Respecting Your Body
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What? know you not that your body is the temple of the Holy Spirit who is in you, whom you have of God, and you are not your own?
For you 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 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 own vessel in sanctification and honor;
You shall not make any cuttings in your flesh for the dead, nor tattoo any marks upon you: I am the LORD.
And those members of the body, which we think to be less honorable, upon these we bestow more abundant honor; and our less respectable parts have greater respect.
Having a good conscience; that, whereas they speak evil of you, as of evildoers, they may be ashamed that falsely accuse your good behavior in Christ.
Let no man therefore judge you in food, or in drink, or in respect of a holy day, or of the new moon, or of the sabbath days:
Honor all men. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honor the king.
Know you not that you are the temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwells in you?
And if Christ be in you, the body is dead because of sin; but the Spirit is life because of righteousness.
Be tender loving one to another with brotherly love; in honor preferring one another;
Nevertheless let every one of you in particular so love his wife even as himself; and the wife see that she respect 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 self-imposed worship, and humility, and neglecting of the body; not in any value to the indulgence 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 your own eyes: fear the LORD, and depart from evil.
For God has not called us unto uncleanness, but unto holiness.
For bodily exercise profits for a little while: 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, since he is the image and glory of God: but the woman is the glory of the man.
Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it;
But speaking the truth in love, may grow up into him in all things, who is the head, even Christ:
Servants, be obedient to them that are your masters according to the flesh, with fear and trembling, in singleness of your heart, as unto Christ;
But he that does wrong shall receive for the wrong which he has done: and there is no respect of persons.
Knowing that whatsoever good thing any man does, the same shall he receive of the Lord, whether he be bond or free.
And the LORD shall make you bountiful in goods, in the fruit of your body, and in the fruit of your cattle, and in the fruit of your ground, in the land which the LORD swore unto your fathers to give you.
That you might walk worthy of the Lord, fully pleasing, being fruitful in every good work, and increasing in the knowledge of God;
And the second is like, namely this, You shall love your neighbor as yourself. There is no other commandment greater than these.
And did not he make them one? Yet had he the remnant of the spirit. And why one? That he might seek a godly offspring. Therefore take heed to your spirit, and let none deal treacherously against the wife of his youth.
If we live in the Spirit, let us also walk in the Spirit.
Honor the LORD with your substance, and with the firstfruits of all your 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 firstlings of his flock and of the fat thereof. And the LORD had respect unto Abel and to his offering:
Therefore all things whatsoever you would that men should do to you, do you even so to them: for this is the law and the prophets.
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