Sexting and Pornography Among Early Teens

Source: Daniel Martin, “Sex texts epidemic: Experts warn sharing explicit photos is corrupting children,” Daily Mail Online, 10 December 2012. The news merely confirms what we already knew: the age at which children are being exposed to sex is dropping. The following are interesting quotes pulled from the article. “Boys and girls as young as 13…

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Sexting Is Now Called “Normal Dating Behavior”

Source: Matt Roush, “UM Study: Sexting May Be Normal Dating Behavior For Internet Generation,” CBS Detroit, 24 July 2012. Source: Deborah Gordon-Messer, et al, “Sexting Among Young Adults,” Journal of Adolescent Health, 24 July 2012. “For young adults today who were weaned on iPods and the Internet, the practice of “sexting,” or sending sexually explicit photos or messages…

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Is phone sex with your fiance a sin?

Question: I am a born again believer, and I am going to marry a person committed to the Lord. We are engaged and we are waiting for the marriage. During these times we indulge in a little phone sex. It ends up with me ejaculating. Is it ok or is it a sin? We are…

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Is talking sexually through texting before marriage considered wrong?

Question: Is talking sexually through texting before marriage considered wrong? Answer: One of the mistakes the Pharisees made was to look at God’s laws so narrowly that they decided that only what was precisely mentioned was wrong. They understood that committing adultery was wrong, but they excused thinking about it. “You have heard that it…

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What are the definitions of “foolish talk” and “coarse jesting?”

Question: Ephesians 5:4 says that “neither … foolish talking nor jesting” ought to be found among the saints.  However, I have had difficulty coming to the precise meanings of these words, or maybe I am afraid to.  I see on your web site that you, and most others, define “foolish talking” as sinful or tasteless talk, for…

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