Remaining pure while dating
Answer It all begins at home, and preferably as early as possible in a child’s life.
Children should be introduced to age-appropriate sex education and Biblically-based instruction in God’s design for marriage and human sexuality while still very young.
Many wanted to know, did I really mean no physical intimacy? Isn't it sex outside of marriage that Scripture explicitly prohibits?
How can you say definitively that other things are wrong? Shouldn't our physical relationship "progress" as other aspects of our relationship deepen? I understand most physical stuff is wrong, but what about just kissing? With respect to pre-marital, romantically oriented kissing, we're clearly talking about an area about which reasonable believers can (and do) disagree.
What if I told you your sexual desire for anyone other than your future spouse is a result of a cosmic tragedy that took place billions of years ago?
David loved sex, although he knew he was using it in all the wrong ways, giving it up seemed like way too much of a burden.As months rolled by in their marriage, David realized his promise was actually quite difficult to keep.Although he truly loved his wife, the lure of the beautiful woman on social media, the seduction of the girls that surrounded him exposed itself to be way too difficult. What if I told you that you weren’t designed to enjoy the sexuality of multiple people while awaiting the love of your life?Summer is finally, officially, Memorial-Day-weekend here. The sun’s out longer, your dopamine levels are higher, and you’re ready for summer love. Article for Boundless page of Focus on the Family website. Part 3 at accessed 5/25/17 Marriage Covenant Movement. Many single Christians are already dating, and dating rather seriously. Many of you have tried dating and marriage the world’s way and, like my guest blogger from March 26, gotten the world’s results: pain, heartbreak, guilt, and disillusionment.
All of these topics will, Lord willing, be covered in future columns.