Always remember, we are called to satisfy and protect our spouse. If you are being spiteful, and gleefully turn him down, ie New Living Translation Do not deprive each other of sexual relations, unless you both agree to refrain from sexual intimacy for a limited time so you can give yourselves more completely to prayer. Sorry, there was an error loading the video. But nothing I have seen in this story would allow for Biblical divorce. And that virginity applied only to women, not to men.
Can a Christian wife withhold sex as a way to change her husband’s bad behavior?
I will have to add that my inlaws were counselling a woman in an abusive situation and they told her that she should stay and do whatever he asked and just show Christ to him in every area of her life even when he beat her. I mean the Bible does say that the marriage bed is indefiled so I think it's the same as saying for couples to enjoy themselves. Of which there are many great resources on the web. Maybe not divorced but separated until something changes. Surely this is reason not to start down a path that can lead to marital infidelity. What recourse can a wife take in this situation? That is very strange what she said.
Acts Dialog: Denial of Sex Within Christian Marriage--a Sin
Mainly sunny Wednesday morning. That subject is not covered in this article. But the two most critical needs that must be met is that husbands and wives have regular sexual relations and that the man provides food, clothing and shelter to his wife. New US citizens gladly take oath despite toxic debate. Remember the non virginal brides who were put to death?
There is nothing dirty about this; it is entirely biblical. The Bible tells us we should not repay evil for evil: People talk about consent in regards to sex all the time. Trey, You have raised some great points. All I know is that God knows you and your husband and your circumstances and would know what to do. If a husband forces himself sexually upon his wife, Biblically speaking this is not rape but it could be abuse. Many women ask this question, and I think Jenn is inferring it by her comments above.