Sexual Intimacy

Just stop it! Now there’s a maxim for the day. Everywhere women are seen offering their bodies for hire, presenting them on billboards, on the internet, and walking down the street. And then the men; ah yes, the men. Modern man lives for his lusts and glories in his right to use women for his own perverse satisfaction. Sodomy is rampant. I don’t even mention other worse perversions.

At the root of all these abhorrent sexual mores and practices lies a profound confusion about purity. Men and women, boys and girls today exhibit upside down thinking about sexual virtue. Confront a girl who is wearing provocative dress and she will defend her right to dress so as to express her individuality with all the zeal of a true disciple. Call aside a young man and challenge his approach to “playing the field” in dating and you will hear a political speech full of passion and verve in reply. That which ought to produce shame in our culture has managed to be transformed into a virtue. How far we have fallen!

We have fallen far, but the church has countered the perversity of sexual cultures before. The paganism faced by the early church in the Roman world and that of the Germanic tribes encountered by the missionary bishops of the Middle Ages both embraced this same upside down conception of purity and sexual vice. The church transformed those cultures. Within just a couple of generations, those cultures began to treat women with respect and honor. Men began to see themselves as heroes called to defend and provide for the weak. Perversity fell into shame and disrepute. Sexual sin, though not obliterated, was severely curtailed.

Can the church win the day again? Can we once again be a culture that values purity and shows genuine shame in the face of lust all inappropriate sexual acts and desires? We believe that the answer is a resounding, “Yes!” Families today who act to instill in their sons and daughters a genuine Christian attitude toward sex and sexuality will find themselves standing as the advanced guard for a whole new culture of sexual purity.

As with all arenas of conflict in the culture wars, the church must have a plan for victory, not merely a defensive strategy. We must inculcate a subculture of purity and press for it as a better option than the lawless, desire-bound alternative. Young women need once again to value their virginity as their greatest gift, a gift they hope to one day give their husbands. Young men need to recover the chivalry of earlier days, seizing once again upon the glory of protecting girls and women and fighting the dragons of unconquered lust. We can have that again! The resources offered below and many others found in our bookstore can help to advance the forces of virtue and win the day for sexual purity.

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Book of Romance
by Thomas Nelson
from Thomas Nelson Publishers
for Adult
in Sexual Intimacy (Location: WH)
$8.00 (2 in stock)
For Women Only
by Shaunti Feldhahn
from Multnomah Books
in Sexual Intimacy (Location: WH)
$4.00 (1 in stock)
Genesis of Sex
by O. Palmer Robertson
from P&R Publishing
for Adult
in Sexual Intimacy (Location: WH)
$11.99 $7.50 (1 in stock)
Good Girl's Guide to Great Sex
by Sheila Wray Gregoire
from Zondervan
for Adult
in Sexual Intimacy (Location: WH)
$16.99
How to Talk to Your Kid about Sex
by William P. Smith
from New Growth Press
Parenting Resources for Adult
in CCEF Counseling booklets (Location: WH)
$3.99
I Married You
by Walter Trobisch
from Quiet Waters Publications
for Adult
in Sexual Intimacy (Location: WH)
$10.00 (1 in stock)
If Only He Knew
by Gary Smalley
from Zondervan
for Adult
in Sexual Intimacy (Location: WH)
$9.99
Intimacy Ignited
by Joseph Dillow, Linda Dillow, Peter Pintus, Lorraine Pintus
from NavPress
for Adult
$2.00 (1 in stock)
Intimate Issues
by Linda Dillow, Lorraine Pintus
1st edition from WaterBrook Press
Biography for Adult
in Sexual Intimacy (Location: WH)
$8.50 (1 in stock)
Marriage as Manifest Glory Volume 6 - CD
Canon Press Audio Series
by Doug Wilson
from Canon Press
for Adult
$12.60
Not Tonight, Honey
by Rob Green
from New Growth Press
for Adult
in CCEF Counseling booklets (Location: WH)
$3.99
Passport 2 Purity
by Barbara Rainey, Dennis Rainey
from Family Life Publishing
for 5th-10th grade
in Sex Education (Location: I1B)
Passport 2 Purity - Travel Journal Replacement Kit
by Barbara Rainey, Dennis Rainey
from Family Life Publishing
for 5th-10th grade
in Sex Education (Location: I1B)
Rekindling the Romance
by Barbara Rainey, Dennis Rainey
from Thomas Nelson Publishers
for Adult
in Romance after Marriage (Location: WH)
$12.00
Sacred Foundation
by Michael Farris & L. Reed Elam
from Loyal Publishing
for Adult
in Practical Home Schooling (Location: P1A)
$6.00 (2 in stock)
Sex and the Pulpit - CD Set
by Douglas Wilson
from Canon Press
for Adult
$14.00
Sex and the Single Girl
by Ellen Dykas
from New Growth Press
for 11th-Adult
in CCEF Counseling booklets (Location: WH)
$3.99
Sex and the Supremacy of Christ
by John Piper & Justin Taylor, eds.
from Crossway Books
for Adult
in Sexual Intimacy (Location: WH)
$8.00 (1 in stock)
Sex Before Marriage
by Timothy S. Lane
from New Growth Press
Relationship Resources for Singles
in CCEF Counseling booklets (Location: WH)
$3.99
Sex Is Not the Problem (Lust Is)
by Joshua Harris
from Multnomah Books
for 10th-Adult
in Sexual Sin (Location: WH)
$9.79 $6.00 (3 in stock)
Sex is Not the Problem (Lust Is) - A Study Guide for Men
by Joshua Harris & Brian Smith
from Multnomah Books
for 10th-Adult
in Sexual Sin (Location: WH)
$5.59 $4.00 (2 in stock)
Sex Is Not the Problem (Lust Is) - A Study Guide for Women
by Joshua Harris, Shannon Harris
Student/Stdy Gde from Multnomah Books
for 11th-Adult
in Sexual Sin (Location: WH)
$4.89
Sexual Orthodoxy - CD
by Doug Wilson, et. al.
from Canon Press
for Adult
$22.00
Sheet Music
by Kevin Leman
from Tyndale House
for Adult
in Sexual Intimacy (Location: WH)
$12.79
Technical Virgin
by Hayley DiMarco
from Revell Publishing
for 10th-12th grde
in Raising Daughters (Location: WH-GIRLS)
$4.00 (1 in stock)
Turn Up the Heat
by Dr. Kevin Leman
1st edition from Revell Publishing
for Adult
in Sexual Intimacy (Location: WH)
$4.00 (1 in stock)