Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Wherefore God also gave them up to uncleanness through the lusts of their own hearts, to dishonour their own bodies between themselves:
Through the lusts
Leave them alone. They are blind guides! But if one blind man leads another, they will both fall into the ditch!"
So God turned his back on them and left them to worship the starry host, just as the Book of the Prophets says, " 'Was it victims and sacrifices that you offered to me, O house of Israel, Those forty years in the desert?
In ages past he let all the heathen follow their own ways;
So if we are God's children we ought not to imagine that the divine nature is like gold or silver or stone, wrought by human art and thought.
They are estranged from the life of God because of the ignorance that exists among them and their obstinacy of heart,
2 Thessalonians 2:10
and full of wicked deception for men who are going to destruction, because they refused to love the truth and be saved.
Through the lusts
So sin must not reign over your mortal bodies, and make you obey their cravings,
1 Corinthians 6:13
It is true, food is meant for the stomach, and the stomach for the food, but God will put an end to both of them. But the body is not meant for immorality, but for the service of the Lord, and the Lord is for the body to serve.
1 Thessalonians 4:4
that each of you learn to take a wife for himself from pure and honorable motives,
2 Timothy 2:20
In any large house there are not only gold and silver dishes but also wooden and earthen ones, some for great occasions and some for ordinary use.
and men too in the same way have disregarded the natural function of women and been consumed with passion for one another, men for men, acting indecently, and experiencing in their own persons the inevitable penalty of what they have done.