The response to such a question must go to a point of foundation.
It is not a matter of what we want to believe or would like to believe, but is founded in the truth.
Sex before marriage or so-called “recreational sex”.
“I recently made the comment to a friend, that ‘I didn’t feel that sex outside of marriage was acceptable to God.
God is a wonderful loving God and wants His children to enjoy themselves – right?
He is not about rules and regulations but about experiencing life to the fullest. I realize that the underpinning of this thinking relates to much more than a question about sex.
Sixty-one percent of self-identified Christian singles who answered a recent Christian Mingle survey said they are willing to have casual sex without being in love, while only 11 percent said they are waiting to have sex until they are married.Maynard said that as her and her peers grew up, many of them became "jaded" with their childhood values and consequently chose to make decisions contrary to those espoused by the purity culture."We were raised with the idea that says, 'Wait for God to bring you the one.' And 'Don't wait around, don't sleep around, and you'll kind-of get this reward,'" said Maynard."I think a lot of people who are dating in the Christian world, say late 20s, early 30s, they did 'the right thing.' They followed the system.They waited until they got married to have sex and their marriage fell apart by the time they were 25.In an interview with The Christian Post, two Christian Millennials share their diverse stories on faith, sex and marriage, and explain why many singles are battling against the "purity culture" of their youth.
When Heather Lindsey moved to New York City in 2004 at the age of 22, the Michigan native both attended church regularly and considered herself a Christian.
Jim’s article about sex before marriage offers guidance to Christian singles about looking for what God wants from us while in a relationship and why saving sex for marriage is important for God and for both partners.