St. Ambrose Exhorts Parents to Train their Children to virginity.. ...
... Still setting virginity before marriage, he speaks of the beauty of their spouse,
and of the gifts wherewith He adorns them, and applies to these points ...
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These Discussions, Therefore, Concerning the Different Deserts of ...
... 2264] But we have arrived, in what relates to this matter on which we are speaking,
so far as to set continence before marriage, but holy virginity even before ...
/.../augustine/on the good of widowhood /section 19 these discussions therefore.htm
Yet He Added, "But Such Shall have Tribulation of the Flesh...
... Wherefore I admonish both men and women who follow after perpetual continence and
holy virginity, that they so set their own good before marriage, as that they ...
/.../christianbookshelf.org/augustine/of holy virginity /section 16 yet he added.htm
"Honorable," Therefore, "Is Marriage in All, and the Bed Undefiled ...
... But as the repasts of the Just are better than the fasts of the sacrilegious, so
the marriage of the faithful is to be set before the virginity of the impious. ...
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Marriage Existed Before Sin was Committed. How God's Blessing ...
... Chapter 40 [XXXV.]"Marriage Existed Before Sin Was ... but a benediction upon the fertility
of marriage. ... happens, would the chastity of virginity be corrupted to ...
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Article xxiii (xi): of the Marriage of Priests.
... For we have said that virginity without faith is not purity before God, and marriage,
on account of faith, is pure, according to Titus 1, 16: Unto the pure all ...
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... refer to the multiplying by the marriage connection ... But God, Who knoweth all things
before they have existence ... and see the glories  of virginity: and this ...
/.../john/exposition of the orthodox faith/chapter xxiv concerning virginity.htm
The Doctrine of Paul Concerning virginity Explained.
... of the flesh, not making your marriage an occasion ... powerfully supporting the state
of virginity, and adding ... to those which he had spoken before, he exclaimed ...
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Virginity a Gift of God: the Purpose of Virginity not Rashly to be ...
... him marry;" properly here preferring marriage to "uncomeliness ... had chosen the state
of virginity, but afterwards ... boasting of their perseverance before men, out ...
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How Queen Ethelthryth Always Preserved Her virginity, and Her Body ...
... She had before been given in marriage to another, to ... Though she lived with him twelve
years, yet she preserved the glory of perfect virginity, as I was ...
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Topical Bible VersesExodus 22:16-17
And if a man entice a maid that is not betrothed, and lie with her, he shall surely endow her to be his wife.Topicalbible.org
Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall join to his wife: and they shall be one flesh.
But I say to you, That whoever looks on a woman to lust after her has committed adultery with her already in his heart.
1 Thessalonians 4:3
For this is the will of God, even your sanctification, that you should abstain from fornication:
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