Christian dating how to stay pure
Samantha had been raised to believe sex was something vile and dirty, that it was a shameful act to be kept in secrecy and never openly discussed.It’s no wonder she struggled so much when she finally got married.David and Joseph King David and Joseph will always be remembered—King David often for his infidelity and Joseph for his “heroism” in fleeing from sexual temptation.
Hearing this woman, who has so clearly been burned the aforementioned weak theology, try to convince other young ladies that their choice to wait is a mistake, made me unspeakably angry. A problem that causes me great deal of frustration when it comes to the more legalistic arguments involved in the modern day purity movement.
The phrase “staying pure until marriage” echo’s like nails on a chalkboard to me. In accepting the exchange of Jesus, you can’t separate yourself from it. Purity isn’t lost in the moment, it’s an essential key to a happy (and lasting) marriage. And honestly–side rant–what’s with the whole “losing your virginity” thing anyway?
He sent someone to find out who she was, and he was told, “She is Bathsheba, the daughter of Eliam and the wife of Uriah the Hittite.” Then David sent for her; and when she came to the palace, he slept with her.
And though she spoke to Joseph day after day, he refused to go to bed with her or even be with her.
Because I’m waiting till I’m married, but I’m not staying pure till I’m married. You see, Samantha is the author of a blog that went viral several months ago titled: “Why I Waited Till My Wedding Night to Lose My Virginity and Wish I Hadn’t.” In the article, Samantha shares the gut-wrenching story of how she grew up in the 90’s Christian purity movement, making a commitment to stay chaste till marriage, and the emotional disaster that followed on her wedding night.