1 Corinthians 6:12-18 NIV

Sexual Immorality

12 "Everything is permissible for me"--but not everything is beneficial.1 "Everything is permissible for me"--but I will not be mastered by anything.

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13 "Food for the stomach and the stomach for food"--but God will destroy them both.2 The body is not meant for sexual immorality, but for the Lord,3 and the Lord for the body.

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      14 By his power God raised the Lord from the dead,4 and he will raise us also.5

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      15 Do you not know that your bodies are members of Christ himself ?6 Shall I then take the members of Christ and unite them with a prostitute? Never!

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      16 Do you not know that he who unites himself with a prostitute is one with her in body? For it is said, "The two will become one flesh."a7

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      17 But he who unites himself with the Lord is one with him in spirit.8

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      18 Flee from sexual immorality.9 All other sins a man commits are outside his body, but he who sins sexually sins against his own body.10

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