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Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Choosing To Wait

To join Lexi's purity challenge, click HERE
For me, purity isn't simply about what I do with my body. It's a mindset. Yes, saving yourself for marriage is VERY important. But purity is also about how we act, how we dress, and what we think.
I've committed to purity. It's a personal commitment to God and my future husband to save myself for him. And it's also a commitment to not be flirty or dress inappropriately or have lustful thoughts about anyone. It means that I'm not going to date a guy just to say I have a boyfriend. It means that when I do decide to date someone, I'm going to avoid compromising situations. I know that God is always with me, watching me, and I have promised Him to stay pure.
Matthew 5:8- "Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God."
Philippians 4:8- "Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable --if anything is excellent or praiseworthy-- think about such things."
2 Timothy 2:22- "Flee the evil desires of youth, and pursue righteousness, faith, love, and peace, along with those who call on the Lord out of a pure heart."


Lexi said...

Great purity post Ashley! Thanks so much for joining the Purity Challenge!


Mom to 9 Blessings! said...

Ashley - thank you for joining in the purity challenge. I am Lexi' mom and will be praying over you this month!

May God use this time to really draw you near to Him and show you just how special it is to be set apart solely for God's glory!

Mrs. Samter