There seemed to be a special connection between them that made me wonder, It started me on a quest to discover what I call "practical abstinence." All of the "true love waits" messages mean nothing if they can't be put into practice.And that seems to be where many Christians fall short. You can't jump into dating and expect that sexual temptation won't be an issue.It wasn’t that my boyfriend and I did everything together – we have separate friends and interests, and cherish our individual lives – but when I wasn’t with him I was at work events or seeing friends and family, trying to make up the lost time.That’s why, one night before Christmas, I decided to go on a date … I booked a ticket to see at the Hackney Picturehouse, put on my favourite maroon lipstick and hoop earrings – because why not dress up for yourself?So, sexual desire is a big deal to us, because it was first a big deal to God.
(Seriously, he does that.) "The real reason for marriage for the Duggars is physical contact," says one longtime critic of the reason they marry so young.
His wisdom is greater than ours, and we come to know that He answers our prayers even though the answers at times are difficult to discern. I think that in some measure, at least, I know something of your problems and your desires.
You reply: “You have never been through what we go through, and so you really do not know anything about it.” There is a measure of truth in that, but I hope you will not deny the feelings of my heart for you.
You need a game plan: a set of ideas, attitudes and actions that will help you glorify God and safeguard your relationship from premarital sex. Genesis tells us that He made humans both male and female in His own image.
He blessed them, and one of the first commands He gave them was to "be fruitful and multiply" (Genesis -28).