What if someone has sex before marriage but now is celibate? Is it biblically ok for that person to get married?


1 Corinthians 6:18

ESV - 18 Flee from sexual immorality. Every other sin a person commits is outside the body, but the sexually immoral person sins against his own body.

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84924d6f 9be5 4261 9e07 ab5f6a8c5842 Lena Wms Student @Christ Gospel Church, S.S.Teacher, Observer
Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, why do we give the enemy of our soul so much power and leeway in our lives? Either God's Word is the Truth and all men are liars or it is not! I'm sure you wonder where I make such strong statements. 

If we confess our sins, he (Jesus) is faithful and just to forgive us our sin and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness. 1 John 1:9
Either this scripture is Truth or its not? 

I believe the person asking this question has been tormented by the enemy using spirits that whisper around them or using other individuals telling them they are still unclean before God. However, through the Blood of Jesus this is not the case! 

Repentance means to turn. Once a person has truly been to the feet of Jesus, had their sins washed clean, they want to turn from the thing that brought them there. The sin that had them bound and chained is loosened by His Blood! The continued bondage comes from not believing we are free!

We are to get up from that bondage, that sin, believe Jesus has set us free, and walk in the Light as He, (Jesus) is in the Light. Then we can have true fellowship with one another. 1 John 1:7

Yes, be blessed in your equally yoked marriage. Please obtain good Christian counseling before embarking on the next phase of your life. 
Enjoy the spouse God has created for you!

Be Blessed,

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Mini Tim Maas Retired Quality Assurance Specialist with the U.S. Army
I would say that, regardless of a person's past behavior, if that person has now recognized those actions as wrong and repented of them, and has resolved (with God's help) to conform his or her conduct to God's standard of marriage as the only acceptable setting for sex between a man and a woman, their past actions do not create an impediment in God's eyes to marriage and sexual activity involving another person.

(There may still be temporal consequences that ensue or result from the person's prior activity or relationships, which the person may have to deal with or address, but they by themselves do not affect the ability of the person (from a religious standpoint) to marry, unless those prior actions somehow make marriage legally impossible.)

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Data Ursula S Monroe
As one who lived as you did I can say that once forgiven God remembers your sins no longer. You are a sinner and will always fight that sin nature within you. Jesus died for all your sins! From what I’ve read of course you can as long as it’s the will of the Lord. There are several references in the New Testament that apply. Read Paul’s books such as Romans or the Corinthians.

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