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In fact, most of them had many good qualities. Fondling of that area can heighten her emotions and, at certain times of her monthly cycle particularly the seventy hours of highest fertility make her so passionate she could lose control of her will. You raised two daughters in Southern California and both of us were virgins on our wedding day! For instance, one guy that I dated was a very nice guy.
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LaHaye later co-wrote the Left Behind series. Turns out LaHaye and his wife Beverly also wrote a book all about dating and sex: Raising Sexually Pure Kids. So you know I had to check it out. You raised two daughters in Southern California and both of us were virgins on our wedding day!
Only losers have sex before marriage. Young people who say no to premarital sex tend to feel good about themselves and are prone to become winners in life. If you have premarital sex, you may have to kill yourself.
But not before giving your kid a sexually transmitted infection. He could barely remember him. Phil had a scar on the side of his face that he eventually explained was the result of several operations to repair a hole in his cheek.
Wet dreams are caused by God making too much sperm. You should reassure your sons that this is very normal and they need not feel embarrassed. One professor of psychiatry notes, Current research indicates that the family most likely to produce a homosexual comprises a very intimate, possessive and dominating mother and a detached, hostile father.
Many mothers of lesbians tend to be hostile and competitive with their daughters. The fathers of female homosexuals seldom appears to play a dominant role in the family and have considerable difficult being openly affectionate with their daughters. Proper parental love is one of the best preventatives of homosexuality. We are all homosexuals. Every one of us. Most of the homosexuals I know indulged in masturbation early and frequently. The spiritual threat it poses for the Lord's church is so significant it cannot be exaggerated.
Congregational stability is directly dependent on happy, stable, successful Christian homes. Troubled homes generate unhappy Christians, and unhappy Christians perpetuate troubled homes. Troubled homes, misery-filled husbands and wives drowning in anxiety, and strained or ruptured parent-child relationships are not and never shall be the building blocks of dynamic, involved, spiritually successful congregations. The higher the ratio of troubled marriages in a congregation, the more significant are the number and the magnitude of the problems which affect the congregation internally.
Strained relationships in homes inevitably affect the quality of the fellowship of the spirit and of the overall morale of the congregation. One does not have to talk to many preachers and elders, nor look far in our brotherhood to see the magnitude of the problem of marital failure. Preachers in private conversations with preachers commonly comment, "The greatest problem which the church shall face in the next decade is the problem of divorce.
Read brotherhood publications and note how commonly marriage failures in some form are the subject of articles. Examine how varied and, often, how controversial proposed solutions to the problem are. Ministers and elders are constantly besieged with questions and decisions which will not go away.
Do you baptize unscripturally divorced and remarried persons who divorced before knowing the teachings of Jesus? If not, what can you scripturally expect of such people as proper repentance?
How do you handle teen-age divorces which result from immature marriages? Is the only solution for very young divorced individuals a lifetime of single existence, an existence which is near impossible to live after tasting the companionship and sexual fulfillment of marriage? What do you do when knowledgeable Christians in clear awareness of the teaching of Scripture divorce and remarry? What do you do with the same couples ten years later when deepening spiritual concerns revive, and they wish to make their souls secure with the Lord?
Does homosexual conduct by a mate constitute scriptural grounds for divorce? Do you accept unscripturally married individuals into fellowship as "second class members" who have the right to worship and fellowship, but no right to get involved and bear responsibility?
When a divorced-remarried Christian family moves into the community and in seeking to place membership frankly state they had scriptural grounds for their divorce or divorces , do you accept their statement or do you investigate? These are not hypothetical questions dealing with hypothetical situations. Elders and ministers confront them too many times every year.
In fact, these questions reflect simplified situations not nearly as complex as some real cases. It is relatively easy to develop academic answers to these problems, but those answers often oversimplify the problem. Are there many conscientious elders who actively shepherd the flock who have not experienced the following situation? He sits in a living room counseling two worried, anxious, tearful adults caught up in a divorce problem. He listens to the complexities of their situation as he also hears their children playing in the den.