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The Greatest Role You Play

I was eating dinner at a Mexican restaurant a few years back with a student in the community. He had just recently been caught with some questionable text messages that he had been sending and receiving from girls he knew and girls he had never met. Part of his punishment was having his phone taken from him. He could not understand why his parents were “over-reacting.” He did not think the text messages where that big of a deal. Our conversation led into a discussion about abstinence and how God created females, not as an object, but as an incredible plan for life long marriage. I talked about the delicate responsibility of sex and why God created it. I could tell that he was getting aggravated and he finally blurted out, “But I don’t think it’s that big of a deal; it’s just sex.” My mouth dropped. After sitting in my emotions for a moment and gathering my thoughts, I said, “But this is not how we treat females.” And then he said something that …