Or, we might say, it is God’s wedding present to husband and wife.
A Christian asks an older friend, "Does the Bible say I can’t have sex before I’m married? Their conclusion is that there isn’t a verse in the Bible which says, "Thou shalt not have sex before marriage." So it’s OK?
Other people’s bodies are not just toys for us to play with and then discard.
There is a tendency for Christians to assume that the world is much more sex-crazed than it actually is.
Bodies are important because God has bought them and will raise them.
Note that pre-marital sex is not a mini-marriage, but it is encroaching upon the holy ground of marriage in an unacceptable way.
Physical union should not take place outside of a “one flesh” (i.e. The point is that to be united with someone other than one’s spouse (in this case, a non-Christian, and more specifically, a prostitute) is to tear oneself away from Christ with whom we are spiritually united as Christians; Paul is not intending to say that every illicit sexual encounter creates a new marriage (see Calvin’s commentary on 1 Corinthians ).
Fourthly, sex before marriage must lead to marriage (v.28-29).
1 Corinthians 6-7 In -20 Paul combats a sharp dualism between body (which apparently doesn’t matter) and spirit (which is supposedly unaffected by physical things).