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A Young Man Struggling With Homosexuality Finds Hope in Christ

In his book Washed and Waiting, Wesley Hill shares about his struggle with same-sex attraction and his desire to obey Christ and remain celibate. He writes ...


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Research Shows That Delaying Sex Until Marriage Improves Relationships

Does delaying sex until after marriage improve your marital relationship? According to a 2010 research study, the answer is a clear yes. As reported in ...


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Laura Bush on Abstinence

During her 2006 trip to West Africa, First Lady Laura Bush said:

"I'm always a little bit irritated when I hear the criticism of abstinence, because ...


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Augustine on Abstinence

Total abstinence is easier than perfect moderation.


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The Early Church's Take on Sex

Not a single church father can be found who did not assume that Christians should remain chaste before marriage.

In the early second century, the Roman ...


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An Abstinence Streak

A.C. Green of the Dallas Mavericks set a remarkable record last season, playing in his 907th consecutive game, an NBA record.

A.C. is proud of that mark. ...


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The Legitimacy of Singleness

I believe most Christians don't subscribe to the legitimacy of singleness. I am convinced that is the reason for so much pain and hurt in the church ...


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Lust Is the Ape

Lust is the ape that gibbers in our loins. Tame him as we will by day, he rages all the wilder in our dreams by night. Just when we think we're safe ...


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