Again we see that something in our culture that is viewed as purely biological is maintained with an eye toward its purpose in the unity of the marriage relationship. Even in abstinence within marriage, the point of functioning this way is to draw closer to God. This is why it should only be done for a short time and with the right reason in mind. The highest mentality here is that of proper thoughts on ownership. Both partners own the other partner’s body. This means that our se. lives are at the whim and desire of our partner rather than of our own urges. To make this fulfilling, both partners will need to want what is best for their partners. In counseling, we often find the opposite has become true. That sex is a means of mutually assured destruction. But when sex is godly, it is instead mutually assured benefit… even capable of creating new life.

Published by Josh McGary

MY NAME IS JOSH MCGARY. First, I am a Pastor of a small church in Portland, Oregon named Aletheia Bible Fellowship. We call it ABF. I have been a pastor there for the better part of 20 years. I am very eclectic. What I love, I love loudly and immersively. I have notable collections of toys, funko pops, and vinyl. I also infamously love pop culture, comic books, technology, the arts, psychology and philosophy. https://sleek.bio/joshmcgary

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