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How should the church address a couple who is living together?



    
    

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95 1 Jay Saunders
When I first came to Jesus with my girlfriend, we were living together out of wedlock, but as the holy spirit took charge of our lives, we decided to get married.

Be patient with new converts and let the holy spirit work. Changing themselves from a sin dominated life to a righteousness dominated life by the power of the Holy Spirit takes time. 

Now if we are talking about Christians living this way after being converted years ago, this can not be tolerated and the bible says to break fellowship with those who practice habitual sinful behavior knowingly.

The bible clearly states that someone should speak to that person privately that is practicing a damnable sin. If that counsel is rejected, the same person should chastise them again accompanied by a witness. And after that if a change or repentance does not occur then all fellowship with them should cease.

Mathew 18:15-20: Correction steps in the body of Christ

Bad company corrupts good morals.1 Corinthians 15:33

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