Respecting Your Body
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What? know ye not that your body is the temple of the Holy Ghost which is in you, which ye have of God, and 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 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 honour;
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 less honourable, upon these we bestow more abundant honour; and our uncomely parts have more abundant comeliness.
Having a good conscience; that, whereas they speak evil of you, as of evildoers, they may be ashamed that falsely accuse your good conversation in Christ.
Let no man therefore judge you in meat, or in drink, or in respect of an holyday, 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 dwelleth in you?
And if Christ be in you, the body is dead because of sin; but the Spirit is life because of righteousness.
Be kindly affectioned one to another with brotherly love; in honour preferring one another;
Nevertheless let every one of you in particular so love his wife even as himself; and the wife see that she reverence 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 shew of wisdom in will worship, and humility, and neglecting of the body; not in any honour to the satisfying of the flesh.
For there are three that bear record in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Ghost: 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 hath not called us unto uncleanness, but unto holiness.
For bodily exercise profiteth 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 Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it;
But speaking the truth in love, may grow up into him in all things, which 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 doeth wrong shall receive for the wrong which he hath done: and there is no respect of persons.
Knowing that whatsoever good thing any man doeth, the same shall he receive of the Lord, whether he be bond or free.
And the LORD shall make thee plenteous in goods, in the fruit of thy body, and in the fruit of thy cattle, and in the fruit of thy ground, in the land which the LORD sware unto thy fathers to give thee.
That ye might walk worthy of the Lord unto all pleasing, being fruitful in every good work, and increasing in the knowledge of God;
And the second is like, namely this, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. There is none other commandment greater than these.
And did not he make one? Yet had he the residue of the spirit. And wherefore one? That he might seek a godly seed. 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.
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 firstlings of his flock and of the fat thereof. And the LORD had respect unto Abel and to his offering:
Therefore all things whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye even so to them: for this is the law and the prophets.
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