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17 Jul 2008

Sex before marriage - not for CS
Can I just ask a religious question please you guys.

Many of us Christians have concluded that sex before marriage is a sin. I am not a bible fundi but I think the bible says it is sexual immorality that is wrong. I would imagine sexual immorality to be maybe sleeping around with different guys or sleeping with a married person. But what is wrong with sleeping with one person that you love and he loves you back. All the other sins, “ do not kill” , “ do not steal” , etc. involve hurting another human being, except sex before marriage, which I don’ t see hurting anyone.

My church’ s position is clear: no sex before marriage and no masturbation either. I was just wondering what other people think.
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CyberShrink
cybershrink

01 Jan 0001

I'm not aware of any major Church that specifically forbids private masturbation ; and, as masturbation is totally normal and healthy and almost entirely universal, forbidding it would be foolish
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