what does the Bible say about sex

Q&A with J: “Our Marriage Bed is a Mess” Part 1

My inbox is filled with questions from spouses telling me about their hardships regarding sexual intimacy in their marriage. I have maybe 100 such emails, and I often feel bad that I cannot get to each and every one. I imagine these individuals finally, painfully telling the details of their concerns and hoping to find some answer …

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What Are the Real Purposes of Sex?

What’s the point of sex anyway? Historically in the Church and in our society currently, we often misunderstand the real purpose of sex. There are three basic reasons for God’s gift of sex in marriage. Reproduction. Genesis 1:27-28 says: “So God created mankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them; male and female …

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Don’t Just Have Sex. Make Love.

I know marriage authors who far prefer talking about making love than having sex. For the most part, it seems a bit po-tay-to, po-tah-to to me. If I say “make love,” y’all all know I’m talking about having sex with your spouse. And from a writer’s perspective, it’s nice to have more than one way to express …

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