Jessa Duggar responds to rumors she consummated marriage at wedding reception

On November 8th, Jessa Duggar broke her silence on Instagram. The newlywed posted a lengthy message to respond to claims that she consummated her marriage to Ben Seewald at her wedding reception. 'Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good,' she wrote with a photo of a Bible passage. The biblical scripture reads. 'Repay no one evil for evil, but give thought to do what is honorable in the sight of all. Beloved, never avenge yourselves, but leave it to the wrath of God, for it is written. Vengeance is mine, I will repay, says the Lord."Pacific Coast NewsThe 22-year-old star of TLC's reality show '19 Kids & Counting' married her husband Ben Seewald on Nov. 1 at First Baptist Church in Arkansas. People shared the wedding photos and details that the bride broke from wearing a traditional white gown. Jessa wore a blush colored princess gown from Tesori Bridal on her wedding day. Jessa also ditched the wedding cake and served ice cream sundaes to her 1,000 wedding guests. The couple also skipped the traditional kiss at the altar. Pastor Mike Schadt said. "It is very untraditional not to kiss onstage, but I can tell you they are smooching now. The fact they want to do it alone is very precious." Jessa shared a snap of a People magazine article on their nuptials with her Instagram followers on Nov. 7th. The couple had a strict courtship without hand holding and chaperoned dates.Radaronline reported that a wedding guest named Mary B. claimed that the couple were caught consummating the marriage at the reception. Multiple people were discussing that when Jinger opened the door to get Jess for the reception, she immediately closed the door with a look of shock on her face, Mary alleged on Christian fundamentalist blog My Life As A Stay At Home Wife And Mom. A big group of the girls were waiting outside the room to walk with her outand my own daughters saw as well.The bride and groom have shared two "selfies" since they were married. The first photo posted on Nov. 5th shows the couple kissing on the lips. Jessa captioned the sexy picture. "It's great living life with your best friend! @ben_seewald."The second picture which was posted on Nov. 7th after the sex scandal broke shows 19-year-old Ben giving Jessa a peck on the cheek.Back in August, Jessa told ABC News how excited she was to - best of richmond va - have that first kiss with her husband, as the two planned to wait till they were married to share that moment. "We're really looking forward to the first kiss!" she said. "We're talking about it -- what if we miss or mess up? We're gonna have to plan this out or something!"Want to read more stories from this author? Click on the green 'Subscribe to the Author' button. href='' - -