It is totally unacceptable to Jehovah God that persons should even be intimate before marriage, never mind living together. The dictionary describes these acts as fornication, and the word “fornication” is normally used with most other words that are disgusting and detestable to Jehovah God.
Let us see what fornication is associated with in the Bible.
Galatians 5:19 – 21 reads:
“19 Now the works of the flesh are manifest, and they are fornication, uncleanness, loose conduct, 20 idolatry, practice of spiritism, enmities, strife, jealousy, fits of anger, contentions, divisions, sects, 21 envies, drunken bouts, revelries, and things like these. As to these things I am forewarning YOU, the same way as I did forewarn YOU, that those who practice such things will not inherit God’s kingdom.”
THE QUESTION SHOULD NOW BE REPEATED:
IS LIVING TOGETHER BEFORE MARRIAGE BIBLICAL?
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Now back to: IS LIVING TOGETHER BEFORE MARRIAGE BIBLICAL?
Every person is accountable for their own choices and actions in this life and also responsible for the eternal life or eternal destruction of the minor dependents they are responsible for.
The vast majority of persons living together out of the marriage arrangement, or committing any of the other mentioned actions, are mainly doing so because of the purposeful misleading and lying that they receive from their false religious leaders and false religion in general. HOWEVER, THIS DOES NOT ABSOLVE THEM FROM THEIR ACCOUNTABILITY!
Jehovah God is NOT condemning those that live together before marriage or practice any of the above YET. He is condemning those actions at this point in time. He is allowing these terrible world conditions and immense human sufferings to continue SOLELY with the hope that all that are practicing the above actions change their ways so as to be saved and enjoy eternal life on this same physical earth in paradise conditions.
Jehovah God cannot and will not allow these conditions to exist as He also is deeply saddened that billions have to suffer so immensely and that they will never have the privilege of eternal life.
It is imperative that ALL of us realise what He is DOING FOR US and show our appreciation by implementing the necessary changes to our lives. ALL those that are practicing the above actions will have to act soon as we are running out of time.
The human rulers of this world are reaching the point where they are inflicting too much pain and suffering and too much damage to the physical earth. Jehovah God will soon have to act.
To those that are living together out of matrimony, it is imperative that you get married, respect the marriage arrangement of Jehovah God and stay committed to your marriage vows. Then it is also imperative that you gain accurate Bible knowledge and apply what you learn. Your sincere repentance will cause you to be forgiven.
Then it will be required of you to inform others of what you have learned and also especially those that might be considering living together before marriage or contemplating committing the act of fornication.
If any of you do change your ways and reach this stage then you will avidly desire to inform all and sundry about all the actions that do not make Jehovah God happy.
YOU WILL THEN HAVE A TRUE GOAL AND PURPOSE IN LIFE!
The majority of persons that live together accept that they are not REALLY sinning and that people should respect their decisions and chosen patterns of behaviour and lifestyles, but how do they feel about persons that practice spiritualistic practices, that pray to idols, that have extreme fits of anger with terrifying results, that are always drunk and then become obnoxious and disorderly, etc. Do those people also not have the right to THEIR decisions and chosen patterns of lifestyles and behaviour?
REMEMBER, THAT NOT TAKING AN OPEN STAND AGAINST ALL SUCH PRACTICES IS NOT ACCEPTABLE TO JEHOVAH GOD AND CARRIES THE SAME PUNISHMENT, NAMELY, ETERNAL DESTRUCTION.
IT IS NOT NECESSARY TO CONFRONT THE PEOPLE THAT DO SUCH THINGS, BUT IF ASKED ABOUT THE PRACTICES THEN THERE MUST BE NO DOUBT AS TO HOW SINFUL YOU CONSIDER THE PRACTICES TO BE.
REMEMBER, IF JEHOVAH GOD MADE HOMOSEXUALS, THEN HE MADE THIEVES, FORNICATORS, MURDERERS AND PAEDOPHILES TOO!
I, HOWEVER, WILL NEVER BELIEVE THAT!
Jehovah God strongly condemns fornication and categorically states that persons that persist in performing fornication are doomed to eternal destruction.
If, however, they persist in refraining from committing fornication, and ask for Jehovah God’s forgiveness sincerely, then they will be forgiven. Let us see what but just one verse from the Bible States: Ephesians 5:3 unequivocally states that even the mention of the word “fornication” is not appropriate for “holy people” so how could it be more acceptable to practice it
Ephesians 5:3 states: “Let fornication and uncleanness of every sort or greediness not even be mentioned among YOU, just as it befits holy people;”
A Repeat: Ephesians 5:3 unequivocally states that even the mention of the word “fornication” is not appropriate for “holy people” so how could it be more acceptable to practice it.
There are many more Scriptures in the Bible that openly condemn fornication. I think the word “fornication” is mentioned over 90 times in my Bible, and each and every time it is definitely not mentioned in any acceptable way.
Living together out of matrimony is the continual practice and acceptance of that which Jehovah God condemns and expects humans NOT to do. To Jehovah God it is NOT “cool” or “acceptable” but rather DISHONOURABLE, DETESTABLE, DISGUSTING, BEING BRAZENLY DISOBEDIENT and TOTALLY UNACCEPTABLE.
Even though people today think it is “cool” or “acceptable” in our modern life of today, the PUNISHMENT is going to be ETERNAL DESTRUCTION. As Jehovah God has given us freedom of choice, we may live a long and happy life out of harmony with Him, but definite destruction is our inevitable future.
Here on earth we all twist the truth to varying extents, as this is an inherited fleshly weakness, but wanton and blatant persistent lying and twisting of the truth is a different matter. The number of times that the lies are found to “work” increases the “necessity” to lie.
When a person dies it is as good as the person having arrived at his or her own personal Armageddon. At the exact time of the person’s death, he or she will have made their choices, and eternal life or eternal death will be awaiting them.
So while I am alive I must endeavour to be acceptable to Jehovah God at all times as I do not know if I will still be alive within the next five minutes. THERE IS NO SECOND CHANCE! The subject of DEATH is covered on this website.
If I have died, on the arrival of my judgement day, I am going to instantly realise and know for a fact, that “lying” just is not going to work. Jehovah God and Jesus Christ know the hearts of all humans and it will therefore be impossible for any human to even try to tell a “little white lie”.
I must NOT bluff myself! The following attempts to evade my accountability will just NOT work. “But I thought”, “my human rights”, “but Jesus died for all my sins”, “I do not understand”, “I was never told that”, etc.
I can try them all, and there must be many, many more that I can try. As I try them though, I am going to know how hollow they are, and that I am going to pay with my life eternally. The latest that I heard were: “the exact way that marriage should be performed is not specified in the Bible” and “how does a little piece of paper called a marriage certificate, change the way we feel about each other”. The last one is not even actually “original” or new, but is used much more now than in the past.
Genesis 3:1 – 5 reads:
“1 Now the serpent proved to be the most cautious of all the wild beasts of the field that Jehovah God had made. So it began to say to the woman: “Is it really so that God said YOU must not eat from every tree of the garden?” 2 At this the woman said to the serpent: “Of the fruit of the trees of the garden we may eat. 3 But as for [eating] of the fruit of the tree that is in the middle of the garden, God has said, ‘YOU must not eat from it, no, YOU must not touch it that YOU do not die.’” 4 At this the serpent said to the woman: “YOU positively will not die. 5 For God knows that in the very day of YOUR eating from it YOUR eyes are bound to be opened and YOU are bound to be like God, KNOWING good and bad.”
It is recorded in the Bible that Adam and Eve ate of the fruit of the tree. Subsequently they started deciding what they considered was good was then “good” and what was bad was then “bad”. They subsequently also decided that their nakedness was “bad”. This is the first recorded occurrence where humans decided that what they reasoned to be “good” or “bad” was in actual fact the truth as far as they were concerned. If that differed from what the Bible recorded Jehovah to “reason”, then surely there must be an incorrect interpretation in the Bible.
Today, I interpret virtually ALL people to consider Genesis 3: 5 to actually read:
“Of every tree you may eat, especially the one “in the middle”, that allows you decide that your knowledge is equal to or possibly better than that of Jehovah God”.
Satan the Devil, a far superior person to humans, considered himself equal to, or possibly even better, than Jehovah God. He has now found out what fate lies ahead for him, total annihilation. DO NOT GO THE SAME WAY!
Billions of people are inclined to erroneously believe along the same lines of thinking.
The Bible UNEQUIVOCALLY states:
Fornicators are doomed to eternal destruction!
Fornication, or more plainly stated, being intimate out of the marriage arrangement is to be punished by eternal death!
Acts 15:19 & 20 reads: “19 Hence my decision is not to trouble those from the nations who are turning to God, 20 but to write them to abstain from things polluted by idols and from fornication and from what is strangled and from blood.”
Homosexuals are doomed to eternal destruction!
Leviticus 20:13 reads: “‘And when a man lies down with a male the same as one lies down with a woman, both of them have done a detestable thing. They should be put to death without fail. Their own blood is upon them.
Lesbians are doomed to eternal destruction!
Romans 1:26 & 27 reads: 26 That is why God gave them up to disgraceful sexual appetites, for both their females changed the natural use of themselves into one contrary to nature; 27 and likewise even the males left the natural use of the female and became violently inflamed in their lust toward one another, males with males, working what is obscene and receiving in themselves the full recompense, which was due for their error.
People that commit acts of bestiality are doomed to eternal destruction!
Leviticus 20:15 reads: “‘And where a man gives his seminal emission to a beast, he should be put to death without fail, and YOU should kill the beast. 16 And where a woman approaches any beast to have a connection with it, you must kill the woman and the beast. They should be put to death without fail. Their own blood is upon them.”
Men that marry divorced women are adulterers!
Matthew 5:31 & 32 reads: “Moreover it was said, ‘Whoever divorces his wife, let him give her a certificate of divorce.’ 32 However, I say to YOU that everyone divorcing his wife, except on account of fornication, makes her a subject for adultery, and whoever marries a divorced woman commits adultery.”
Divorced women that remarry also commit adultery!
Mediums are also to be destroyed eternally!
Leviticus 20:27 reads: 27 “‘And as for a man or woman in whom there proves to be a mediumistic spirit or spirit of prediction, they should be put to death without fail. They should pelt them to death with stones. Their own blood is upon them.’”
DO THE CHURCHES VEHEMENTLY AND CONTINUOUSLY DENOUNCE LIVING TOGETHER BEFORE BEING MARRIED, FORNICATION, ADULTERY, HOMOSEXUALITY, LESBIANISM, BESTIALITY, THE PRACTISE OF BEING A MEDIUM, ETC. OR DO THEY EITHER LEGALISE, CONDONE, ACCEPT OR REMAIN SILENT ABOUT THE ABOVE PRACTICES.
IF THEY DO NOT OPENLY, VEHEMENTLY OR CONTINUOUSLY DENOUNCE ANY OF THE ABOVE PRACTICES THEN THE QUESTION NEEDS TO BE ASKED WHY THEY REFRAIN FROM DOING SO!
THE OBVIOUS REASON WOULD BE THEIR LOVE OF MONEY, PRESTIGE, POWER AND ALL THE OPTIONAL EXTRAS THAT THEY DESIRE, HOPE FOR AND RECEIVE. THEY NEED TO “KEEP” THE MEMBERS OF THEIR CHURCHES HAPPY SO AS TO MAINTAIN THEIR MEMBERSHIP.
MY ONLY ADVICE WOULD BE TO OBTAIN ACCURATE BIBLE KNOWLEDGE AND APPLY SAME. REFRAIN FROM WHAT JEHOVAH GOD DOES NOT ACCEPT OR APPROVE OF. GET TO KNOW AND LOVE JEHOVAH GOD AND FINALLY, PERSEVERE WITH CONSTANT PRAYER TO ASSIST IN DOING HIS EXPLICIT WILL TO THE BEST OF YOUR ABILITY.
IN OTHER WORDS: OBEY JEHOVAH GOD AND DO NOT LIVE TOGETHER AND ENJOY ALL THE PRIVILEGES OF MARRIAGE WHICH IS AN INSTITUTION OF JEHOVAH GOD.
Just a point to muse on for those “modern” thinkers: I WOULD not even want to wear second hand or used clothing or shoes, and THEREFORE work hard and continuously, come rain or shine, to prevent the necessity thereof.
How many of you modern thinkers would really like to say or think that the “PERSON” that you have or will eventually marry has been degraded to a fornicator or adulterer or adulteress.
The fact that you are possibly a fornicator or adulterer will most probably ease your conscience, but that is exactly what you should avoid.
WHEN YOU SET YOUR ALARM CLOCK DO YOU COVER IT WITH PILLOWS OR BLANKETS SO AS NOT TO BE ABLE TO HEAR IT? THEN WHY WOULD IT MAKE SENSE TO YOU TO RESIST THE POSSIBILITY OF “HEARING” YOUR CONSCIENCE WHICH HAS BEEN INSTILLED AS AN ALARM DEVICE BY YOUR CREATOR, JEHOVAH GOD?
IN MY CANDID OPINION AND WITH LOGICAL REASONING, I CONSIDER THE ONLY TWO DIFFERENCES BETWEEN A HUMAN AND AN ANIMAL TO BE:
FIRSTLY, THE POWER OF SUPERIOR REASONING ABOVE AND BEYOND THE BASIC REASONING NEEDS AND THE REQUIRED SURVIVAL NEEDS, AND
SECONDLY, THE COMBINING OF TWO PERSONS TO BE “ONE FLESH” BY BEING INTIMATE IS A DEFINITE REQUIREMENT FOR HUMANS THAT ARE FREE-THINKING AGENTS. THE INTIMACY IS THE SEAL OF THE COMPLETENESS OF THE BINDING OF THE TWO PERSONS AND NOT THE MERE BINDING OF THEIR FLESHLY BODIES.
COMMITTING FORNICATION OR ADULTERY OF THE ONE SPOUSE IS THE ONE SIN THAT WILL REMAIN IN THE MIND OF THE IMPERFECT HUMAN OTHER SPOUSE UNTIL DEATH DO THEM PART, UNLESS BOTH OF THE MARRIAGE PARTNERS DO NOT HAVE RESPECT FOR THE SANCTITY OF THE MARRIAGE ARRANGEMENT.