The Purity of Marriage

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Bride and groom holding hands in front of sunset

Nowhere does the Bible teach that sex in itself is a sin. Man in his sinful nature has taken what was intended to be a glorious and complete act of love between two people and has made it something low, cheap, and dirty. The Bible is one of the world’s outspoken books on the subject of sex, and the Bible condemns sex outside the bonds of matrimony. The fact that immorality is rampant throughout the nation doesn’t make it right; the fact that some clergymen may condone it doesn’t make it right. The Bible says, “There is a way that seemeth right unto a man; but the end thereof are the ways of death” (Proverbs 16:25). Under Jewish law adultery was punishable by death. Under God’s law today it also results in spiritual death.

Read Billy Graham’s response when a young person asks, ‘Why shouldn’t I start having sex?

Prayer for the day

All around me, breaking Your laws is made so enticing, Father. Help me to keep my eyes on Jesus.

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  1. Alfonso Rodriguez says:

    Thanks for such a great devotional. Love, Alfonso from Colombia.

  2. Paul says:

    I so believe this to be true!

  3. kayode busayo s.p says:

    Since have discovered that is the main cause of breakup in my prev relationships I hold myself and God has been helping me halleluia!

  4. Dawn says:

    Amen! Yes God please help me keep my eyes fixed on Jesus

  5. Joyce Paul says:

    Remembering that JESUS suffered and died to forgive our sins is the most important thought we have to inspire us to make godly choice today and to make our lives count for Eternity.

  6. Theresa Anderson says:

    Ephesians 2:3 we need to crucify our lusts by asking what about it is tempting me. Maturing in our faith is critical when we are tempted. We need to ask ourselves why we let tugs of temptation distract us.

  7. Kevin M.Walker Srca says:

    i committed adultery many times while seperated from my wife 3xs for 1yr and 1x for 2yrs and 9 months God drove me out onto a highway,stripped me naked and told me the body is more than food and clothing,since have had a thorn in the flesh since yr 2000 constant communication God said Grace to reunited with my wife.faithful since,tempted by pornography

  8. ANAND PRASAD says:

    Increase my faith lord, and I love you.