Objections to same-sex sexual relationships solely on the grounds that they can never be procreative therefore do not succeed. Defraud ye not one the other, except it be with consent for a time, that ye may give yourselves to fasting and prayer; and come together again, that Satan tempt you not for your incontinency. Sometimes we have to physically connect first, so that we can emotionally connect at a later point. The wife does not have authority over her own body, but the husband does, and likewise also the husband does not have authority over his own body, but the wife does. Be responsible for fish in the sea and birds in the air, for every living thing that moves on the face of Earth. Although some will find any excuse to be unfaithful within marriage, the Bible does teach that a healthy sex-life helps in keeping sexual temptations away. But the fact is, aside from newlywed couples, if normal married couples only had sex when they were feeling emotionally connected, sex would occur far less often. The thinking often goes: Subscribe We won't send you spam. Nowhere does the Bible prohibit sex for pleasure. Sex has two purposes. Citation from Beam, Joe. Next we will explore the distinctive differences in sexuality that God designed in man and woman. But when the topic of "sex for pleasure" is broached in modern times, it is usually within the context of birth control, and here the Bible has little to say. If you feel that you have been called to leave your fertility and family size completely in the hands of God, that is amazing that you have so much trust that He will only give you what you can handle. Stop depriving one another, except by agreement for a time, so that you may devote yourselves to prayer, and come together again so that Satan will not tempt you because of your lack of self-control. Welcome to the community!