By Michel Sauret - Guest Post
In 2006, my wife told me she was pregnant. We weren’t married then.
We were both in college.
She had ambitious goals of becoming a federal agent, while I studied creative writing at the University of Pittsburgh.
I became scared. Terrified, actually.
I knew – in my heart, in my mind, in my soul – that we had committed adultery, and there were consequences to be paid.
People (even Christians, unfortunately) often question whether premarital sex constitutes as adultery. I think the clearest passage to address this question is when Jesus said, “I tell you that anyone who looks at a woman lustfully has already committed adultery with her in his heart.” (Matthew 5:27 / NIV) The “woman” in question in this passage is obviously not one married to the man leering lustfully at her.
If “looking” constitutes adultery, how much more is physical intimacy?
Twelve (very emotional) weeks later, we lost the baby. ...
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