Sexual Sin, Nature Of
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Now the deeds of the flesh are evident, which are: immorality, impurity, sensuality,
The night is almost gone, and the day is near Therefore let us lay aside the deeds of darkness and put on the armor of light.
Therefore consider the members of your earthly body as dead to immorality, impurity, passion, evil desire, and greed, which amounts to idolatry.
"For out of the heart come evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witness, slanders.
"For from within, out of the heart of men, proceed the evil thoughts, fornications, thefts, murders, adulteries,
Flee immorality. Every other sin that a man commits is outside the body, but the immoral man sins against his own body.
'Do not defile yourselves by any of these things; for by all these the nations which I am casting out before you have become defiled.
BECAUSE HIS JUDGMENTS ARE TRUE AND RIGHTEOUS; for He has judged the great harlot who was corrupting the earth with her immorality, and HE HAS AVENGED THE BLOOD OF HIS BOND-SERVANTS ON HER."
and if He rescued righteous Lot, oppressed by the sensual conduct of unprincipled men
Ham, the father of Canaan, saw the nakedness of his father, and told his two brothers outside.
Now the sons of Jacob came in from the field when they heard it; and the men were grieved, and they were very angry because he had done a disgraceful thing in Israel by lying with Jacob's daughter, for such a thing ought not to be done.
Now it was about three months later that Judah was informed, "Your daughter-in-law Tamar has played the harlot, and behold, she is also with child by harlotry." Then Judah said, "Bring her out and let her be burned!"
Now when King David heard of all these matters, he was very angry.
I am afraid that when I come again my God may humiliate me before you, and I may mourn over many of those who have sinned in the past and not repented of the impurity, immorality and sensuality which they have practiced.
"So I Myself have also stripped your skirts off over your face, That your shame may be seen.
"Then I will draw near to you for judgment; and I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers and against the adulterers and against those who swear falsely, and against those who oppress the wage earner in his wages, the widow and the orphan, and those who turn aside the alien and do not fear Me," says the LORD of hosts.
"If any man takes a wife and goes in to her and then turns against her,
"You shall not commit adultery.
"If a man is found lying with a married woman, then both of them shall die, the man who lay with the woman, and the woman; thus you shall purge the evil from Israel.
"None of the daughters of Israel shall be a cult prostitute, nor shall any of the sons of Israel be a cult prostitute.
"But if in the field the man finds the girl who is engaged, and the man forces her and lies with her, then only the man who lies with her shall die.
'You shall not lie with a male as one lies with a female; it is an abomination.
'If there is a man who lies with a male as those who lie with a woman, both of them have committed a detestable act; they shall surely be put to death. Their bloodguiltiness is upon them.
'If there is a man who lies with an animal, he shall surely be put to death; you shall also kill the animal.
'None of you shall approach any blood relative of his to uncover nakedness; I am the LORD.
'If there is a man who takes his sister, his father's daughter or his mother's daughter, so that he sees her nakedness and she sees his nakedness, it is a disgrace; and they shall be cut off in the sight of the sons of their people. He has uncovered his sister's nakedness; he bears his guilt.
'If there is a man who lies with a menstruous woman and uncovers her nakedness, he has laid bare her flow, and she has exposed the flow of her blood; thus both of them shall be cut off from among their people.
"You have heard that it was said, 'YOU SHALL NOT COMMIT ADULTERY';
"It was said, 'WHOEVER SENDS HIS WIFE AWAY, LET HIM GIVE HER A CERTIFICATE OF DIVORCE';
Therefore God gave them over in the lusts of their hearts to impurity, so that their bodies would be dishonored among them.
Do you not know that your bodies are members of Christ? Shall I then take away the members of Christ and make them members of a prostitute? May it never be!
Marriage is to be held in honor among all, and the marriage bed is to be undefiled; for fornicators and adulterers God will judge.
For this is the will of God, your sanctification; that is, that you abstain from sexual immorality;
that you abstain from things sacrificed to idols and from blood and from things strangled and from fornication; if you keep yourselves free from such things, you will do well. Farewell."
But immorality or any impurity or greed must not even be named among you, as is proper among saints;
but like the Holy One who called you, be holy yourselves also in all your behavior;
'For I am the LORD your God Consecrate yourselves therefore, and be holy, for I am holy. And you shall not make yourselves unclean with any of the swarming things that swarm on the earth.
Therefore, since Christ has suffered in the flesh, arm yourselves also with the same purpose, because he who has suffered in the flesh has ceased from sin,
'But I have a few things against you, because you have there some who hold the teaching of Balaam, who kept teaching Balak to put a stumbling block before the sons of Israel, to eat things sacrificed to idols and to commit acts of immorality.
It is actually reported that there is immorality among you, and immorality of such a kind as does not exist even among the Gentiles, that someone has his father's wife.
'But I have this against you, that you tolerate the woman Jezebel, who calls herself a prophetess, and she teaches and leads My bond-servants astray so that they commit acts of immorality and eat things sacrificed to idols.
'I gave her time to repent, and she does not want to repent of her immorality.
While Israel remained at Shittim, the people began to play the harlot with the daughters of Moab.
"Thus says the LORD, 'Behold, I will raise up evil against you from your own household; I will even take your wives before your eyes and give them to your companion, and he will lie with your wives in broad daylight.
For many are the victims she has cast down, And numerous are all her slain.
"But for the cowardly and unbelieving and abominable and murderers and immoral persons and sorcerers and idolaters and all liars, their part will be in the lake that burns with fire and brimstone, which is the second death."
For this you know with certainty, that no immoral or impure person or covetous man, who is an idolater, has an inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and God.
and if He condemned the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah to destruction by reducing them to ashes, having made them an example to those who would live ungodly lives thereafter;
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