Romans 1:21-25 NIV

21 For although they knew God, they neither glorified him as God nor gave thanks to him, but their thinking became futile and their foolish hearts were darkened.1

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22 Although they claimed to be wise, they became fools2

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23 and exchanged the glory of the immortal God for images3 made to look like mortal man and birds and animals and reptiles.

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24 Therefore God gave them over4 in the sinful desires of their hearts to sexual impurity for the degrading of their bodies with one another.5

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25 They exchanged the truth of God for a lie,6 and worshiped and served created things7 rather than the Creator--who is forever praised.8 Amen.9

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