Tag: sex

  • Biblical Principle #224: Special Rules for Israel’s Priests

    Biblical Principles List Principle Under the Law of Moses, Israel’s priests had additional rules for holiness because of their role. Explanation In addition to the precise instructions pertaining to ceremonies and public service, Israel’s Levitical priests had further unique regulations that only applied to them because of their role as intermediaries between GOD and the…

  • Biblical Principle #96: Rape is Sinful

    Biblical Principles List Principle Rape is sinful. Explanation We previously established that sexual relationships outside of a married husband and wife, male and female, are sinful. One category of sexual relationships that does not get discussed often is rape: forced or non-consensual sexual contact or intercourse. Genesis 34 tells the story of how Jacob’s daughter…

  • Biblical Principle #95: Sex Outside of Marriage is Sin

    Principle Sex outside the marriage relationship is sinful. Explanation We have previously established that: It isn’t politically correct or popular these days, but the Bible asserts that woman was created for the purpose of helping man. In other words, women were created to bless men. That does not mean that GOD cares less about women…

  • Biblical Principle #43: God Created Sex (and Blessed It)

    Biblical Principles List Principle God created sex (and blessed it). Explanation We previously established that it was GOD who invented marriage. Marriage is GOD’s idea, concept, and implementation. When GOD created Adam, there was no suitable companion among all of GOD’s other creatures. So GOD made woman from one of Adam’s ribs. Adam called Eve…

  • Why Do Christians Fast? (Here are six common reasons)

    Why do Christians fast? It’s a simple question with multiple potential answers. In short, it depends. Below are six common reasons. But first, a couple of observations:

  • December 14 – Paul’s Letter to the Colossians

    Reading Col. 1:1-4:18 Philemon 1-25 Devotional During the two years that Paul is under house arrest in Rome, he writes four letters which are sometimes called The Prison Epistles (the word “epistle” means a letter). Today we read Paul’s letter to the Colossians and to Philemon. Paul had not visited the city of Colosse, but…

  • August 20 – GOD Equates Israel, Judah to Prostitutes

    Reading Eze. 23:1-23:49 2 Chron. 36:13a 2 Kings 25:1 Jer. 52:4 Devotional Parental Caution: Today’s reading contains very graphic descriptions of two sisters who engaged in prostitution. I recommend you read Eze. 23 by yourself before deciding to read it with children. In today’s reading, GOD uses an extremely graphic illustration of two sisters who…

  • May 26 – The Beauty of True Love

    Reading Psalm 127 Song of Solomon Devotional Song of Solomon is a song that focuses entirely upon the subject of love. The song is a series of thoughts and conversations between a young Israelite shepherd man, a young Shulammite woman, the woman’s friends, and Solomon the king. This is likely the least-referred to book in…

  • March 2 – Laws Concerning Sexual Purity

    Parental Caution: Per the title above, today‚Äôs reading deals exclusively with sexual relationships and, as such, may not be appropriate for younger children. I recommend that parents read this devotional privately to determine if they feel it should be discussed with their children at this time. Reading Marriage Deut. 21:10-14; 24:5; 22:13-21 Divorce Deut. 24:1-4 Sexual Violations…