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What Does ABSTINENCE Mean to You?

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Abstinence is one of those words, and subjects, that means many different things to different people...

To you, abstinence may mean turning from pieces of your past…to make a new commitment before God for the future.

To you, abstinence may mean only men make this choice.

To you, abstinence may mean only women make this choice.

To you, abstinence may mean…I can do this…but not that.

To you, abstinence may mean only those with sexual hangups make this choice.

To you, abstinence may mean making a joint commitment of purity with your future spouse.

To you, abstinence may mean making a singular commitment between you and God..without any prospect of marriage.

To you, abstinence may mean believing true love waits…in purity…until entering a biblical marriage relationship.

To you, abstinence may mean choosing to be holy, as He is holy.

To you, abstinence may mean learning to love God more than your passion nature.

To you, abstinence may mean it is the safest form of birth control.

To you, abstinence may mean giving up the most important part of your life.

To you, abstinence may mean submitting your passion nature and will to His perfect will for your life.

To you, abstinence may mean protection from sexual transmitted diseases.

To you, abstinence may mean understanding that your body is the Temple of the Holy Spirit.

To you, abstinence may mean foolishness in today’s permissive society.

What does Abstinence mean to you?

Please leave a comment…there are soo many possible answers… and points of view. I look forward to learning what abstinence means to you. Thank you for visiting. -Anastasia




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