Christian sex

‘Twas The Intimate Night Before Christmas

  Almost before you can say “Clement Clark Moore” three times fast, Christmas will be here. But with great respect to this author of the marvelous poem “The Night Before Christmas,” and in honor of your marital intimacy, I’ve adjusted Moore’s words just a little. I encourage you to keep your marriage and your sexual intimacy a priority, even as your schedule can feel crowded and your days short. Keep focused on your relationship with your husband. Keep connected spiritually, emotionally, and physically. And keep your playfulness alive through the busy holiday season. “Twas The Intimate Night Before Christmas” ‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house Not a creature was stirring, not even your spouse. You hung your stockings by the chimney with

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3 Tips For More Intimate Lovemaking

Sex according to God’s design includes great physical pleasure, but also involves your emotions and your soul. You connect deeply and intimately with your husband as you share something unique to your relationship: the sexual joining of your bodies that represents and nurtures your covenant love. But perhaps you and your husband aren’t feeling that deep connection. Here are three quick tips for more intimate lovemaking in your marriage: 1. Explore how you like to be touched. Your body did not come with an instruction manual on your wedding night. Your husband also does not have an innate sense of where and how you like to be touched. While almost all women will like certain things (for example, light stroking of her body), there is

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Don’t allow past sins to mar the sexual intimacy God designed for you to have.

The Other Scriptures About Marital Sex

Writing a Christian sex blog, I’ve become very familiar with the standard passages about marital intimacy, such as Genesis 2:24, Proverbs 5, Song of Solomon, and 1 Corinthians 7. As practical-minded wives, we often want to know What must I do? and then to flip over to the well-worn spots in our Bible that give us the direct answer. “Okay, I’m supposed to have sex with my husband. I’ll add that in here right between grocery shopping and soccer practice. Check.” Yet I’ve come to believe that every scripture that applies to how we treat one another applies to how we treat one another in the marital bedroom. God wants to bless our marriages with deep, bonding physical intimacy, and His Word gives us plenty

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