Talk with your youth leader or one of your parents. So keep it going by making smart, prayerful decisions that help your relationship grow in positive ways.
If you have any doubts about God’s intention to give us sex as a wonderful, pleasurable gift, Song of Songs should put them to rest.
In Song of Songs, God has given us a holy and beautiful picture of a marital sexual relationship, and everyone seems to be having an excellent time.
between men and women who are not romantically involved are OK.
We all know what we’re talking about here, and these are not the things I mean to address in this column.
Then, get together and talk about what you want to do.
Finally, I encourage you to invite an older person you trust into this decision (besides me, I mean).How are we to relate to everyone else (especially believers), and how does that question inform the topic of premarital sexual activity?The simple answer is that every believer to whom I am not married is my brother or sister in Christ, and I am to act accordingly. Honor one another above yourselves.”); Romans 13:8-14, especially vv. Love does no harm to its neighbor.”); 1 Corinthians 13:4-7, especially v. More specifically, 1 Timothy 5:1-2 reiterates the “family” metaphor among believers and instructs us about how we are to treat our fellow members of the body of Christ: This is a didactic (teaching) passage generally instructing us about how to relate to other “family members” among God’s people. With the exception of husbands and wives, there is “It is God’s will that you should be sanctified: that you should avoid sexual immorality; that each of you should learn to control his own body in a way that is holy and honorable, not in passionate lust like the heathen, who do not know God; .On the contrary, in the proper context, it is a kind and good gift of God.Michael Lawrence and other able Boundless authors have written before about the wonderful gift of sex, so I won’t belabor the point except to repeat that the Scripture passages on sex, taken together, make very clear that God instituted sex for purposes of procreation, pleasure, intimacy, holiness and — ultimately — for His glory.The argument becomes clearer when we look at some of what the Bible has to say about 1) sex, 2) our relationships with other believers and 3) sexual immorality itself.