Looking back, I wish we had allowed ourselves to “fall in love” a little more.We were probably overregimented and cautious, but the longevity and happiness of our marriage hasn’t been compromised by our quiet beginnings.But this article is about sex because sex begins many miles before the bedroom.When we refer to the physical act of sex, the standards generally understood by Christians are fairly straightforward, black and white, right and wrong.
Dating as it is practiced today releases that fire of passion prematurely. “What’s wrong with a little harmless fun as long as we don’t have sex?In other words, the sun brings life instead of death to our planet simply because its raging heat (15.6 million kelvins at her core) is kept at a safe distance by a loving Creator. Our world is reeling from the effects of uncontrolled passion, with AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases in its train.Beyond bodily maladies, there are incalculable losses on a psychological and spiritual level as human beings live outside the protection of God’s design.And perhaps the most tragic fallout of this state of affairs is the bum rap sex has gotten.That which was created by God as a metaphor of the love of Christ for His church Nothing could be more unreasonable.
The in The vicissitudes of less-industrialized cultures frequently starved the process of cultivating romantic affection, but today’s dating scene expends it to the point of meaninglessness. But can someone please come up with a new name for it?