How To Talk To Your Kids About Sex, Part 2 (Why and When)
Six Biblical Reasons Why God Gave The Gift Of Sex
"And Adam knew Eve as his wife, and she became pregnant and bore Cain; and she said, I have gotten and gained a man with the help of the Lord." Genesis 4:1
Just read Song of Solomon...that pretty much says it all! Here's another verse for you though:
"Let her be as the loving hind and pleasant doe [tender, gentle, attractive]--let her bosom satisfy you at all times, and always be transported with delight in her love." Proverbs 5:19
"For this reason a man shall leave his father and his mother and shall be joined to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh. This mystery is very great, but I speak concerning [the relation of] Christ and the church." Ephesians 5:31-32
"On your wedding night when you and your bridegroom become one sexually, you will experience the most intimate physical act on this earth. When you taste of the kit-together closeness and experience the melting together of your bodies, you will then have a visual picture of the spiritual closeness that the Lord Jesus wants with you." Paraphrase, Gift-Wrapped By God by Linda Dillow & Lorraine Pintus
Deterrent To Temptation
"Let your way in life be far from her, and come not near the door of her house [avoid the very scenes of temptation]...Drink waters out of your own cistern [of a pure marriage relationship], and fresh running waters out of your own well...Let your fountain [of human life] be blessed [with the rewards of fidelity], and rejoice in the wife of your youth." Proverbs 5
After David and Bathsheba's first son died:
"David comforted Bathsheba his wife, and went to her and lay with her..." 2 Samuel 12:24
"And Adam knew (had sexual intercourse) Eve as his wife..." Genesis 4:1
"The Hebrew word for sexual intercourse is "to know." Through God's gift of sex, you and your husband will receive an intimate knowing of one another that you have with no one else. This special secret between just the two of you will bring an incredible depth to your relationship." Gift-Wrapped By God by Linda Dillow & Lorraine Pintus
Comments & Questions From YOU
"I do want to encourage Moms to take the plunge and have this most important talk!! My oldest is 9 and I waited too long-she heard a GRAPHIC description (not Godly in any way) from a classmate."
"My daughter (not yet 7) has made it very clear that she is having some sort of "romantic" feelings. It wasn't by word of her mouth, but actions I observed...Parents, I'm telling you, I don't know where this is coming from. My daughter is homeschooled and all movies are monitored. There is no tv viewing of any kind (other than parent chosen dvds)."
"I would highly advise Passport to Purity - it not only covers sex, but living in every area of life to honor the Lord."
"What am I most afraid of? The information being used against me! Meaning, I fear that if I give too much insight, curiosity will take over."
"My mom JUST gave me the book "Sex Education is For the Family" by Tim LaHaye. I read through most of the book last night, as it is tremendously helpful in instructing, scripting, explaining, and encouraging a godly "sex education" through life!"
"How do you react if your kids see two people (Sometimes even same-sex) behaving inappropriately in public?"
"...as the mom of an almost 9 year old, to say that they need a complete description of 'how-to' at 8 just REALLY bothers me, and your suggestion to build excitement and expectation of finding out this secret stuff pretty much horrifies me...I feel very strongly that my kids need to hear this from me and to hear it from a Godly, Christian perspective, but they need to know and hear it at a point where it is emotionally and physically appropriate. You need to be tuned in, not on a schedule."
When your three year old asks how people are made: How Questions :)
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