God’s Design for Intimacy in Marriage

God’s Design for Intimacy in Marriage

The very first institution God gave to humankind in the Garden of Eden was marriage. Surely He knew that marriage, intimacy, sex, and all related “issues” would get so messed up by the enemy that they would become the source of untold misery and pain. So God’s design for intimacy in marriage must have been important enough to take the risk.

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Sexuality as a Single Christian

Sexuality as a Single Christian

Perhaps you look at married couples with envy. It seems they get to express themselves sexually any time they want, and you wish you could do the same. Surely God couldn’t have meant for you to survive long-term without getting your sexual needs met, could He? How far can you go? What can you do? How do you handle your sexuality as a single Christian?

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Intimacy in a Fallen World

Intimacy in a Fallen World

How you do relationships is both a reflection of and the determining factor in the quality of your life. If your closest personal relationship(s) is doing well, you can handle just about any challenge life throws at you. But if your closest personal relationship(s) is broken, destructive, or stagnant, you will struggle to thrive even if everything else in your life is wonderful. But doing intimacy in a fallen world is not easy.

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How to Grow a One Flesh Marriage

How to Grow a One Flesh Marriage

Imagine that Friday in the Garden of Eden. Adam wakes from his God-induced sleep missing a rib, and before him is a sight more captivating than anything his newly-created eyes have yet seen: Woman! “For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and they will become one flesh.” (Genesis 2:24) How can you grow a one flesh marriage?

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Having the Sex Talk with Your Spouse

Having the Sex Talk with Your Spouse

There’s not a couple who comes to marriage with the same sexual desires and expectations. Your view of intimacy is not the same as your spouse’s. Sexual love languages differ. One of the greatest excitements, challenges, and benefits of marriage is exploring intimacy together, including physical intimacy. And for that you’ve got to talk – yes, talk – about sex with your spouse.

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