1 Corinthians 6:12-20 CEB

Avoid sexual immorality

12 I have the freedom to do anything, but not everything is helpful. I have the freedom to do anything, but I won't be controlled by anything.

References for 1 Corinthians 6:12

      13 Food is for the stomach and the stomach is for food, and yet God will do away with both. The body isn't for sexual immorality but for the Lord, and the Lord is for the body.
      14 God has raised the Lord and will raise us through his power.
      15 Don't you know that your bodies are parts of Christ? So then, should I take parts of Christ and make them a part of someone who is sleeping around?a No way!

      References for 1 Corinthians 6:15

        • i 6:15 - Or <i>a prostitute; </i>commonly, women who sell their bodies to multiple sex partners but includes those who are sexually immoral
          16 Don't you know that anyone who is joined to someone who is sleeping around is one body with that person? The scripture says, The two will become one flesh.b

          References for 1 Corinthians 6:16

              17 The one who is joined to the Lord is one spirit with him.
              18 Avoid sexual immorality! Every sin that a person can do is committed outside the body, except those who engage in sexual immorality commit sin against their own bodies.
              19 Or don't you know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit who is in you? Don't you know that you have the Holy Spirit from God, and you don't belong to yourselves?
              20 You have been bought and paid for, so honor God with your body.