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“Is sex a sin?”


In the proper setting, sex is not a sin. In fact, sex is God’s idea. In Matthew 19:4-6, Jesus states with godly authority, “At the beginning the Creator ‘made them male and female,’ and said, ‘For this reason a man … Continue reading

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“What does it mean to be unequally yoked?”


 The phrase “unequally yoked” comes from 2 Corinthians 6:14 in the King James Version: “Be ye not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness? and what communion hath light with darkness?” The New American Standard Version … Continue reading

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“Does marriage hinder your relationship with God?”


The issue that marriage might hinder one’s relationship with God was of concern to Paul in 1 Corinthians 7. Because of this, he stated that it is best for a single person to remain as he was—single. But he understood … Continue reading

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“If a couple gets pregnant before marriage do they have to get married?”


Sex before marriage has become so commonplace in our society, even to the point of being expected, that many professing Christians don’t even consider it to be a sin. Our culture assumes that people do not possess the amount of … Continue reading

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“What does the Bible say about a Christian staying single?”


 The question of a Christian staying single and what the Bible says about believers never marrying is often misunderstood. Paul tells us in 1 Corinthians  7:7-8: “I wish that all men were as I am. But each man has his … Continue reading

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“If an unmarried couple has sex, are they married in God’s eyes?”


 It is true that sexual relations is the ultimate fulfillment of a couple becoming “one flesh” (Genesis 2:24). However, the act of sex does not equal marriage. If that were so, there would be no such thing as premarital sex—once … Continue reading

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Did I Marry the Wrong Person?


Marriage breakups have become epidemic, and an oft-used excuse is “I just don’t love her (him) anymore.”  It matters very little that a few years earlier in from of a church full of witnesses the couple pledged to live together … Continue reading

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