I should have relationships and sex all figured out by now right? Now that is exposed, I want to tell you where I am now and seek some prayerful wisdom.After all I am over half a century old with an adult son and a daughter in High School. Some advisers tell me that I need to wait until I am dead, well almost dead to start dating again.How can single moms develop boundaries with the father of their child?In this episode of the Single Mom Sagas series, Jay and Anne Latour conclude their discussion on the story of a single mother who wants to know how to create boundaries with the...Even very Church oriented Christ centered Christians are having a hard time staying sexually pure.
Take it to a nearby beach, river or lake and toss it in the water. The bad news is that, "Satan is out to kill your marriage and destroy your ministry." (But we already knew that.) The good news is that "God has given you the tools to defeat him." One of the best Satan-defeating tools is submission: "The devil has worked for centuries to set up a world system that says a strong woman must never submit to a man.A few nights a week, he would stay up late, surfing channels, hoping to catch a glimpse of something sexual.The guilt and shame he felt only intensified the rift of intimacy in their marriage....There is a big disconnect between what believers know is God’s will and how people actually live.For example, as many as 80 percent of unmarried evangelical young adults have had sex, 64 percent have done so within the last year and 42 percent are in a current sexual relationship, according to a study on sexual activity by Relevant magazine.What God Wants: Your Obedience When writing “10 Best Decisions a Single Can Make,” I looked up the key words in 1 Thes. I have inserted their meanings in the parenthesis so the interpretation and application can be seen more clearly:“It is God’s will (His desire, decision and intent) that you should be sanctified (consecrated, set apart for a holy use): that you should avoid (abstain, distance yourself, keep away from) sexual immorality (fornication, consenting sex involving someone who is unmarried, all sex of any kind outside the context of the marital bed, including adultery, premarital and extramarital intercourse, homosexuality, prostitution, and other perversions); that each of you should learn to control your own body in a way that is holy (consecrated, dedicated to God) and honorable (respectful and treating as if it has high precious value), not in passionate lust like the pagans, who do not know God (people who do not believe in God, or have yet to realize or perceive God); and that in this matter, no one should wrong or take advantage (exploit or outwit, often motivated by greed or self-indulgence) of a brother or sister.” —1 Thes.