It is God's will that you should be sanctified: It is good for them to stay unmarried, as I am. Now to the unmarried and the widows I say: This was a way of thinking that demonized sexuality, not just homosexuality, but anything having to do with sexuality that fell outside the confines of marriage. It was when my faith deepened and I discovered a God who is genuinely loving. He showed this by reversing four of the Old Testament laws which conflicted with loving people.
Likewise the husband does not have authority over his own body, but the wife does.
Premarital Sex Is Not a Sin
All other sins people commit are outside their bodies, but those who sin sexually sin against their own bodies. The acts of the sinful nature are obvious: But if they cannot control themselves, they should marry, for it is better to marry than to burn with passion. Do you not know that your bodies are temples of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God? Skip to content Growing up in an evangelical church, I was sure premarital sex was the unforgivable sin. For the wife does not have authority over her own body, but the husband does. Growing up in an evangelical church, I was sure premarital sex was the unforgivable sin.