CLOSING PRAYER: “Lord, we accept your truth regarding dating.Please equip us to commit to your word and to quick repentance of relational sin.OBJECTIVE: To understand that dating leads to marriage (a relationship that mirrors Christ’s love for us), so we should seek God’s guidance before starting a relationship.
God called us to be holy and does not want us to live in sin." 1 Corinthians -20 encourages us to "Run away from sexual sin.
Below is a brief summary of some of the issues dealing with this subject. This is one of those hot buttons on which there is a great deal of disagreement and what is given here by no means touches all the bases.
Summary: The Bible no where specifically forbids or denounces masturbation.
A loving Christian couple may accommodate well to many kinds of differences between themselves.
However, there are cultural contexts where interracial marriage poses significant barriers to acceptance of the marriage and/or the children of the marriage.