It all starts with physical contact—touching, hugging and kissing. “One flesh” means to have sexual intercourse (1 Corinthians ) and, according to God’s instructions, this is to take place after a man and woman have been joined together in marriage. It does clearly say that we aren’t to have sex prior to marriage (1 Corinthians , New Revised Standard Version).Having sex prior to marriage is immoral and, according to God’s Word, we are supposed to “flee sexual immorality” (1 Corinthians ). So we’re supposed to run away from premarital sex and things that could entice us to be immoral. Because abstinence has been described in such negative terms, some educators are now choosing to use the word postponement to describe the process of delaying sex until marriage. Human history shows that these “touchy” activities often lead to lustful desire and sex. Some have asked, “Just how far can a Christian go without sinning? Your boundaries are written in magnetic letters on your fridge.
While your guilt is a perfectly natural response, please don’t let it crush you into further self-loathing. Out of nowhere he keeps coming up with great guest posts. We never knew each other, but I guarantee you we both knew about the Freshman Dorm Female Visitation Policy. Enjoy.) Jon Acuff and I went to Samford University. Temptation sold separately, batteries not included (bonus points for anyone who can identify this reference). If the boundaries are inscribed on papyrus leaves, you’ve both signed it…in blood…and in the presence of a notary (your pastor). Today, we even did sexual acts, though we did not go all the way.I am wondering if it is possible to return this relationship to a place where it is glorifying to God. My dear wonderful friend: Thank you for your honesty here and sharing such a personal thing." "5 Big Lies About Sex," "10 Ways to Practice Purity," "I Wish I Had Waited," and "Can You Become a Virgin Again? Well, we wanted to know what Christian students are saying about abstinence and sexual purity.