The Texas Bohemian

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Living In Sin…

Fornication: voluntary sexual intercourse between two unmarried persons or two persons not married to each other. (dictionary.com)

Adultery: voluntary sexual intercourse between a married person and someone other than his or her lawful spouse.

Old-fashioned words. Old Testament, even. Both are popular sports in America. Americans wallow in them, like the David Duchovney show Californication.

The question of “living together” vs. “marriage” is a question of sexual activity, not sharing the same dwelling. “Living together” is an extended euphemism from “sleeping together.” Call it what it is.

Is it a “right” thing to do? Will God strike a couple down, “withdraw his spirit,” any of that fundamentalist junk, if a couple has sex without being married? These are the wrong questions.

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June 20, 2008 Posted by | Religion | , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment