Sexual Purity

Most Relevant Verses

1 Corinthians 5:10

Not [meaning of course that you must] altogether shun the immoral people of this world, or the greedy graspers and cheats and thieves or idolaters, since otherwise you would need to get out of the world and human society altogether!

1 Timothy 1:10

[For] impure and immoral persons, those who abuse themselves with men, kidnapers, liars, perjurers -- "and whatever else is opposed to wholesome teaching and sound doctrine

1 Corinthians 6:13

Food [is intended] for the stomach and the stomach for food, but God will finally end [the functions of] both and bring them to nothing. The body is not intended for sexual immorality, but [is intended] for the Lord, and the Lord [is intended] for the body [ to save, sanctify, and raise it again].

1 Corinthians 6:11

And such some of you were [once]. But you were washed clean (purified by a complete atonement for sin and made free from the guilt of sin), and you were consecrated (set apart, hallowed), and you were justified [pronounced righteous, by trusting] in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ and in the [Holy] Spirit of our God.

Colossians 3:6

It is on account of these [very sins] that the [holy] anger of God is ever coming upon the sons of disobedience (those who are obstinately opposed to the divine will),

Deuteronomy 23:2

A person begotten out of wedlock shall not enter into the assembly of the Lord; even to his tenth generation shall his descendants not enter into the congregation of the Lord.

1 Thessalonians 4:6

That no man transgress and overreach his brother and defraud him in this matter or defraud his brother in business. For the Lord is an avenger in all these things, as we have already warned you solemnly and told you plainly.

Acts 15:20

But we should send word to them in writing to abstain from and avoid anything that has been polluted by being offered to idols, and all sexual impurity, and [eating meat of animals] that have been strangled, and [tasting of] blood.

Luke 1:34

And Mary said to the angel, How can this be, since I have no [intimacy with any man as a] husband?

Revelation 9:21

And they did not repent of their murders or their practice of magic (sorceries) or their sexual vice or their thefts.

Matthew 15:17

Do you not see and understand that whatever goes into the mouth passes into the abdomen and so passes on into the place where discharges are deposited?

Leviticus 15:18

The woman also with whom a man with emission of semen shall lie, they shall both bathe themselves in water, and be unclean until evening.

Acts 15:29

That you abstain from what has been sacrificed to idols and from [tasting] blood and from [eating the meat of animals] that have been strangled and from sexual impurity. If you keep yourselves from these things, you will do well. Farewell [be strong]!

Leviticus 18:1

And the Lord said to Moses,

Proverbs 2:16

[Discretion shall watch over you, understanding shall keep you] to deliver you from the alien woman, from the outsider with her flattering words,

Deuteronomy 22:23

If a maiden who is a virgin is engaged to be married, and a man finds her in the city and lies with her,

Ephesians 5:17

Therefore do not be vague and thoughtless and foolish, but understanding and firmly grasping what the will of the Lord is.

Revelation 14:4

These are they who have not defiled themselves by relations with women, for they are [ pure as] virgins. These are they who follow the Lamb wherever He goes. These are they who have been ransomed (purchased, redeemed) from among men as the firstfruits for God and the Lamb.

1 Corinthians 5:8

Therefore, let us keep the feast, not with old leaven, nor with leaven of vice and malice and wickedness, but with the unleavened [bread] of purity (nobility, honor) and sincerity and [unadulterated] truth.

Exodus 19:10

And the Lord said to Moses, Go and sanctify the people [set them apart for God] today and tomorrow, and let them wash their clothes

Ephesians 4:19

In their spiritual apathy they have become callous and past feeling and reckless and have abandoned themselves [a prey] to unbridled sensuality, eager and greedy to indulge in every form of impurity [that their depraved desires may suggest and demand].

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