A few days without a quiet time might not hurt you too much, but too many days your entire life would be off-track. In the same way, too many days between sexual intimacy with your husband will hurt your marriage and allow sin a foothold in your life.
The Bible has this to say: Do not deprive one another except with consent for a time, that you may give yourselves to fasting and prayer; and come together again so that Satan does not tempt you because of your lack of self-control.
I’ve read many books about relationships and Christian dating. His views helped me establish my own standards regarding marriage.
I decided that I wanted nothing less than God’s best for me. It means if you have doubts about the relationship, if your significant other doesn’t treat you with the upmost respect, if you argue more than you get along, if you constantly find yourself defending him or her to your friends, then end it.
However, learning about this special someone’s theology is a bit more thorny if you even think to ask at all.
On God.org, seasoned pastor and theologian John Piper compiles for couples a questionnaire In his original questionnaire (that is now chapter 1 of this book) Piper asks some of the typical stuff (like friends and entertainment), but then he dives deeper.
In a world that constantly promotes gender equality, this book teaches girls and young woman (and older women too!
) the “whys” and “hows” of being a truly This is an old-fashioned book written for much younger girls.
In other relationships, I began to think that some of the things I had wanted in a husband were perhaps more wishful thinking than things that could actually be.Welcome to Top Christian Books, where our mission is to connect you with the best Christian books, both old and new.With the vast array of Christian dating books available, it’s easy to get overwhelmed with where to start.But the truth is sex is something God created to illustrate the ongoing mystery between Christ and His bride, the church.Forgoing sex would be akin to forgoing intimacy with God.If you are a young woman looking for reading material to help you grow in your faith and strengthen your walk with God, you have come to the right place!