Charm is deceptive, and beauty does not last; but a woman who fears the Lord will be greatly praised." ~Proverbs 31:30

 

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7 Reasons Why You Should Remain 
a Virgin Until Marriage

 Sex between two married people is a very beautiful aspect of marriage. God has blessed us with the ability to give and receive physical pleasure with the one we are married to. But when we give ourselves to another before marriage, sex becomes something else altogether.

1) Lust and Fornication Are Sins

Why do you think God made fornication a sin? I mean, on the outside it seems like a lot of fun to have sex and to flirt with feelings of lust. No one is really hurting anyone, right? Wrong! Sex before marriage always, always hurts someone, and for many reasons which we will get into.  Godís desire is for single people, young and old is to remain sexually and emotionally pure for marriage. When young couples go into marriage with such purity and anticipation for one another, the marriage thrives.

2) Virginity is a Precious Gift to Bring to Your Spouse

What a precious gift of love and purity to share yourself only with the one you married. It creates the ďone fleshĒ of marriage even more beautiful and sacred.  But perhaps some of you reading this have erred and are not a virgin anymore. Let me tell you, its ok. God still loves you and wants you to have a blessed marriage.

Ask for forgiveness and turn away from the ďattitude of going out on a dateĒ and God will forgive you. Flee from temptation and stop dating because 95% of the time dating leads to sex. Having likeminded friendships in the Lord is much better than dating. Donít give your heart away! Your emotional and spiritual self is a precious commodityósave it for your spouse, you will be so very happy that you did.

3) The Risk of Pregnancy

Children are precious, beautiful people of God, and everyone needs to experience being a parent at sometime in their life. But God does not want us to concern ourselves with the responsibilities of children until we are ready and capable of caring for their needs properly.

Bringing children into the world out of wedlock is not fair to the child or to you. Terminating our unborn child is not fair to them either. It is always best and Godís ideal for single women to not have children and to remain sexually abstinent until marriage. Then, when you both are ready to have a child, financially, emotionally and spiritually, God will bless you with children.

4) Multiple Heartaches From Dating

Sexual intimacy bonds two hearts together in such a way that they become emotionally attached to one another and feelings of desires are confused with love. Most dating relationships are not based on love, but on the desire aspect of the relationship. Dating does not lead up to a healthy marriage. Dating leads up to heartbreak because eventually one party will want out of the relationship. Heartbreak after heartache develops a cold, callous heart. It also can develop other negative emotions such as jealousy, suspicion, and mistrust because this too is part of the dating scene. Dating has too many negative emotions attached to it. It is Godís desire that single people have friendships in the Lord and do not date.

5) Virginity is Cool

I donít care what anyone says, virginity is cool! A woman who can remain a virgin until marriage this day and age is a courageous and Godly woman, and I commend her on her ability to turn away from what the crowds are doing. Losing your virginity before marriage is not cool. Ask any older woman with values, who has been there and done that already, and she will tell you to wait until your are married too. Thatís because we know that when a young person wants to have sex before marriage, itís only feelings of desire talkingóthere is not love there.

As Christian people, we need to be more concerned with what God wants us to do, not what our friends are doing, or what anyone asks us to do. If it does not come from Jesus Christ or Christís principles then it should not be a part of our Christian life and shouldnít be done.

6) Sexual Purity is Godís Plan For You

God wants Christians, young and old to stay pure for marriage. Itís His plan!  When a Christian person disobeys Godís calling for them, there is always consequences. These consequences may be emotional attachments that break our hearts, unwanted pregnancies, or a venereal disease. God does not make these bad things happen to us. We make these bad things happen to us because of the choices we make in our life. Letís choose what God wants. Letís pray about it and seek Godís will for our life always and forever.

7) Fornication is NOT healthy

Most of the time in a intimate relationship, young people donít even really know the person they are having sex with. The only thing intimate about the relationship is the sex aspect of it. Did you meet their parents? Do you know what they do in their spare time? Perhaps they have a venereal disease or worse, HIV or AIDS. Physically speaking, casual sex is very dangerous. These relationships can cause many kinds of infections and other health ailments. Emotionally speaking, these relationships cause a defensive, calloused heart and teach young people to base love on feelings rather than something they do.

Single Christian people should wait on God. They should have all the friendships they want based on the foundation of respect and brotherly and sisterly love. The best marriage spouses are with those who first respected you physically, sexually, emotionally and spiritually. Remember, the minute your emotions take over and rule the relationship, the minute you will stop feeling respect and real love for one another. God wants our emotions to follow our lead, not lead our lives. To find out what Godís plan is for you in the romance department, read our new ebookóHow To Prepare For a Rock Solid Marriage!
 

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Dressing To Please God or Others?

I also want women to dress modestly, with decency and propriety, not with braided hair or gold and pearls or expensive clothes, but with good deeds, appropriate for women who profess to worship God.  (1 Timothy 2: 9, 10)

The way a young lady dresses and the way she adorns herself tells a lot about her character. The bible does not say too much about how a Christian woman should dress but it does let us know a lot about the sincere Christian woman's character in Proverbs 31.

When you get dressed in the morning are you putting on clothes to please God or to please other people? What a person truly cares about in life will show in how they take care of themselves and how they dress.  Modesty is a wonderful virtue of character. 

1 Peter 3:3-6 says, "Your beauty should not come from outward adornment such as braided hair and the wearing of gold jewelry and fine clothes. Instead, it should be that of your inner self, the unfading beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is of great worth in God's sight. For this is the way the holy women of the past who put their hope in God used to make themselves beautiful. They were submissive to their own husbands, like Sarah, who obeyed Abraham and called him her master. You are her daughters if you do what is right and do not give way to fear."

The Sincere Christian woman's purpose is to allow Christ to shine through her.  If a young lady is not clothed in a modest fashion, how will others see Christ in her? If she is slathered in too much eye shadow, lipstick and rouge, people will have a difficult time seeing the light of Jesus within her. If she is wearing dangling earrings, body piercing and tattoo's, no one will see the workings of Christ in her. And if her clothing is not fitting properly, it will be difficult for anyone to get a firm grip on the person inside. 

ďI charge you, O daughters of Jerusalem, do not stir up or awaken love until it pleasesĒ (Song of Solomon 2:7; 3:5; 8:4).  

 

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