1 Thessalonians 4:3-7 NIV

3 It is God's will1 that you should be sanctified: that you should avoid sexual immorality;2

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4 that each of you should learn to control his own bodya3 in a way that is holy and honorable,

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    • a 4:4 - Or "learn to live with his own wife"; or "learn to acquire a wife"
      5 not in passionate lust4 like the heathen,5 who do not know God;6

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      6 and that in this matter no one should wrong his brother or take advantage of him.7 The Lord will punish men8 for all such sins,9 as we have already told you and warned you.

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      7 For God did not call us to be impure, but to live a holy life.10

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