Some men have been married, but in God’s mysterious providence, either through death or divorce, they are now single again.
If this describes you, you may thank God that he has given you whatever joys you have known through marriage in the past.
Ultimately, our object of satisfaction — whether single or married — should not be our spouse; it should be Christ. Michael Lawrence As we explore the topic of sex and the single man, we need to begin by establishing a theology of sex.
Now, when you think of sex, theology is probably not the next thing that comes to mind.
Yet more and more men are also choosing to delay marriage.
The median age at first marriage for a man has risen sharply from a low of just under 23 in 1960 to its current high of over 27 in 2004 (U. Census Bureau, “Estimated Median Age at First Marriage, by Sex: 1890–Present,”
Mark Dever The first thing to say about sex and the single man is, there should be none!
If you are not married, the Bible clearly teaches that you should refrain from any sexual contact. Sadly, heeding the Bible’s instruction is becoming more and more of a problem in our day, not only because people are marrying later, but because our culture values marriage less and less.
“I don’t think those factors are important in defining yourself as an adult,” said Lammersen, who is single and works in commercial real estate.So even as Christian men, we engage in all sorts of physical intimacy with women, from “making out” to “hooking up” and everything in between.Often, we justify our sexual activity on the basis of the commitment level of the relationship.In those days, sex was the prize that women controlled, and the only way to win it was through the commitment of marriage.A was in place: the privilege of sex in return for the promise to provide and protect.