But if they cannot control themselves, they should marry, for it is better to marry than to burn with passion. Merely having sex or living together does not fulfill the functions of the Biblical model of marriage. For us as Christians, right and wrong are not purely up to the individual; after all what you feel is good for you may hurt me.
Both Jesus and Paul pick up on this in the New Testament — emphasising the beauty of monogamous marriage. In today's world, it is the legal marriage that provides similar protections. This is not to say that ethical objections to becoming a Christian are not sincere or heartfelt.
Do you not know that your bodies are temples of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God?
If you disable this cookie, we will not be able to save your preferences. The husband should give to his wife her conjugal rights, and likewise the wife to her husband. All rights reserved. Get Christianity.
Jesus talked about this a lot in the gospels — in fact his most famous teaching in the Sermon on the Mount promised blessing or happiness to those who followed in his way. About Amy Orr-Ewing. The more cosmic experiences utilizing sexual energy create ecstatic states.