“Sex outside of marriage,” Chandler says, “is deliberate disobedience of God’s commands, which are for your good, and therefore it is a deliberate forfeiture of your own spiritual well-being, as well as your own , Chandler digs into the Song of Solomon to find the answer.Here are 7 things Matt Chandler says the Song of Solomon tells us about sex: Song of Solomon 4 takes us into the bedroom of Solomon and his bride, immediately after their wedding.by Scott Croft Before continuing with this column, please review the preamble included at the beginning of Scott's first article in this series, "Biblical Dating: An Introduction." * * * A promise is a promise.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.
I think that in view of the present distress it is good for a person to remain as he is. In addition, sexual relationships are reserved strictly for marriage and sexual activity outside of marriage in any form is a sin.(NIV)Proverbs -19My child, don’t go along with them! Such is the fate of all who are greedy for money; it robs them of life.(NLT)Proverbs 15:1-4A gentle answer deflects anger, but harsh words make tempers flare.Many wanted to know, did I really mean no physical intimacy? Isn't it sex outside of marriage that Scripture explicitly prohibits?How can you say definitively that other things are wrong? Shouldn't our physical relationship "progress" as other aspects of our relationship deepen? I understand most physical stuff is wrong, but what about just kissing? With respect to pre-marital, romantically oriented kissing, we're clearly talking about an area about which reasonable believers can (and do) disagree.