Posts made in April, 2015

Engagement 6: What if I have done something unwise?

Posted by on Apr 27, 2015 in Blog: Doing sex God’s way

What if? Some of you may have already given in to the temptation to have sexual intercourse, either with the person you are engaged to or someone else. Or maybe you haven’t had sexual intercourse but have come close—so close that you feel ashamed and guilty. On the other hand you might have given in to lust and watched pornography. Or you may masturbate regularly and feel bad about it. Some of you may have even been sinned against—a victim of sexual abuse or rape. You may have discussed this with someone. But more likely it is your secret, and hiding it makes you feel dirty and ashamed, or...

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Engagement 5: Dealing carefully with sexual desire

Posted by on Apr 27, 2015 in Blog: Doing sex God’s way

Engagement 5: Dealing carefully with sexual desire Testosterone runs high when you are in love. Recognise this. Accept it as God’s gift to you and resist the temptation to allow it to overwhelm you and develop into lust. How do you do this? Discipline your sexual urges and fantasies Being in love will fill your mind with your loved one when you are not together. This is normal and healthy. However, be careful how you think about your future husband or wife. What actions and activities do you think about when you imagine the two of you together? In Romans 6:11–13, Paul urges us to ‘not let...

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