A Teenage Christian's Guide to Purity

A Teenage Christian's Guide to Purity

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Matthew Clayton By MattyC419 Updated Nov 20, 2011

Jesus tells us in Matthew chapter 5 verse 8 that the pure in heart will see God. All Christians want to be close to God, but unfortunately there are many things in this world that are impure. These things keeps us away from God. These are impurities, and they are sins. Some of the sins I will speak about are fornication, masturbation, pornography, cussing, drugs, alcohol, immoral partying and so on. 

As youth, we are tempted often by these impurities and sins. People will tell us that the things the world gives them are worth trying. They are not right. God's amazing and eternal love is a million times better than a sinful sensation that will last a lifetime, which also requires a punishment. 

Our world's western society shows sex as a pleasure that can be violated. Again, they are wrong. Sex is a gift given from God to married couples as a sign of love and a way to make one of the ultimate gifts from God:children. It was not intended for pleasure. 

Purity is abstaining from sex unt...