Christian dating boundaries kissing

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With respect to pre-marital, romantically oriented kissing, we’re clearly talking about an area about which reasonable believers can (and do) disagree.

Let me lay out what I view to be applicable biblical principles and passages on this topic.

Still, the overwhelming majority of believers will only share that relationship with one person in their entire lives.

How are we to relate to everyone else (especially believers), and how does that question inform the topic of premarital sexual activity?

Do you believe that you and your partner “honor[ed] God with your bodies” in doing what you did (1 Corinthians )?

If you have any doubts about God’s intention to give us sex as a wonderful, pleasurable gift, Song of Songs should put them to rest.The orthodox interpretation of the book suggests both that an actual sexual relationship is part of what the narrative relays and a context (at the time of the sexual part of the relationship) of marriage.So marriage is a unique relationship, and the good gift of sex is not only allowed but commanded within that relationship.As a good initial principle here, we should affirm that sex itself (and sexual activity in general) is not inherently negative or sinful.On the contrary, in the proper context, it is a kind and good gift of God.

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