Christian dating frustration

Although I am not trying to condone it in any way, I’m sure that many times pornography turns into the coping mechanism for the lack of physical intimacy in Christian, single men.

I already know and could teach the lesson about the harms of porn, so that’s not the issue.

So instead of us just hearing what we are not supposed to do, it would be nice to hear how we can fill that seeming void that exists when we do the right thing.

I think this unfortunately dives into the problem with porn in the Christian church today.

While the other men fought valiantly, he lounged back home on his couch watching Bathsheba, someone else’s wife, take a bath (porn) and then used her. Satan’s Big Lie to you, to every man, is that there is no battle, or at least not one worthy of your participation. But Scripture disagrees, “Be sober-minded; be watchful.

In contrast, her warrior-husband Uriah wouldn’t even of sleeping in his own house with his own wife while a battle raged. Your adversary [tell me, if there’s no battle, why do you have an adversary?

Resist him, firm in your faith, knowing that the same kinds of suffering are being experienced by your brotherhood throughout the world” (1 Peter 5:8-9, ESV). Most of us live like life is a trip to the mall, but as Eldredge says, in reality it’s more like the opening scene of (Normandy Beach, D-Day, WWII).Don’t get me wrong, the Bible is chock full of “flee temptation/be pure” instruction, but that really doesn’t get to heart of it. I want to acknowledge John Eldredge for helping me organize my thinking on this issue in his book merely the sexual impulse or desire for orgasm.The male urge goes much, much deeper than sexual release.See our Privacy Policy and Third Party Partners to learn more about the use of data and your rights. As a 28-year-old, Christian, single guy, I’ve heard this message preached countless number of times: I need to honor the girls in my life and treat them with respect. ” Although I am very secure in myself and thoroughly enjoy the stage of life I am in, physical intimacy is one of the areas that seems … On top of that it’s our strong desire to give them the respect that they deserve.

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