Christians believe that this commandment shows that God wants people to exercise sexual fidelity within marriage and chastity before marriage. Most Christians accept the teaching that sexual relationships should only happen in marriage. Members of The Children of God COG founded communesfirst called colonies now referred to as homesin various cities.
Retrieved June 30, The starting point for a Christian understanding of human sexuality is the belief that all humans are made 'in the image of God'.
Therefore many allow the use of artificial contraception as it allows a couple to show their love for each other and to regulate the size of their family. This resource is an introductory guide aimed at giving Christians young and old a foundation in what the Bible teaches about marriage and sex.
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Other Christian leaders have argued that being too passionately in love with a partner, or having sex just for pleasure, was also a sin. I fully believe that It is my job to fulfill her sexual needs in ANY way possible and that it should be the same for me.
And I did not like to pleasure my husband and was uptight when he would me. To be a truly devoted Christian during the earliest days of the church, you needed to stop having sex altogether.
The Endtime Family: Children of God. Most Protestant Christian groups believe that sex is an important way to show love and affection in a marriage but it is not exclusively for procreation. The American Baptist Churches sponsor a movement called 'True Love Waits' which supports young people who want to remain virgins until they marry.
January 24, TFI imagines itself as his special "bride" in graphic poetry, guided visualizations, artwork,  and songs.