Dating christian girl not virgin
In the years and relationships that followed, I deceived myself into believing that my body was more important to others than my heart.
It was only by the grace of God descending upon my emptiness that I realized I could be used for more than just my body.
You will find reminders that your body is a beautiful gift, and not just a tool for sin.
You will be shown forgiveness and then fall wholeheartedly into God’s love for you when you realize it will never take anything from you.
When it was all over, I was so lost and confused about that night, I lied to myself and others that it was my choice, and that it was beautiful.
Does our grace cost more or less with the bases we round?
I declared singleness for a year while I sought out a closer relationship with my Creator. ” a veil of guilt and shame slid despairingly over my heart.
And when I started dating again, I was intentional about the man I chose to let in and was honest with him about my past. I’ve read stories and blogs of women revealing their non-virginity to the men they love and being met with unending grace and a careful concern for their hearts. I wanted to run and never again let another person get word of the things I had done.
But when I was met with tears and questions of, “Who? Suddenly, everything I had forgiven myself for and everything God had forgiven me for was shoved to the forefront.
I felt unworthy to go on, like I could never be truly forgiven.
The apostle Paul talked about this transformation when he wrote to a group of Christians in Greece. But because they trusted Jesus to redeem them, the past had been transformed: Don't you know that those who do wrong will have no share in the Kingdom of God? Those who indulge in sexual sin, who are idol worshippers, adulterers, male prostitutes, homosexuals, thieves, greedy people, drunkards, abusers, and swindlers-none of these will have a share in the Kingdom of God. That may not clear up your reputation or your memory.