sex is the male’s penis into a female’s vagina. Anal sex is penis to anus, which is sodomy. You might say, “how about if it’s between husband and wife,” but God didn’t intend men to put their penis inside an anus period.
Can I have anal sex outside of marriage instead of having sex?
No, nothing can be used as a substitute. Sexual immorality is a sin.
Hebrews 13:4 Let marriage be held in honor by all, and the bed undefiled: but fornicators and adulterers God will judge.
Ephesians 5:5 For know and recognize this: Every sexually immoral or impure or greedy person, who is an idolater, does not have an inheritance in the kingdom of the Messiah and of God.
Colossians 3:5-6 So put to death the sinful, earthly things lurking within you. Have nothing to do with sexual immorality, impurity, lust, and evil desires. Don’t be greedy, for a greedy person is an idolater, worshiping the things of this world. Because of these sins, the anger of God is coming.
Sodomy is anal sex! Its name comes from Sodom and Gomorrah where God destroyed the city because of the homosexuality that was going on there. The anus was not designed for sex, neither is it safe to practice. Even though the Bible doesn’t discuss anal sex between a married couple, from what the Bible does tell us you can see that God intended for the penis to go inside the vagina not the anus. Married couples shouldn’t be having anal sex. We must not take away God’s natural way of doing things.
Genesis 19:5-7 They called to Lot, “Where are the men who came to you tonight? Bring them out to us so that we can have sex with them.” Lot went outside to meet them and shut the door behind him and said, “No, my friends. Don’t do this wicked thing.
Proverbs 3:5 Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding;
Romans 12:1-2 Therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, I urge you to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God; this is your spiritual worship. Do not be conformed to this age, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may discern what is the good, pleasing, and perfect will of God.
Things you should know about anal.
- There is a greater risk of STDs.
- The anus is full of bacteria.
- Anal sex can increase the risk of anal cancer.
- It can weaken the anal sphincter.
- It can cause anal fissures.