Solomon — not to be out done by dad — had about tenfold that number. And the greatest command is to love. I focus on the thou shall nots looking for the commandment that says Thou shall not have sex before you are married. He laid out quite clearly and expressly the rules. After all righteousness means having right standing with God. All creation was given sexual freedom at creation by God himself.
What I can do is take the values and try to integrate it in my life.
Is Premarital Sex Sinful?
Jesus and others vaguely discuss the wisdom of waiting… And that is generally good and wise principles for young people in any society. In such societies, and definitely in the world of the OT, the title to the land follows the male line of descent. So we can say that the Bible is not silent on this issue though it mentions this neutrally: Now in keeping with that I think to myself, can I have premarital sex and still be loving my neighbor as myself? And before you resent me, I will leave you with a quote from the book, when Jesus reveals he knows Mirriam had many lovers:. We are then left with James 4: