Why you must not have sex outside of Marriage


sex in itself is a very good thing, but where it becomes a problem is when it is done outside marriage (marriage is the original place that sex was created to flourish). In this generation that we are in sex has been one thing that has destroyed many great destinies; wonderful marriages; million of souls; and has caused serious health challenges among both males and females. that is why we want to take a time out to study why we should say no to sex outside marriage. Sex inside marriage signifies a sexual relationship of two individuals that are bound by law; culturally and religiously

10 reasons you must say no to sex outside marriage (Part one)

it is a sin

sex outside marriage is a sin, both morally and spiritually, god that created sex planed it that humans remain chaste until they are married. while the act of sex before marriage is called fornication; the act of extramarital sex is called adultery, both acts has been frowned against by the holy book, in the iconic 10 commandments handed down to Moses the prophet of old in Exodus 20:14 the Bible says that “thou shall not commit adultery” signifying how God does not want his children Israel to be associated with adultery. Sexual sins are one of the most serious sins through the scriptures; that is why the bible says flee from fornication. In 1 Corinthians 6:18 “Flee Fornication, every sin that a man doeth is without the body; but he that committeth fornication sinneth against his own body” (KJV). Because you are a religious person, that cares about your relationship with God and how you will meet him on the judgement day, it is important that you avoid anything that will infuriate him; as such say no to sex outside marriage. Furthermore, Ephesians 5:3 says “ But among you there must not be even a hint of suxual immorality” also Hebrews 13:4b says “for God will judge the adulterer and all the sexually immoral.

It makes people to marry wrongly

Most of the times youths keeps sexual relationships that they usually refer to as boyfriend and girlfriends and explore several sexual fantasies. Many have married the wrong persons just because of sexual compatibilities as against the most important areas of concern. This early engagement in sexual relationship has speedily led unprepared, uncommitted persons to wrong choice of life partners. Most times when sex is involved in relationship, it betrays reasoning, people tend to reason subjectively while making important choices, People have rejected their spouses because of supposed “better sex”. It is important that people abstain from premarital and extramarital sex in order to make objective decisions on who to be loyal to, who to care for and most importantly who to marry.

It shows lack of discipline and strength in character.

Your ability to abstain from unauthorized sex despite the numerous temptations would prove to your partner your strength of character and your discipline. Some men can follow “any thing on skirt” and some women can’t resist men with exotic cars. All this are things that do not show character and portrays greed. People should be able to say no even when their hormones say go, a man must not succumb to the pressure and desire of the flesh and a woman must be able to conquer the lust, and the love of money, remember the bible in Proverbs 6:32a says “But a man who commits adultery has no sense”. Most time it takes little discipline to control what you have not started; because when you are immersed in it you lose control and stopping becomes an issue.

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