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No Sex Before Marriage?

Pastor Ben helps us understand and follow God’s instruction manual of not having sex outside of marriage.

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No Sex Before Marriage? But It’s Too Late for Me

Why even try to follow God’s instructions to not have sex before marriage if you’ve already gone too far? Whether something happened to you or you crossed the line, Pastor Ben says Jesus still wants you to know this truth.

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No Sex Before Marriage? How Will I Know if We’re Compatible?

How do you know you’re compatible in marriage with your partner unless you have sex first? There’s something that’s even more important and comes before sexual compatibility, Pastor Ben says.

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No Sex Before Marriage? But My Partner Is Pressuring Me

It may feel like it’s time to take the next step in your relationship, and your partner is pressuring you to have sex. What do you do?

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No Sex Before Marriage? But What About My Hormones?

Why would God give you strong hormones and desires if he doesn’t want you to have sex before marriage?

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No Sex Before Marriage? Follow the Instruction Manual

Why should you follow the Bible’s instructions that you should wait until marriage to have sex? Pastor Ben tells us why.

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Abuse: What Does God Say? To the Church

Statistically, whether we know it or not, all of us know and love someone who has been abused. And all of us know and love someone who has been abusive. So how can we be a blessing to both? How can we comfort, confront, and bring healing to our circle of influence? If you or someone you know is suffering from abuse, please go to timeofgrace.org/abuse to find more resources and information for getting help.

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Leave No One Behind: Even When Church Hurts

Many kids get disconnected from church because they or their parents get hurt by someone at church. The pastor. The church council. A fellow member. Without the right reaction, these sins/hurts can uproot entire families for generations to come. This message is meant to prepare people for the next time church hurts. What do you do? What do you say? When do you go?

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Leave No One Behind: Embrace Your Role

Pastors, teachers, church members, godparents, older siblings, friends, aunts/uncles, grandparents, etc. all have a role in training the next generation. Singles and non-parents have a role too because they are people who, like Paul himself, may not produce the next generation, but absolutely want to see them in heaven with Jesus.

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Leave No One Behind: Start Young

This message reminds parents of what matters most—the training up of their children. What you do when they are young will probably shape what they believe when they are older. So, what should you do? God gave Moses the answer. Seek God with a personal passion, based off his unbeatable promises, and then talk about that God as often as you can.

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Leave No One Behind: The Next Generation

In Matthew 18 Jesus told a story about a desperate shepherd who was not willing that even a single lamb be lost. Application—While it’s easy to stereotype and look down on other generations (in both directions!), our Father has a massive heart for each generation of people!