So glorify God in your body. And the man and his wife were both naked and were not ashamed. Paul clearly spells out that for unmarried, single people, God desires abstinence from sex for them. Or do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit within you, whom you have from God? God is more than able to forgive you of all of your sins—even the sin of having sex before or outside of marriage. The thinking often goes:
God is more than able to forgive you of all of your sins—even the sin of having sex before or outside of marriage.
What Does the Bible Say About Sex Before Marriage?
I used to get asked this question often when I did college campus ministry, and I still hear it as a pastor. Here are several verses to consider. A man was sleeping with his stepmom or mother-in-law outside of marriage. In the wider biblical context, as we noted earlier, sexual immorality includes sex before marriage. Jones Oct 12 All religions have some kind of prayer, but how should a Christian pray? For it is better to marry than to burn with passion.