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46 Bible Verses about Respecting Your Body
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Or do you not know that your body is the temple of the Holy Spirit who is in you, whom you have from God, and you are not your own?
For you were bought at a price. Therefore glorify God with your body.
But I want you to know 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 body in holiness and honor,
You must not slash your body for a dead person or incise a tattoo on yourself. I am the Lord.
and those members we consider less honorable we clothe with greater honor, and our unpresentable members are clothed with dignity,
Yet do it with courtesy and respect, keeping a good conscience, so that those who slander your good conduct in Christ may be put to shame when they accuse you.
Therefore do not let anyone judge you with respect to food or drink, or in the matter of a feast, new moon, or Sabbath days --
Honor all people, love the family of believers, fear God, honor the king.
Do you not know that you are God's temple and that God's Spirit lives in you?
But if Christ is in you, your body is dead because of sin, but the Spirit is your life because of righteousness.
Be devoted to one another with mutual love, showing eagerness in honoring one another.
Nevertheless, each one of you must also love his own wife as he loves himself, and the wife must respect her husband.
Therefore, since we have these promises, dear friends, let us cleanse ourselves from everything that could defile the body and the spirit, and thus accomplish holiness out of reverence for God.
Even though they have the appearance of wisdom with their self-imposed worship and false humility achieved by an unsparing treatment of the body -- a wisdom with no true value -- they in reality result in fleshly indulgence.
Neither was man created for the sake of woman, but woman for man.
Do not be wise in your own estimation; fear the Lord and turn away from evil.
For God did not call us to impurity but in holiness.
For "physical exercise has some value, but godliness is valuable in every way. It holds promise for the present life and for the life to come."
For a man should not have his head covered, since he is the image and glory of God. But the woman is the glory of the man.
Husbands, love your wives just as Christ loved the church and gave himself for her
But practicing the truth in love, we will in all things grow up into Christ, who is the head.
Slaves, obey your human masters with fear and trembling, in the sincerity of your heart as to Christ,
For the one who does wrong will be repaid for his wrong, and there are no exceptions.
because you know that each person, whether slave or free, if he does something good, this will be rewarded by the Lord.
The Lord will greatly multiply your children, the offspring of your livestock, and the produce of your soil in the land which he promised your ancestors he would give you.
so that you may live worthily of the Lord and please him in all respects -- bearing fruit in every good deed, growing in the knowledge of God,
The second is: 'Love your neighbor as yourself.' There is no other commandment greater than these."
No one who has even a small portion of the Spirit in him does this. What did our ancestor do when seeking a child from God? Be attentive, then, to your own spirit, for one should not be disloyal to the wife he took in his youth.
If we live by the Spirit, let us also behave in accordance with the Spirit.
Honor the Lord from your wealth and from the first fruits of all your crops;
What is born of the flesh is flesh, and what is born of the Spirit is spirit.
But Abel brought some of the firstborn of his flock -- even the fattest of them. And the Lord was pleased with Abel and his offering,
In everything, treat others as you would want them to treat you, for this fulfills the law and the prophets.
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