They are right in doing so because the Bible teaches sexual relations between a man and a woman are reserved for marriage.But the majority of abstinence training only teaches half of the abstinence God calls for when it comes to intimate relationships between men and women.Each date he begins more and more to imagine what she looks like without clothes and how wonderful it would be to touch her body. But he dismisses these thoughts as wicked and sinful and asks God to forgive him each and every day several times a day.
She graciously accepts his flowers, hands them off to her girlfriend and they were off on their first date.
At the restaurant they talk and explore one another’s lives. Afterward they go for a long walk just continuing to talk – but there is no physical contact, no holding hands.
Jonathan attended a conservative Christian college where he felt the call of God on his life to become a minister.
While he was studying for the ministry he was introduced to a beautiful young woman named Sarah.
The sooner you address the issue, the more likely it can be resolved. Keeping secrets, hiding feelings, and being untruthful are the number one reasons relationships fail. It will be evident by the actions of you and your mate.
What’s done in the dark will always come to the light. When you are in a Godly relationship, people will notice, trust me. People are watching what the two of you are doing and most importantly, what you’re NOT doing. Yes, being in love is a BEAUTIFUL thing, but lets not forget that you have an opportunity to use your relationship for a greater purpose, to bring others closer to Christ. The Bible says “Husbands are to love their wives, even as Christ also loved the church”.
He memorized this passage from Hebrews and countless other passages of Scripture.
He was determined that he would not have sex before marriage and prayed each day for the Holy Spirit to help him avoid sinful thoughts of trying to get any woman to have sex with him before marriage.
She told him “I believe that sex is reserved for marriage, and that includes all sexual touching.