Posts tagged “Sex”
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?
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.
Sexpectations: Sex Is Unnecessary
To many people today, a 30-year-old virgin is a fascinating species. Is he dying inside? Is he repressed and frustrated? Ask Jesus. He was fully man in every way, a sexual being, yet fully content to be sexless. Jesus proves that sex is not required for a satisfying life, which is thrilling news for singles, divorcees, widows, and couples struggling with their sex lives. Having a joyful connection to God makes sex a good but unnecessary gift from God.
Sexpectations: Sex Is Fiery
Like fire, sex must be treated with a healthy fear. Mess around with one flame and you might get hurt. Mess around with one night and you might get hurt worse. This message explores the Bible’s loving warnings about sex, showing Gods’ loving and fatherly heart and why he restricts sex to the commitment of marriage.
Any Intimacy Left in Your Marriage?
Watch the entire devotional series from this past week as Pastor Jeremy talks us through the complicated issue of rediscovering intimacy in marriage.
But My Husband Doesn’t Show Any Interest in Me
Is it possible this is one of the reasons why your husband is keeping his distance: because he knows he’s given you plenty of reasons not to be interested in him?
But I Don’t Physically Desire My Husband
You and your husband may feel like just coexisting roommates. But, Pastor Jeremy reminds us, there was a reason God created sex (and it wasn’t just to procreate). Because you CAN get that spark back into your marriage.
Sex Ed. Ed. (i.e., How to talk to your kids about sex)
Let me set the scene for you: I was a first-year teacher, straight out of college, freshly married, and getting into the groove of…
But I No Longer Feel Anything for My Husband
What if you no longer feel anything for your husband? Pastor Jeremy says you’re actually not that far away from doing something to fix the relationship.
Sexpectations: Sex Is Work
So often we expect sex to be easy, just like in the movies. But that expectation leads to pressure, frustration, and disillusionment with others. God, on the other hand, expects sex to be the result of a process of love and respect. The apostle Paul’s classic words to husbands and wives aren’t mainly about sex, but they are the key to true intimacy.
Let’s talk about sex (and God)
“So, what did your parents teach you about sex?” one of my friends asked a mutual friend as we devoured pizza on his back…
Sexpectations: Sex Is Good
In the beginning, when everything was very good, there was sex. God’s idea. God’s invention. God’s gift to husband and wife. In a world where too many of us have been victims of sexual sin or victims of an anti-sex church culture, we need the reminder that sex by God’s design is still very good.