264: What Is True Intimacy? (Part 1)


What Is True Intimacy? (Part 1) with Chris RichardsonIn this episode, Jay is joined by author Chris Richardson to address the question: Why is sex often confused with intimacy?




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Episode Title: What Is True Intimacy? (Part 1)


Guest: Chris Richardson Follow Him on Twitter


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  • “Intimacy is not always a physical exchange.” – Chris Richardson


  • “Avoid the temptation by getting out of the situation.” – Chris Richardson


Questions We Address and Answer:

  • Why is sex often confused with intimacy?
  • Do men and women have different perspectives on what intimacy is?


Key Lessons and Takeaways:

  • The difference between the way men and women perceive intimacy.
  • How men can use sex to control women.
  • The danger in ignoring the spiritual aspect of intimacy.
  • Mistaking intimacy for infatuation.



  • Chris explains why he believes women should not approach men.
  • Chris shares four pillars of intimacy.



  • Watch and pray, lest you enter into temptation. The spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak.” Matthew 26:41 (NKJV)


  • Abide in Me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, unless it abides in the vine, neither can you, unless you abide in Me.John 15:4 (NKJV)


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