Sex before dating
" Answer: There is no Hebrew or Greek word used in the Bible that precisely refers to sex before marriage.
The Bible undeniably condemns adultery and sexual immorality, but is sex before marriage considered sexually immoral?
Far too often we focus on the “recreation” aspect of sex without recognizing that there is another aspect—procreation.
Sex within marriage is pleasurable, and God designed it that way.
According to 1 Corinthians 7:2, “yes” is the clear answer: “But since there is so much immorality, each man should have his own wife, and each woman her own husband.” In this verse, Paul states that marriage is the “cure” for sexual immorality.
First Corinthians 7:2 is essentially saying that, because people cannot control themselves and so many are having immoral sex outside of marriage, people should get married.
Sex before marriage is included in the biblical definition of sexual immorality.
Please review the following URL and make sure that it is spelled correctly.While practicality does not determine right from wrong, if the Bible's message on sex before marriage were obeyed, there would be far fewer sexually transmitted diseases, far fewer abortions, far fewer unwed mothers and unwanted pregnancies, and far fewer children growing up without both parents in their lives.Abstinence is God’s only policy when it comes to sex before marriage.Abstinence saves lives, protects babies, gives sexual relations the proper value, and, most importantly, honors God.Recommended Resource: Why True Love Waits by Josh Mc Dowell.