Respecting Your Body
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Do you not know that your body is a sanctuary of the Holy Spirit who is in you, whom you have from God? You are not your own,
for you were bought at a price; therefore glorify God in your body.
But I want you to know that Christ is the head of every man, and the man is the head of the woman, and God is the head of Christ.
so that each of you knows how to possess his own vessel in sanctification and honor,
You are not to make gashes on your bodies for the dead or put tattoo marks on yourselves; I am the Lord.
And those parts of the body that we think to be less honorable, we clothe these with greater honor, and our unpresentable parts have a better presentation.
However, do this with gentleness and respect, keeping your conscience clear, so that when you are accused, those who denounce your Christian life will be put to shame.
Therefore don't let anyone judge you in regard to food and drink or in the matter of a festival or a new moon or a sabbath day.
Honor everyone. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honor the Emperor.
Don't you know that you are God's sanctuary and that the Spirit of God lives in you?
Now if Christ is in you, the body is dead because of sin, but the Spirit is life because of righteousness.
Show family affection to one another with brotherly love. Outdo one another in showing honor.
To sum up, each one of you is to love his wife as himself, and the wife is to respect her husband.
Therefore dear friends, since we have such promises, we should wash ourselves clean from every impurity of the flesh and spirit, making our sanctification complete in the fear of God.
Although these have a reputation of wisdom by promoting ascetic practices, humility, and severe treatment of the body, they are not of any value against fleshly indulgence.
and man was not created for woman, but woman for man.
Don't consider yourself to be wise; fear the Lord and turn away from evil.
For God has not called us to impurity, but to sanctification.
for, the training of the body has a limited benefit, but godliness is beneficial in every way, since it holds promise for the present life and also for the life to come.
A man, in fact, should not cover his head, because he is God's image and glory, but woman is man's glory.
Husbands, love your wives, just as also Christ loved the church and gave Himself for her,
But speaking the truth in love, let us grow in every way into Him who is the head-Christ.
Slaves, obey your human masters with fear and trembling, in the sincerity of your heart, as to Christ.
For the wrongdoer will be paid back for whatever wrong he has done, and there is no favoritism.
knowing that whatever good each one does, slave or free, he will receive this back from the Lord.
The Lord will make you prosper abundantly with children, the offspring of your livestock, and your soil's produce in the land the Lord swore to your fathers to give you.
so that you may walk worthy of the Lord, fully pleasing [to Him], bearing fruit in every good work and growing in the knowledge of God.
"The second is: Love your neighbor as yourself. There is no other commandment greater than these."
Didn't the one [God] make [us] with a remnant of His life-breath? And what does the One seek? A godly offspring. So watch yourselves carefully, and do not act treacherously against the wife of your youth.
If we live by the Spirit, we must also follow the Spirit.
Honor the Lord with your possessions and with the first produce of your entire harvest;
Whatever is born of the flesh is flesh, and whatever is born of the Spirit is spirit.
And Abel also presented [an offering]-some of the firstborn of his flock and their fat portions. The Lord had regard for Abel and his offering,
Therefore, whatever you want others to do for you, do also the same for them-this is the Law and the Prophets.
- A Good Husband
- Being A Woman Of God
- Brothers Love
- Building Relationships
- Husband And Wife
- Living For God
- Love And Relationships
- Love Fellow Christians!
- Love Marriage
- Loving Everyone
- Loving Your Wife
- Loving Yourself
- Man And Woman
- Respecting Authority
- Self Image
- Self Love
- Sexual Purity
- Social duties