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Is there anything wrong with living with my boyfriend if we plan to be married someday?
Living together without marriage is becoming more frequent as our society moves farther and farther from its religious and moral roots. We can assure you that you will never find lasting happiness by continuing to live this way.
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Will God forgive me for being sexually active? Maybe even pregnant?
It is understandable that you are concerned about your relationship with your boyfriend. As you may know, the Bible does not make any allowances for sexual relations outside of marriage ...
My boyfriend says if I loved him I would have sex with him. What should I do?
Billy Graham writes, "I pray you will not compromise your moral standards. God will honor you for keeping yourself sexually pure."
What does the Bible say about unmarried people having sex (i.e. fornication)?
Billy Graham writes, "The Bible clearly teaches that all sexual relations outside marriage are wrong in God's eyes."
As far as my girlfriend and I are concerned, marriage is just a piece of paper. We've been living together for three years now, and we're perfectly happy the way we are. What would you say to us?
Billy Graham writes, "Have you ever asked yourselves what marriage is in God's eyes? To Him, marriage isn't just a nice social custom or a useful legal arrangement."
My boyfriend claims the Bible says children born out of wedlock can't go to heaven. Is he right?
Billy Graham writes, "Not one verse in the Bible supports what he says—and to be frank, I suspect he is only claiming this because he wants to persuade you to end your pregnancy."
My boyfriend and I have been living together but he still refuses to get married. What do you think his problem is?
Billy Graham writes, "He actually has two problems, I suspect—and I hope you both can face them and deal with them honestly. If you don't, I see little hope for your long-term relationship."
Our teenage daughter just told us she's pregnant. I've never been in favor of abortion, but I'm beginning to wonder. What would you advise?
Billy Graham writes, "My prayer is that you and your daughter will not end the life of the little child who is growing within her."
A friend of mine who isn't married is having a baby, and I don't know how to react. What is your recommendation?
Billy Graham writes, "If ever this person needed a friend it is now—and that's one reason I urge you not to cut yourself off from her."
My boyfriend and I are living together. My parents are upset about this, but I don't see anything wrong with it. What do you think?
The real question isn't how your parents see this, or how your friends see it, or even how you see it. The real question is this: How does God see it? What is His attitude toward what you are doing?
My boyfriend says that if we truly love each other, then it's not wrong for us to have sex. I wasn't brought up this way, but I'm afraid he'll drop me if I keep telling him no. What should I do?
I sincerely hope you won't give in to your boyfriend's pleas. After all, if he truly loves you and respects you, he will honor your intention to delay sexual relations until marriage.
My niece and her live-in boyfriend are having a baby in a few months, and she's hoping I'll put on a baby shower for her. Should I do it? She knows I'm a Christian and don't approve of them being unmarried, but I don't want her to think I'm self-righteous or unconcerned about her or the baby.
Have you ever thought about the people Jesus dealt with? He reached out to all kinds of people, including some who were living openly sinful lives. ...