This past week, I got a bunch of messages on OKCupid.
hen God creates something, He creates it with purpose and design.
The Genesis account of creation makes it clear that God’s creation is “good” (Genesis ).
Busby and colleagues controlled for the influence of religious involvement in their analysis because it often plays a role on when couples choose to initiate sex.
“Regardless of religiosity, waiting helps the relationship form better communication processes, and these help improve long-term stability and relationship satisfaction,” Busby says.
So the question we’ve asked “why save sex for marriage” is really a question of understanding God’s purpose and design for sex. When God told Adam and Eve to “be fruitful and multiply” (Genesis ), they probably figured out that He wanted them to have sex.
We can choose to do things God’s way, and experience the beauty of His plan, or we can choose to do things our way, and experience harm and destruction (Proverbs ). But God also wanted them to develop intimacy with one another, and He knew that sex would help them do that, in a way that nothing else could.
As a result, Cindy developed a deeper understanding of truth, and Rob was forced to face the lies he'd always believed.
If you're like Cindy or Rob, and you've taken a stand for (or against) premarital sex, but you're not sure why, here are some things to consider.
I don’t usually have a problem discussing my likes and dislikes or my past experiences. But these two guys, who both seem to have their shit together enough, took me by surprise when they ventured into no man’s land before we’d even met in person.