But if they cannot exercise self-control, they should marry; for it is better to marry than to burn with passion.
Do not be yoked together with unbelievers. For what partnership have righteousness and lawlessness? Or what fellowship has light with darkness?
What harmony has Christ with Belial? Or what has a believer in common with an unbeliever?
18 Flee immorality. Every other sin that a man commits is outside the body, but the immoral man sins against his own body.
19 Do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God? You are not your own;
20 you were bought with a price. Therefore glorify God in your body.
»Food is for the stomach and the stomach for food«but God will destroy them both. The body is not meant for immorality, but for the Lord, and the Lord for the body.
Do not be deceived: »Bad company corrupts good morals.«
Let marriage be held in honor among all, and let the marriage bed be undefiled; for God will judge the immoral and adulterous.
And over all these virtues put on love, which binds them all together in perfect unity.