Respecting Your Body
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Or do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit who is in you, whom you have from God, and that you are not your own?
For you have been bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body.
But I want you to understand that Christ is the head of every man, and the man is the head of a woman, and God is the head of Christ.
that each of you know how to possess his own vessel in sanctification and honor,
'You shall not make any cuts in your body for the dead nor make any tattoo marks on yourselves: I am the LORD.
and those members of the body which we deem less honorable, on these we bestow more abundant honor, and our less presentable members become much more presentable,
and keep a good conscience so that in the thing in which you are slandered, those who revile your good behavior in Christ will be put to shame.
Therefore no one is to act as your judge in regard to food or drink or in respect to a festival or a new moon or a Sabbath day--
Honor all people, love the brotherhood, fear God, honor the king.
Do you not know that you are a temple of God and that the Spirit of God dwells in you?
If Christ is in you, though the body is dead because of sin, yet the spirit is alive because of righteousness.
Be devoted to one another in brotherly love; give preference to one another in honor;
Nevertheless, each individual among you also is to love his own wife even as himself, and the wife must see to it that she respects her husband.
Therefore, having these promises, beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all defilement of flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.
These are matters which have, to be sure, the appearance of wisdom in self-made religion and self-abasement and severe treatment of the body, but are of no value against fleshly indulgence.
for indeed man was not created for the woman's sake, but woman for the man's sake.
Do not be wise in your own eyes; Fear the LORD and turn away from evil.
For God has not called us for the purpose of impurity, but in sanctification.
for bodily discipline is only of little profit, but godliness is profitable for all things, since it holds promise for the present life and also for the life to come.
For a man ought not to have his head covered, since he is the image and glory of God; but the woman is the glory of man.
Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ also loved the church and gave Himself up for her,
but speaking the truth in love, we are to grow up in all aspects into Him who is the head, even Christ,
Slaves, be obedient to those who are your masters according to the flesh, with fear and trembling, in the sincerity of your heart, as to Christ;
For he who does wrong will receive the consequences of the wrong which he has done, and that without partiality.
knowing that whatever good thing each one does, this he will receive back from the Lord, whether slave or free.
"The LORD will make you abound in prosperity, in the offspring of your body and in the offspring of your beast and in the produce of your ground, in the land which the LORD swore to your fathers to give you.
so that you will walk in a manner worthy of the Lord, to please Him in all respects, bearing fruit in every good work and increasing in the knowledge of God;
"The second is this, 'YOU SHALL LOVE YOUR NEIGHBOR AS YOURSELF.' There is no other commandment greater than these."
"But not one has done so who has a remnant of the Spirit And what did that one do while he was seeking a godly offspring? Take heed then to your spirit, and let no one deal treacherously against the wife of your youth.
If we live by the Spirit, let us also walk by the Spirit.
"That which is born of the flesh is flesh, and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit.
Abel, on his part also brought of the firstlings of his flock and of their fat portions And the LORD had regard for Abel and for his offering;
"In everything, therefore, treat people the same way you want them to treat you, for this is the Law and the Prophets.
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