Respecting Your Body
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What? know ye not that your body is the temple of the Holy Spirit who is in you, whom ye have of God, and that ye are not your own?
For ye are bought with a price, therefore glorify God in your body and in your spirit, which are God's.
But I would have you know that the head of every man is the Christ, and the head of the woman is the man, and the head of Christ is God.
that every one of you should know how to possess his vessel in sanctification and honesty,
Ye shall not make any cuttings in your flesh for the dead, nor print any marks upon you. I am the LORD.
and those members of the body which we think to be more vile, these we dress with more abundant honour; and those in us who are more indecent have more honesty.
having a good conscience, so in that which they murmur against you as of evildoers, those that blaspheme your good conversation in the Christ may be confused.
Let no one therefore judge you in food or in drink or in respect of a feast day or of the new moon or of the sabbath days,
Honour all men. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honour the king.
Know ye not that ye are the temple of God and that the Spirit of God dwells in you?
But if Christ is in you, the body is truly dead because of sin, but the Spirit is alive because of righteousness.
loving one another with brotherly love, with honour preferring one another;
Nevertheless, let each one of you do likewise, let each one so love his wife even as himself, and let the wife see that she reverences her husband.
Having therefore these promises, dearly beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all filthiness of the flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.
which things have indeed a show of wisdom in will worship and humility and neglecting of the body, but they have absolutely no value against the appetites of the flesh.
For there are three that bear witness in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Spirit; and these three are one.
Neither was the man created for the woman, but the woman for the man.
Be not wise in thine own eyes; fear the LORD and depart from evil.
For God has not called us unto uncleanness, but unto sanctification.
For bodily exercise profits a little, but godliness is profitable unto all things, having promise of the life that now is and of that which is to come.
For a man indeed ought not to cover his head, forasmuch as he is the image and glory of God; but the woman is the glory of the man.
Husbands, love your wives even as the Christ also loved the congregation and gave himself for her,
but following the truth in charity, let us grow up into him in all things, who is the head, the Christ:
Slaves, be obedient to those that are your masters according to the flesh, with fear and trembling, in simplicity of your heart as unto the Christ,
But he that does wrong shall receive the wrong which he has done, now that there is no respect of persons.
knowing that whatever good thing anyone does, the same shall they receive of the Lord, whether they are slaves or free.
And the LORD shall cause thee to have good in abundance in the fruit of thy body and in the fruit of thy beasts and in the fruit of thy ground, upon the land which the LORD swore unto thy fathers to give thee.
that ye might walk worthy of the Lord, pleasing him in everything, being fruitful in every good work, and growing in the knowledge of God,
And the second is like it, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. There is no other commandment greater than these.
And did he not make one, having in himself abundance of the Spirit? And why one? That he might seek offspring of God. Therefore take heed to your spirit and let no one deal treacherously against the wife of his youth.
If we live by the Spirit, let us also walk in the Spirit.
Honour the LORD with thy substance and with the firstfruits of all thine increase:
That which is born of the flesh is flesh, and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit.
And Abel, he also brought of the firstborn of his flock and of the fat thereof. And the LORD looked upon Abel and his present,
Therefore, all things whatsoever ye desire that men should do unto you, so also shall ye do unto them, for this is the law and the prophets.
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