Outside of marriage, we know that there are sex rules, according to God. It’s a matter of, “Thou shalt not.” But within marriage, are there Christian sex rules that should be observed? Yes!
“When it comes to sex, most married Christians just do what works for them. If they have been blessed enough to have discovered something that brings satisfaction, pleasure, closeness, and climax, they most likely will continue that practice. However, some are plagued with guilt because they wonder if what they’re doing is sinful.
Marriage Partnership [Magazine] receives many questions from Christian couples who want to know what is and what is not okay to do sexually.”
Christian Sex Rules
So, to address these issues, marriage therapists Melissa and Louis McBurney, M.D., attempt to do just that. They answer questions posed to them by their readers in an interview with Marriage Partnership Magazine. To read what they wrote in response we provide a link below. It will take you to that particular article.
Please prayerfully read:
Also, As it Pertains to Christian Sex Rules:
Here is an article that is written to wives, but these “rules” pertain to husbands, as well as wives. So just switch the pronouns, and you will gain great insight by reading:
Additionally, on this same issue, here is an article to read that addresses the questions:
And then lastly, the following is written by Linda Dillow and Lorraine Pintus. It comes from the book, Intimate Issues: Twenty-One Questions Christian Women Ask About Sex (that we highly recommend that women read). It is important to prayerfully consider the following questions:
Is it prohibited in Scripture?
If not, we may assume it is permitted. “Everything is permissible for me,” (1 Corinthians 6:12, NIV).
Is it beneficial?
Does the practice in any way harm the husband or wife or hinder the sexual relationship? If so, it should be rejected. “Everything is permissible for me — but not everything is beneficial.” (1 Corinthians 6:12, NIV).
Does it involve anyone else?
Sexual activity is sanctioned by God for husband and wife only. If a sexual practice involves someone else or becomes public, it is wrong based on Hebrews 13:4, which warns us to keep the marriage bed undefiled.
Cindy Wright of Marriage Missions International wrote this article to help those who are married.
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