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37 Bible Verses about Respecting Your Body

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1 Corinthians 6:16

Or, are you not aware that a man who has to do with a prostitute makes his body one with hers? For God says, "The two shall be physically one."

1 Corinthians 12:23

and the parts of it we deem devoid of honor we dress with special honor, and our ill-shaped parts receive more careful attention,

1 Thessalonians 4:12

so that you may live influentially with the outsiders, and not be dependent on anybody.

John 2:21

But He meant the sanctuary of His body.

Colossians 2:23

Such practices have the outward expression of wisdom, with their self-imposed devotions, their self-humiliation, their torturings of the body, but they are of no value; they really satisfy the lower nature.

Romans 8:12

So, brothers, we are under obligations, but not to our lower nature to live by the standard set by it;

Ephesians 5:28

This is the way married men ought to love their wives, as they do their own bodies. The married man who loves his wife is really loving himself,

James 2:9

but if you show partiality, you are committing sin, because you are convicted by the law as lawbreakers.

1 Corinthians 11:27

So whoever eats the bread and drinks from the Lord's cup in an unworthy way is guilty of sinning against the Lord's body and blood.

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