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My boyfriend says if I loved him I would have sex with him. What should I do?
Billy Graham writes, "I pray you will not compromise your moral standards. God will honor you for keeping yourself sexually pure."
Why does religion always seem to oppose things like sexual freedom?
Billy Graham writes, "God has given us certain moral and spiritual rules—not to restrict us, but to protect us."
How do I talk to my son about sex without sounding preachy?
Billy Graham writes, "The key, I believe, will be to let him know that you really love him."
I think we need to get rid of out-of-date sexual ideas that make us slaves.
Billy Graham writes, "I can't agree with you ... Almost every day I get at least one letter from someone whose family has been torn apart by sexual immorality."
I recently gave my life to Jesus. But does this mean I ought to stop living with my non-Christian boyfriend?
Billy Graham writes, "Now that you have given your life to Jesus Christ, you should have only one goal in life: to please Him by doing His will."
My parents found me on an Internet porn site the other day. I was just curious. It's not like I was doing anything immoral, was it?
Billy Graham writes, "Pornography destroys the meaning of true love. Never forget that what goes on in our minds eventually influences the way we act."
My friends can't believe I'm still a virgin. How can I explain to them that I'm a Christian and want to save myself for marriage?
Billy Graham writes, "I commend you for your stand and hope you will never waver from it—whether others understand it or not. No matter what others do, if you are a Christian, God has called you to purity."
I've been diagnosed with AIDS. Will God still listen to me, or is it too late?
Billy Graham writes, "No, it's never too late to turn to God. No matter who we are or what we've done, God still loves us, and He yearns to forgive us and welcome us into His family forever."
What exactly is wrong with pornography, in your opinion?
Billy Graham writes, "First, it's wrong because of what it does to us. It appeals only to our self-centered, sinful, pleasure-seeking nature, and the more we get involved with it, the more we feed that nature and become captives to it."
I'm a widower in my 60s, and I've met a widow in her 60s. Would it be wrong for her to move in with me?
Billy Graham, "I sincerely hope you won't take this step. God gave marriage to us, and one of the restrictions He placed on it is that sex outside of marriage is wrong in His eyes."
When our son and his girlfriend visited us, were we wrong to insist they sleep in separate bedrooms?
Billy Graham writes, "I'm sure this was awkward for you; you wanted to do what was right—but you also didn't want to alienate your son. But it is your house, and you have the right to insist that guests abide by your standards ..."
When my live-in boyfriend kicked me out, my parents told me I got what I deserved, and God was punishing me. Are they right?
Billy Graham writes, "I believe the real question is this: What is God trying to teach you through this experience? To put it another way, what does He want to do in your life?"
I got involved with a man at work, and ended up wrecking my marriage. Believe me, it wasn't worth it.
Billy Graham writes, "I too hope your letter will keep someone who is reading it from doing the same thing you did. ... Decisions have consequences—and when we make bad decisions, the results are inevitably bad."
I've been through three marriages, and I'm going to go through it again. Does this mean God expects me to refrain from sex the rest of my life?
Billy Graham writes, "I'm sorry your experiences with marriage have been so negative, because God didn't intend for our marriages to be this way."
My boyfriend admitted he visits hardcore porn websites but says it shouldn't hurt our relationship. Is he right?
Billy Graham writes, "The very fact that you were shocked by your discovery should tell you the answer: No, he is not right; it will hurt your relationship. In fact, I suspect it already has."
A Life That Honors God
Rebecca St. James encourages teens to live a life that is above reproach.