Bible: 1 Cor 6:13-7:2

6:13 Food is for the stomach and the stomach is for food, but God will do away with both.” 1  The body is not for sexual immorality, but for the Lord, and the Lord for the body. 6:14 Now God indeed raised the Lord and he will raise us by his power. 6:15 Do you not know that your bodies are members of Christ? Should I take the members of Christ and make them members of a prostitute? Never! 6:16 Or do you not know that anyone who is united with 2  a prostitute is one body with her? 3  For it is said, “The two will become one flesh.” 4  6:17 But the one united with 5  the Lord is one spirit with him. 6  6:18 Flee sexual immorality! “Every sin a person commits is outside of the body 7 but the immoral person sins against his own body. 6:19 Or do you not know that your body is the temple of the Holy Spirit who is in you, 8  whom you have from God, and you are not your own? 6:20 For you were bought at a price. Therefore glorify God with your body.

Celibacy and Marriage

7:1 Now with regard to the issues you wrote about: “It is good for a man not to have sexual relations with a woman.” 9  7:2 But because of immoralities, each man should have relations with 10  his own wife and each woman with 11  her own husband.

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