will show you how to define and set boundaries in your relationships to avoid making the same mistakes.Learn how to guard your heart and keep it emotionally pure.And when the right guy comes by, you won't even be open to the blessings God has for you. I think that appropriate levels of emotional reserve will follow in the wake of appropriate boundaries in the physical and mental arenas. I'm sure there was no malicious intent but that doesn't make it good hermeneutics. I'm sure there was no malicious intent but that doesn't make it good hermeneutics.God gave us the ability to feel things and experience emotions. There is nothing wrong with having a crush on a boy when you are a teenager. The other part I disliked was that the way I read it, she basically advocated for men and women to stonewall each other emotionally if there is no commitment present.
The church teaches us the importance of physical purity; but it teaches little about emotional purity.My opinion is that any kinds of relationships between sinful humans are going to be messy and there's a certain amount of that that we aren't going to be able to get rid of.Most Christians think about purity being physical, but that isn't always the case.How often have your emotions tossed you back and forth, clouding your vision and preventing you from hearing God's will clearly?Have you ever been in an undefined emotional relationship with a woman or man and unable to break free, even though you know you should?