I Know What I Want
Series: Faithbook of Jesus Devotional
You say, “I am allowed to do anything”—but not everything is good for you. And even though “I am allowed to do anything,” I must not become a slave to anything.
— 1 Corinthians 6:12 (NLT)
I am the type of person who knows what I want and goes after it. Relationships are the only area that I can’t get what I want (so far). I’ve been successful in my career and writing — but not in my dating life. I find myself asking questions like, “Am I not skinny, pretty, or smart enough?”
The Corinthians’ issues with sexual needs were similar to what we face today. The number of young couples cohabiting before marriage is on the rise. The way we treat the opposite sex is shameful. And the way we go after what we want is not always good.
Even though there is not a verse in the Bible that says you can’t live with a person of the opposite sex, it does say to flee. “Run from sexual sin! No other sin so clearly affects t ...
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