Marrying After Sexual Immorality

Posted By on May 23, 2015

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A young man recently emailed this question in to the Ask Pastor John podcast:

Pastor John, I want to propose to my girlfriend, and as I prepare for marriage thoughts of my past mistakes come to mind. I think back to women I slept with before I was saved, and mistakes I made with my current girlfriend who I will, Lord willing, marry. People often speak of the purity to be saved for marriage, and how terrible it is to squander that. What truths do you have to share with a man or woman such as myself, struggling with regret related to past sexual mistakes and their current consequences in the context of marriage and engagement?

Here’s a transcribed excerpt from Pastor John’s answer in Wednesday’s episode: “When Past Sexual Sin Haunts Your Wedding” (Episode 336).

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  1. Hobbit says:

    Also wise, may I suggest, to approach this topic as follows:

    No sinner without a future. No saint without a past.

    (Oscar Wilde, attrib.).