Physical intimacy in christian dating
You must decide before you go on the date what your limits will be.
It’s too difficult to think when passion overtakes you. You can resist temptation if you put on the whole armor of God (Eph.
Last time I appeared on this site, I said that I would lay out my position on biblical dating and then turn it over to all of you to determine the rest of the column's topics by your questions. As many of you will know from the Boundless blog, The Line, the last piece generated many posts and comments, from the challenging to the supportive, the general to the specific.Gen. "They shall become one flesh" refers not only to the physical union of two bodies, but the emotional intimacy that is part of that union as well. (Eph.-33) This was and has always been God's plan for romantic/emotional and sexual intimacy.This sexual union is an intimate experience that is both emotional and physical. The "nakedness" of human beings was part of marriage and not to be exposed or viewed outside of the context of marriage after the fall.In Gen., God established this at the very beginning of the creation creation of woman.Adam and Eve were not to exist together without being married. a Christian marriage was also used as a picture of intimacy between Christ and His Church.