Purity, by its very nature, is the absence of something. It communicates the idea of no mixture, no dirt, no pollutant, no stain, no defect. When we tell our children and teens to aim for sexual purity, we are, in essence, telling them what they need to avoid —sexual and lustful involvement before marriage—not what they should aim for.
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If you believe sitcoms, sex is the topic most parents want to avoid talking about with their kids. In fact, ungodly sexual behaviors have destroyed not only the careers of politicians, Hollywood types and more, but often their lives and families as well. No wonder so few young people are doing what God wants for them and from them regarding sexual purity and their dating relationships.
Thank you for showing interest in this item. You will be notified by email as soon as this item is available to purchase. After a few decades in youth ministry, we've realized something: guys and girls are different. And significantly so, at that.
The girl sitting in my office made one thing clear: She didn't enjoy her reputation as the innocent teen who didn't understand the sexual culture of high school. Her parents reported that she was enduring a difficult environment, with serious pressure from friends to participate in and approve of their lifestyles. Sadly, this wasn't the first time I'd heard a young person express that sentiment.
But they do need to happen. The sooner the better. While my generation will associate Michelle Williams with suggestive song titles, the next generation might associate her with something entirely different—being a champion for the biblical model of marriage.
A sk any parentthe subject of teen purity is one of the most difficult to convey and convince. I think it is because many parents find that discussing this subject or anything to do with sex with their teens very hard. Even so, it is something that as parents we must not avoid.
One look at the world today is enough to provide convincing evidence that we must give high priority to teaching our children moral purity. In the past, we could count on society to give us a helping hand, but no more. Beyond that facade, however, there are millions of parents trying to combat the evil around us. Certainly we in the Church should understand the responsibility parents have to resist immorality and to teach the wrongness of it.
Sex is a huge thing. Maybe you think its going to be magical like they show on movies. Does the act of having sex before marriage now make you unable to be used by God?
Just click this button If you like, you could go through the video version and then use this page for a quick review of the material. Some young people put this question to a well known pastor: "Why is it that you are so silent about one of the greatest problems in our lives? You cover practically the whole gamut of truth with sermons, but you leave out the thing most of us are up against day and night.