3 Things Celibacy is NOT

Celibacy, aka no sex until marriage, has become quite the hype. Just think of #TheWait movement by DeVon Franklin and Meagan Good or the courtship of Ciara and Russell Wilson. But above all, it is biblical (1 Corinthians 7:1-5).

First off, I want to say that I am not writing this from a place of perfection. I have given in to my desires and sexual temptations before I became a believer but also while supposedly being committed to Christ. I know, from my own experience, that this is not an easy sin to overcome: sex is powerful but that’s precisely why God has reserved it to be enjoyed within the covenant of marriage.

I will be posting a series of articles on this topic but the best way to start is to list 3 things celibacy is often defined as but in reality is NOT : Continue reading