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
But my people did not obey me; Israel did not submit to me.
Ephraim has attached himself to idols; Do not go near him!
Leave them! They are blind guides. If someone who is blind leads another who is blind, both will fall into a pit."
But God turned away from them and gave them over to worship the host of heaven, as it is written in the book of the prophets: 'It was not to me that you offered slain animals and sacrifices forty years in the wilderness, was it, house of Israel?
In past generations he allowed all the nations to go their own ways,
So since we are God's offspring, we should not think the deity is like gold or silver or stone, an image made by human skill and imagination.
They are darkened in their understanding, being alienated from the life of God because of the ignorance that is in them due to the hardness of their hearts.
2 Thessalonians 2:10
and with every kind of evil deception directed against those who are perishing, because they found no place in their hearts for the truth so as to be saved.
Through the lusts
Therefore do not let sin reign in your mortal body so that you obey its desires,
1 Corinthians 6:13
"Food is for the stomach and the stomach is for food, but God will do away with both." The body is not for sexual immorality, but for the Lord, and the Lord for the body.
1 Thessalonians 4:4
that each of you know how to possess his own body in holiness and honor,
2 Timothy 2:20
Now in a wealthy home there are not only gold and silver vessels, but also ones made of wood and of clay, and some are for honorable use, but others for ignoble use.
and likewise the men also abandoned natural relations with women and were inflamed in their passions for one another. Men committed shameless acts with men and received in themselves the due penalty for their error.
You must not have sexual intercourse with a male as one has sexual intercourse with a woman; it is a detestable act.
They shouted to Lot, "Where are the men who came to you tonight? Bring them out to us so we can have sex with them!"