What Are You Telling Your Son’s and Daughter’s About Fornication?

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This is what the Bible says about fornication;


1 Corinthians 6:18-20 & 1 Corinthians 7:1-2

“Flee fornication. Every sin that a man doeth is without the body; but he that committeth fornication sinneth against his own body. What? know ye not that your body is the temple of the Holy Ghost which is in you, which ye have of God, and ye are not your own? For ye are bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body, and in your spirit, which are God’s. Now concerning the things whereof ye wrote unto me: It is good for a man not to touch a woman. Nevertheless, to avoid fornication, let every man have his own wife, and let every woman have her own husband.”

We are caught in the crossroads, “when it comes to what to tell our young people about fornication.” shacking up” or having sexual relations before marriage have become all the rage. In fact, things have gotten so screwed up that fornication has become common, instead of uncommon, like it was, a long time ago. We’ve changed. The problem for us though, is that God hasn’t changed. His Word is everlasting and his commands are non-negotiable. Oh! The good news is that God is a forgiving God. Even so, Christians and non-Christians alike, find themselves pondering over this matter. Honestly, most of us know right from wrong and what’s morally correct. Some of us even know that fornication is a sin. “Stuff happens, right?”

But, do we know that there’s another real good reason to save yourself for marriage, which makes it possible for you to honor the one in the Bible? Unfortunately most people don’t. It’s like this; You see relationships that stand the test of time have to be developed. During that development period, there’s a process that must take place and it’s implemented in phases.

Each phase is necessary, and dependent on the other, because individually they encompass different lessons, which are purposefully designed to teach lover’s how to love and cherish each other. Love is not a haphazard occurence , a mindless leap into lust, nor is it meaningless reckless abandonment. Instead, it is a well-defined and meticulous journey through a person’s heart and mind. In other words; in a relationship; “patience, passion and promise” are the most powerful characteristics of any notable union. Wow, I hate to say this, but people who think marriage or commitment is unimportant in the scheme of relationships, are mis-informed. They just don’t know understand and certainly don’t know what they’re missing, if they’re fornicat’n just because they can!

Marriage between two people who love each other is the second most important relationship in the world, your relationship with the Lord is the first. How could something that’s ordained by God be something unimportant? And if we’re honest with ourselves, especially women, we don’t believe that anyway.

In relationships filled with life, romance is key. It is an “attention span tester” a commitment phobia identifier” and a “chick magnet.” Women love to be romanced______and most want to be married at some point in their life.

God wants us to take our time and value people who enter our lives as potential partners. He gave us directions and recipes to follow, when we travel in lover’s lane or when we prepare meals that feed hearts and fuel desire. Yeah! Sometimes we have to make adjustments in recipe’s in order to get to where we want to be in a relationship and keep our hearts & souls in tack. We prove love, by showing love, through a series of heart throbbing encounters, which some times include drying tearful eyes. But, eventually all of that will earn us a place in somebody’s life and give us spiritual approval to give them something so precious, that God calls it a temple. In case you didn’t know; your body is God’s temple. He wants you to love it, cherish it, care for it and protect it, each person doing the same, resulting in a oneness, that surpasses anything fornication has to offer, a million times over.

In it’s brevity, fornication and lust are all but a passing fancy. Intentionally engineered to test youthful, unbridled lasciviousness, that leaves one’s life without warning or notice____LOL

The smartest people in the world don’t know how to control love, desires of the flesh and inclinations to indulge in fornication. So, we are all at risk of falling prey to beds of fornication, if we don’t recognize it’s trap.

We’ve all made mistakes, yes even me. But it’s never too late to teach those who have yet too. They don’t know unless they know____Somebody’s gotta tell em’.

Tell them how you would have done things differently, if you had known WHO you know now and what you know now!


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