Premarital Sex

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Jasleen Lopez
Theology 4-4th
February 4, 2013
Premarital Sex
What does the Catholic Church say about premarital sex? What is the history of this issue? How is society handling about the issue? What are its possible outcomes? What are its statistics? Premarital sex is having a sexual relationship with someone before receiving the Holy sacrament of marriage.

The Catholic Church says that having sexual relationships between a man and a woman is supposed to be until marriage. So that when you are married you can enjoy physical, emotional and spiritual time with them. Premarital sex is a mortal sin. It is a sin against God, against His will, and His way (Sin Np). Those who have committed this sin need to ask for forgiveness to God in confession, so they can reconcile with Him. God said in the Bible, “If we acknowledge our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive our sins and cleanse us from every wrongdoing (1 John 1:9 1360). “The Bible explains, “The body, however, is not for immorality, but for the Lord, and the Lord is for the body” (1 Corinthians 6:13 1236).

It’s saying that they should have some respect to their bodies, because God made us. From the Catholic Bible, premarital sex refers to fornication. The unity love of a husband and wife is ‘flesh’. When there in love they have the right to be with one another. A bunch of people may have thought they were truly in love with someone, had lost their virginity to them, and then they end up going separate ways. People don’t know the consequence what will happen for those who have had premarital sex. Many people get tempted into having sex before marriage only because everyone else is doing it, they think it’s okay if they have fornication. “Marriage should be honored by all, and the marriage bed kept pure, for God will judge the adulterer and all the sexually immoral” (Marriage Np). The history of premarital sex is mostly involved with...
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