March 3, 2024

Lust and adultery

Passage: Leviticus 20:10; Deuteronomy 24:1-4; Matthew 5:17-18, 27-32, 48; 15:18-20
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Theme: Jesus Christ has come to save adulterers; watch over your desires, serve your spouse

Keep your heart with all vigilance, for from it flow the springs of life. - Proverbs 4:23
For the commandment is a lamp and the teaching a light, and the reproofs of discipline are the way of life, to preserve you from the evil woman, from the smooth tongue of the adulteress. Do not desire her beauty in your heart, and do not let her capture you with her eyelashes... - Proverbs 6:23-25
And now, O sons, listen to me, and be attentive to the words of my mouth. Let not your heart turn aside to her [the adulteress'] ways; do not stray into her paths, for many a victim has she laid low, and all her slain are a mighty throng. - Proverbs 7:24-26

Let marriage be held in honour among all, and let the marriage bed be undefiled, for God will judge the sexually immoral and adulterous. - Hebrews 13:4