Share by E-Mail Q. I am a Christian and I have sex with my girlfriend. I believe I'm going to marry her, but I want to know where in the Bible it says not to have sex before marriage. The Bible is filled with lots of info about sex, and believe it or not, God thinks it's a great idea!
And why shouldn't He, He invented it. See also, "Is it OK to kiss my girlfriend? There are tons of practical, common sense reasons that have significant consequences. Some consequences include dealing with the possibility of pregnancy, acquiring or sharing a sexually transmitted disease, and the most underrated -- but possibly most impacting -- are the emotional issues that sexually active teens struggle with and take into their marriage.
But you asked for biblical evidence, so let's look at the following verses, along with some questions to consider: God will judge as guilty those who take part in sexual sins. What are some ways a husband and wife can keep their marriage pure? What is meant by sexual sins? He wants each of you to learn to control your own body in a way that is holy and honorable God called us to be holy and does not want us to live in sin.
What sexual sins does God want us to stay away from? What are practical ways we can control our bodies? What does it mean to not live in sin? Every other sin people do is outside their bodies, but those who sin sexually sin against their own bodies. You should know that your body is a temple for the Holy Spirit who is in you.
You have received the Holy Spirit from God. So you do not belong to yourselves, because you were bought by God for a price. So honor God with your bodies. What does it mean that our body is God's temple and how should that affect us? What does it mean to be bought by God for a price? How should that truth affect us? But remember, God is not down on fun, and He's not down on sex. Instead, He's down on pain. And He knows that if we pursue anything outside of His guidelines, we will suffer consequences.
Here's the good part. Because of God's love for us, He has established sexual guidelines that will increase our sexual pleasure. Yup, when a husband and wife do things God's way, they can enjoy some great sex!
And so until you're married, God wants you to pursue and love Him, and to honor and love your current girlfriend and your future spouse by waiting to have sex until you're married. Sure, you've already had sex, but you can begin waiting today. And sure, maybe sexual sin is something you've struggled with for a long time and don't think you can just stop.
So how about taking a first step and asking for God's help? Are you willing to do that? And then how about taking the next step and asking a friend to pray with you and encourage you. You might even need to break up with your girlfriend. And because I don't know the specifics of your situation, that's why you need to be encouraged and supported by friends.
I do know, however, that God is crazy about you and will walk with you through this. He's just waiting for you. Will you take God's hand and walk with Him? Please e-mail me back and let me know. Does the Bible say sex before marriage is wrong? While you won't find that specific phrase used in the Bible, the Bible repeatedly talks about "sexual immorality" or "sexual sins.
God wants you to stop. God is not down on sex. He designed it to be so intense, so exciting, so memorable, so fun! So if you haven't had sex yet If you've already had sex, talk to God about it.
He wants to forgive you and give you a fresh start. You can start over today - right now! Talk to God - He's waiting and willing to forgive you. Because He loves you! Keep asking questions and looking to God for help - He has all the answers! This article is part of our larger Spiritual Life resource meant to answer your questions about the Bible, God and the Christian faith. Remember that as you read these articles, the Holy Spirit will give you understanding and discernment to make the right decision for your walk with Jesus Christ!
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