WHY DO YOU WANT TO DANCE?
by Edd Sterchi
“DANCING IS FUN”
— Dancing may well be fin, but a lot of sins are fun.
— Hebrews Moses resisted the pleasures of sin.
“THERE IS NO SEXUAL CONNOTATION WITH ME IN DANCING”
— Then why don’t boys dance with boys?
— Dancing is lust oriented
— I Peter – We are to abstain from fleshly lusts.
“WELL, DANCING DOESNTAFFECTME THAT WAY—
I AM ABLE TO HANDLE IT”
— Romans - You may affect someone else “that way.”
— We are responsible for others.
— Maybe we can handle it, but will our actions cause a weaker brother or sister to fall?
“BOYS WILL HAVE THOSE THOUGHTS ANY WAY”
— Maybe so, but you don’t throw matches at dynamite just because it will explode anyway.
“I WON’T FIT IN IF I DONT GO-- EVERYONE ELSE IS DOING IT”
— Matthew - It is difficult to get to heaven, sacrifices must be made.
— Exodus 23:2 - Don’t follow a multitude to do evil.
— A Christian must stand out from the crowd, not blend in.
“I BE RIDICULED IF IDO NOT GO”
-- Matthew - Yes, you probably will.
-- I Peter – We will suffer sometimes as a Christian.
“THERE WILL BE CHAPERONES THERE”
— Then that makes it chaperoned sin.
— Chaperones cannot control your thoughts.
“JUST GO AND WATCH”
— If its wrong to dance, why would it be OK to watch?
— Matthew 5:28
“THE BIBLE DOESN’T SAYNOT TO DANCE”
— Galatians - In reality, it does.
“BECAUSE I WANT TO DISOBEY GOD”
— That is the only reason to go to the dance.