For two reasons in particular, it should be concluded that even this new concept of non-sexual cohabitation is inappropriate and foolish.

First, the Bible is explicit not only that one should abstain from sexual immorality (1 Thessalonians 4:3-5), but additionally that one is to flee from it (1 Corinthians - 20).

For this reason, wisdom would strongly suggest that one not cohabitate.

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The Greek word translated “flee” (feugete) in most modern translations is rendered elsewhere “escape,” “avoid,” or “shun” and is a source for our English word, “fugitive.” Like Joseph when confronted by Potiphar’s wife, one is commanded to not merely resist the temptation, but to flee from it.

This is not a passive response, but is an active and passionate run in recognition of the entangling power of the flesh and a desire to please the Lord.

Bring those contributing factors into the light and ask for help.

Regardless, do not allow the harsh realities of life and all of its circumstances to give a foothold for sin in your life. May we have ears to listen and hearts that are willing and wanting to obey for our joy and the glory of our King.

We’ll contrast the modern dating culture with godly dating practices.

We’ll share with you some frank answers about the consequences of premarital sex and popular myths about sex.As a Christian, I strive to have God as the center of all my relationships, including my romantic ones.God’s word gives us great guidelines for growth and a great foundation for relationships and it outlines the core principals of godliniess, purity, and unconditional love in the scriptures.And finally, we’ll share some advice given by people who have committed their lives to godly dating.God said, “It is not good that man should be alone” (Genesis for us!What, however, of those who live together out of wedlock and yet are not sexually active? As former generations stigmatized all extramarital sexual behavior, cohabitation was traditionally deemed socially inappropriate.