Most Relevant Verses
Instead, we should write to them to keep away from things polluted by idols, from sexual immorality, from anything strangled, and from blood.
to keep away from food sacrificed to idols, from blood, from anything strangled, and from sexual immorality. If you avoid these things, you will do well. Goodbye."
As for the gentiles who have become believers, we have sent a letter with our decision that they should keep away from food that has been sacrificed to idols, from blood, from anything strangled, and from sexual immorality."
Let's behave decently, as people who live in the light of day. No wild parties, drunkenness, sexual immorality, promiscuity, quarreling, or jealousy!
Keep on running away from sexual immorality. Any other sin that a person commits is outside his body, but the person who sins sexually sins against his own body.
For it is God's will that you be sanctified: You must abstain from sexual immorality.
Do not let sexual sin, impurity of any kind, or greed even be mentioned among you, as is proper for saints.
For God did not call us to be impure, but to be holy.
Food is for the stomach, and the stomach is for food, but God will make them both unnecessary. The body is not meant for sexual immorality but for the Lord, and the Lord for the body.
So put to death your worldly impulses: sexual sin, impurity, passion, evil desire, and greed (which is idolatry).
I wrote to you in my letter to stop associating with people who are sexually immoral not at all meaning the people of this world who are immoral, greedy, robbers, or idolaters. In that case you would have to leave this world. But now I am writing to you to stop associating with any so-called brother if he is sexually immoral, greedy, an idolater, a slanderer, a drunk, or a robber. You must even stop eating with someone like that.
I am afraid that when I come my God may again humble me before you and that I may have to grieve over many who formerly lived in sin and have not repented of their impurity, sexual immorality, and promiscuity that they once practiced.
But now I am writing to you to stop associating with any so-called brother if he is sexually immoral, greedy, an idolater, a slanderer, a drunk, or a robber. You must even stop eating with someone like that.
Because sexual immorality is so rampant, every man should have his own wife, and every woman should have her own husband.
- Avoiding Evil
- Creatures Choked
- Food Offered To Idols
- Greed, Believers' Response To
- Love, In Relationships
- People Consuming Blood
- Putting Off The Old Man
- Self Indulgence