According to the Bible, is it a sin to have sex with someone your not married to?
According to the Bible, is it a sin to have sex with someone your not married to?
First, before I give you some scriptures on this topic from the Bible, I want you
to know God loves you no matter what you've done or haven't done and no matter
what desires you've had or haven't had. "But God demonstrates his own love toward
us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us." Romans 5:8 (NKJV) "For
God so loved the world (insert your name where it says the world) that he gave his
only begotten son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have
everlasting life." John 3:16 (NKJV) God loves you greatly and you have great worth
in his eyes! Now some verses on fornication.
Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are these; Adultery, fornication, uncleanness,
lasciviousness, Idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, variance, emulations, wrath, strife, seditions,
heresies, Envyings, murders, drunkenness, revellings, and such like: of the which I tell you
before, as I have also told you in time past, that they which do such things shall not inherit
the kingdom of God. Galatians 5:19-21 KJV (King James Version).
Know ye not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived: neither
fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor abusers of themselves with
mankind, Nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners, shall inherit
the kingdom of God. *** And such were some of you: but ye are washed, but ye are sanctified,
but ye are justified in the name of the Lord Jesus, and by the Spirit of our God. ***
1 Corinthians 6:6-11 KJV
Here is a youtube video by a young lady who says, Jesus Christ told me "I will burn in Hell!!
I was going to church & fornicating! (Back to some more scripture).
The woman answered and said, I have no husband. Jesus said unto her, Thou hast well said, I have
no husband: For thou hast had five husbands; and he whom thou now hast is not thy husband: in
that saidst thou truly. John 4:17-18 KJV
Deuteronomy 22:28-29 says if a man was found to have had sex with a young woman who was not engaged
to be married he would have to pay to certain dowry to her father and marry her for life.
In Genesis 34:1-13 a young man forced Dinah a daughter of Jacob to have sex with him. Afterwards he
fell in love with her and wanted to marry her. However, her brothers were very mad at him because
he defiled her by forcing her to have sex with him before first marrying her. So they deceived him
and his people so they could kill all of them.
In 2nd Samuel 13:1-29 Ammon a son of King David had a crush on his (half) sister Tamar. Ammon
forced Tamar to have sex with him, even though she pleaded with him to first go to King David
for she was sure King David would give her to him (as a wife no doubt). See verses 12-13.
However he committed folly and forced himself on her. Absalom her brother made Ammon pay for
that sin with his life.
In Genesis 20:2-18 King Abimelech took Sarah Abraham's (half) sister to be his wife. He did not
know Sarah was also Abraham's wife. God appeared to King Abimelech in a dream and warned him he
was a dead man because Sarah was already married and had a husband. He pleaded with God proclaiming
his innocence having been deceived by Abraham as to Sarah's marriage status. King Abimelech gave
Sarah and riches back to Abraham and God forgave and healed him and his household.
Marriage is honourable in all, and the bed undefiled: but whoremongers and adulterers God will judge.
Hebrews 13:4 KJV
Flee fornication. Every sin that a man doeth is without the body; but he that committeth fornication
sinneth against his own body. 1 Corinthians 6:18 KJV
Woe unto them that call evil good, and good evil; Isaiah 5:20a KJV
You can look up the Hebrew or Greek meaning of any of the above words like fornication,
whoremongers, or adultry by looking up the above verses at www.blueletterbible.org then
clicking on Tools then click on the number of the word your interested in. You can also
look up the above verses in a more modern translation of the Bible at the above site.
You can also use the internet to look up the dictionary meaning of fornication and or
Individuals seeking help with sexual or relationship issues might find help through a Living Waters
group via http://desertstream.org
You can also ask God to take away your bad desires and replace them with good desires.
James 1:13-14. Thank God daily for the cleansing blood of Jesus. If possible, outloud,
daily ask God to cover you with the blood of Jesus, to wash you clean with the blood of
Jesus, and to fill you with the Holy Spirit. Spend time daily singing praises and
thanksgivings to God. Sing and dance before him. Evil spirits can't stand it when we do this.
Remember 1st) you get your value from God. You are created in God's image. If you are a Christian,
if your trusting in Jesus as your Savior and Lord (Master) your a child of God. Romans 10:9-13.
1st John 1:6-10. Notice the benefits in verse 9 have nothing to do with our feelings. God
considered you so valuable that He sent Jesus His son, the 2nd person in the Godhead, to suffer
and die for you on the cross so you could be completely forgiven and eventually be with God the
Father in heaven. So order any demons or thoughts telling you that you aren't valuable or of
tremendous worth away in the name of Jesus. John 14:12-14. 2nd) No one and nothing can ever
seperate you from God's love that is in Jesus, our Lord and Savior. Romans 8:35-39.
Some think once they have trusted in Jesus as their Savior they can continue to sin willfully
and frequently and God will have to allow them into heaven. They are wrong. Jesus must be our
Lord as well as our Savior. Consider the following KJV verses.
1) "That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine
heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved." Romans 10:9 Notice
the words "Lord Jesus."
2) He that saith, I know him, and keepeth not his commandments, is a liar, and the truth
is not in him. 1st John 2:4.
3) But whoso keepeth his word, in him verily is the love of God perfected: hereby know we
that we are in him. 1st John 2:5.
4) He that saith he abideth in him ought himself also so to walk, even as he walked.
1st John 2:6.
Note: 1st John makes it clear that all Christians will occasionally slip and sin. But sin
should not be their habit or practice. I encourage you to read Matthew 7:13 through 23.
Our salvation rests upon our repenting of our sins and our really,
from the heart, trusting and accepting Jesus as our Savior and
Master. John 3:16. John 11:25. Acts 3:19. John 1:12-13.
Romans 10:9-10,13. Luke 23:39-43.
As you develop a closer relationship to Jesus, you will find that you
sin less, and sin makes you unhappy. 1st John 1:6-2:6.
"Shall pluck" in John 10:28 is 3rd person singular and means he, she,
or it cannot pluck you out of Jesus' hand. Endure to the end
(as you love, cling to, and obey Jesus in trust) and you
will have life both in this age and in in the age to come,
according to Matthew 24:12,13. 1st John 5:12-13.
John 14:23-24. 1st John 2:4. Ezekiel 18:21-25.
Some people say Christians shouldn't label certain behaviors as sin because Jesus
said, "Judge not, that you be not judged." Matthew 7:1. NKJV. But that's not
what Jesus said. Read Matthew 7:1-6 also. Those verses show we should be very humble
and careful as we seek to help others as none of us are without sin. Also some people
are like pigs. They do not want to be cleaned up. They do not value precious things.
Many are not aware the Bible commands, "Preach the word; be instant in season, out
of season; REPROVE, REBUKE, exhort with all long suffering and doctrine." 2nd
Timothy 4:2. KJV. The Bible also says, "Do you not know that THE SAINTS WILL JUDGE
THE WORLD? And if the world will be judged by you are you unworthy to judge the
smallest matters? Do you not know that WE SHALL JUDGE ANGELS? How much more things
that pertain to this life?" 1st Corinthians 6:2-3 NKJV. Galatians 6:1 JKJV says,
"Brethren, if a man is overtaken in any trespress, you who are spiritual restore
such a one IN A SPIRIT OF GENTLENESS, considering yourself lest you also be