But if they cannot control themselves, they should marry, for it is better to marry than to burn with passion.
Do two walk together unless they have agreed to do so?
Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it.
Houses and wealth are inherited from parents, but a prudent wife is from the LORD.
The LORD God said, "It is not good for the man to be alone. I will make a helper suitable for him."
Do not be yoked together with unbelievers. For what do righteousness and wickedness have in common? Or what fellowship can light have with darkness?
What harmony is there between Christ and Belial "? Or what does a believer have in common with an unbeliever?
Flee from sexual immorality. All other sins a person commits are outside the body, but whoever sins sexually, sins against their own body.
Do you not know that your bodies are temples of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God? You are not your own;
you were bought at a price. Therefore honor God with your bodies.
You say, "Food for the stomach and the stomach for food, and God will destroy them both." The body, however, is not meant for sexual immorality but for the Lord, and the Lord for the body.
Do not be misled: "Bad company corrupts good character." [^5]
Marriage should be honored by all, and the marriage bed kept pure, for God will judge the adulterer and all the sexually immoral.
And over all these virtues put on love, which binds them all together in perfect unity.