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Shacking Up and Fornication – Final Thoughts

Shacking Up and Fornication – Final Thoughts

Sex & Sexuality
I figured I’d share my final thoughts on the issue. I’ve taken a lot of criticism for challenging the accepted church tradition of the word meaning “sex before marriage”, but I continued to explore the Bible to find the ACTUAL meaning behind the word. I looked at the Hebrew, the Greek, and the root of the English word, the Latin language. All of these languages played a role in the translation of the King James Bible into English. Please keep in mind that this entire study has been a progression of thought and not one single conclusive argument. If you want to read any of the previous studies you can find them below: The Truth About Shacking Up Fornication vs. Sex Before Marriage Sexual Situations According To The Bibl In this final post on the subject
Shacking Up and The Bible: Living Together Before Marriage

Shacking Up and The Bible: Living Together Before Marriage

Sex & Sexuality
Disclaimer: This is just the first post in a long series of posts on the subject. This is by no means a definitive statement as I’m always doing research and simply share my thoughts as I do so. This series of posts should be read as if I am simply BRAINSTORMING through written word. This post is where I started my research. If you hang around church long enough, you’ll hear older folks talk about “shacking up” but what does it really mean? From what I’ve gathered through debating this issue with older people (preachers included), is that it refers to a man and woman living together. I would also throw in the assumption that people of the opposite sex who live together must be having sex, and that’s considered “shacking up.” While it may not even be true that sex is goin

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