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SINGLES – Dear Pastor, Can I Kiss My Fiancé or Fiancée?

A few days ago, on one of our WhatsApp platforms, a question was raised on the subject of kissing and we had several interesting comments. By the way, if you are single and yet to join our discussion hub on WhatsApp, do so HERE. There are discussions, questions, and answers you can learn from on a daily basis.

I have been asked several times about this issue. A lot of people believe there is nothing wrong with kissing. In fact, most people believe it is godly. The question is, ‘is it right or wrong?’

Before, I answer the question; let us look at the scripture that is often quoted to justify kissing in relationships.

Salute one another with an holy kiss. The churches of Christ salute you. – Rom 16:16 KJV

All the brethren greet you. Greet ye one another with an holy kiss. – 1Co 16:20 KJV

Greet one another with an holy kiss. – 2Co 13:12 KJV

Greet all the brethren with an holy kiss. – 1Th 5:26 KJV

From the above scriptures, it looks like a kiss is not a sin, and sincerely, in the context of the above scriptures, it is not a sin.

What is the above context? It is a cultural context. A Jewish kiss is a form of greetings in those days. Nothing more! See an example here:

And his father Isaac said unto him, Come near now, and kiss me, my son. – Gen 27:26 KJV

The issue with us in this part of the world is that we don’t greet with a kiss. You can’t lock your lips with your fiancée for over thirty minutes and then turn around to say you’ve just been greeting her! What kind of greeting was that? What type of greeting were you doing that your heartbeats accelerated and your hands got busy?

The scripture above says to greet one another with a holy kiss. Now, the Jewish kiss may be holy, but I am not sure that the Nigerian kiss is holy!

To be continued…

CONFESSION FOR THE DAY
Lord, I receive wisdom to discern between positive and negative influences in my life and grace to avoid the negative.

PRAYER FOR THE DAY
In Jesus’ name, I resist the power of negative influence over my life.

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY
Rom 7:25 MSG The answer, thank God, is that Jesus Christ can and does. He acted to set things right in this life of contradictions where I want to serve God with all my heart and mind, but am pulled by the influence of sin to do something totally different.

ACTION PLAN FOR THE DAY
Cut off your association with any person, place, or thing that is influencing you negatively.

BIBLE READING FOR THE DAY
Gen 25-26

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