All you’re doing is providing fuel for more wrong, more injustice, bringing more hurt to the people of your own spiritual family. You wouldn’t take the Master’s body off to a whorehouse, would you? Is it possible that there isn’t one levelheaded person among you who can make fair decisions when disagreements and disputes come up? My First Message: A Devotional Bible for Kids, The Message // REMIX 2.0, Soft Imitation Leather, Color Spectrum, The Message Large-Print Deluxe Gift Bible--soft leather-look, green, The Message Large Print Edition, Deluxe Lavender Linen Hardcover. 1 Corinthians 6:19-20 The Message (MSG) 16-20 There’s more to sex than mere skin on skin. If someday you are going to rule on the world’s fate, wouldn’t it be a good idea to practice on some of these smaller cases? Try it free for 30 days. An integrated digital Bible study library - including complete notes from the NIV Study Bible and the NKJV MacArthur Study Bible, 2nd Edition - is just a step away! Since then, you’ve been cleaned up and given a fresh start by Jesus, our Master, our Messiah, and by our God present in us, the Spirit. Three easy steps to start your free trial subscription to Bible Gateway Plus. Unjust people who don’t care about God will not be joining in his kingdom. Wouldn’t it be far better to just take it, to let yourselves be wronged and forget it? The physical part of you is not some piece of property belonging to the spiritual part of you. Is it possible that there isn’t one levelheaded person among you who can make fair decisions when disagreements and disputes come up? So why not these everyday affairs? 14-15 God honored the Master’s body by raising it from the grave. Try Bible Gateway Plus free for 30 days. How can they render justice if they don’t believe in the God of justice? God owns the whole works. Copyright © 1993, 2002, 2018 by Eugene H. Peterson, You'll get this book and many others when you join Bible Gateway Plus. Try it for 30 days FREE. I don’t believe it. Conference Message. Or didn’t you realize that your body is a sacred place, the place of the Holy Spirit? John Piper Feb 8, 1981 2.5K Shares Sermon. If I went around doing whatever I thought I could get by with, I’d be a slave to my whims. 15 1-2 Friends, let me go over the Message with you one final time— this Message that I proclaimed and that you made your own; this Message on which you took your stand and by which your life has been saved. If I went around doing whatever I thought I could get by with, I’d be a slave to my whims. The physical part of you is not some piece of property belonging to the spiritual part of you. 5-6 I say this as bluntly as I can to wake you up to the stupidity of what you’re doing. Unjust people who don’t care about God will not be joining in his kingdom. The day is coming when the world is going to stand before a jury made up of followers of Jesus. This is complex and often misunderstood, but I want you to be informed and knowledgeable. So let people see God in and through your body. You’ve already claimed your free trial of Bible Gateway Plus. Why, we’re even going to judge angels! I say this as bluntly as I can to wake you up to the stupidity of what you’re doing. If someday you are going to rule on the world’s fate, wouldn’t it be a good idea to practice on some of these smaller cases? When you think you have been wronged, does it make any sense to go before a court that knows nothing of God’s ways instead of a family of Christians? When you think you have been wronged, does it make any sense to go before a court that knows nothing of God’s ways instead of a family of Christians? 7-8 These court cases are an ugly blot on your community. 1 Corinthians 6 1-4 And how dare you take each other to court! Those who use and abuse each other, use and abuse sex, use and abuse the earth and everything in it, don’t qualify as citizens in God’s kingdom. 2 If I speak God’s Word with power, revealing all his mysteries and making everything plain as day, and if I have faith that says to a mountain, “Jump,” and it jumps, but I don’t love, I’m nothing. So let people see God in and through your body. Is it possible that there isn’t one levelheaded person among you who can make fair decisions when disagreements and disputes come up? What are the benefits of creating an account? Don’t you see that you can’t live however you please, squandering what God paid such a high price for? When you think you have been wronged, does it make any sense to go before a court that knows nothing of God's ways instead of a family of Christians? Until that time, remember that your bodies are created with the same dignity as the Master’s body. I don’t believe it. You Were Bought with a Price Glorify God with Your Bodies . In sexual sin we violate the sacredness of our own bodies, these bodies that were made for God-given and God-modeled love, for “becoming one” with another. The next step is to choose a monthly or yearly subscription, and then enter your payment information. Since then, you’ve been cleaned up and given a fresh start by Jesus, our Master, our Messiah, and by our God present in us, the Spirit. Since the Master honors you with a body, honor him with your body! 7-8 These court cases are an ugly blot on your community. 12 Just because something is technically legal doesn’t mean that it’s spiritually appropriate. He’ll treat yours with the same resurrection power. There’s more to sex than mere skin on skin. In sexual sin we violate the sacredness of our own bodies, these bodies that were made for God-given and God-modeled love, for “becoming one” with another. Wouldn’t it be far better to just take it, to let yourselves be wronged and forget it? Starting your free trial of Bible Gateway Plus is easy. Copyright © 1993, 2002, 2018 by Eugene H. Peterson, The Message (MSG), Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and access, Contemporary Comparative Side-by-Side Bible (NIV, NKJV, NLT, THE Message), NIV and The Message Side-by-Side Bible, Large Print: for Study and Comparison, Imitation Leather, Brown, The Message Bible, Compact Soft leather-look, tan, The Message, Large Print Premium Leather, Black, The Message, Ministry Edition: The Bible in Contemporary Language. Or didn’t you realize that your body is a sacred place, the place of the Holy Spirit? He’ll treat yours with the same resurrection power. David Mathis Mar 29, 2020 5.7K Shares Sermon. These court cases are an ugly blot on your community. Why, we’re even going to judge angels! So why not these everyday affairs? In sexual sin we violate the sacredness of our own bodies, these bodies that were made for God-given and God-modeled love, for “becoming one” with another. You wouldn’t take the Master’s body off to a whorehouse, would you? Sex is as much spiritual mystery as physical fact. I should hope not. As written in Scripture, “The two become one.” (1 Corinthians 6:17 RSV) The Lord is a Spirit, and we are human spirits, and when regeneration occurs there is a fusing of identity. 9-11 Don’t you realize that this is not the way to live? 12 1-3 What I want to talk about now is the various ways God’s Spirit gets worked into our lives. To manage your subscription, visit your Bible Gateway account settings. 5-6 I say this as bluntly as I can to wake you up to the stupidity of what you’re doing. Sex is as much spiritual mystery as physical fact. Well, it may be true that the body is only a temporary thing, but that’s no excuse for stuffing your body with food, or indulging it with sex. Wouldn’t it be far better to just take it, to let yourselves be wronged and forget it? Those who use and abuse each other, use and abuse sex, use and abuse the earth and everything in it, don’t qualify as citizens in God’s kingdom. (1 Corinthians 6:13 RSV) And then in Verse 17,...he who is united to the Lord becomes one spirit with him. Step 1 - Create an account or log in to start your free trial. If I went around doing whatever I thought I could get by with, I’d be a slave to my whims. 5-6 I say this as bluntly as I can to wake you up to the stupidity of what you’re doing. God owns the whole works. Scripture: 1 Corinthians 6:13–14. You’re already logged in with your Bible Gateway account. Begin reading God's Word ad-free with instant access to your new online study library. Sex and the Single Person. As written in Scripture, “The two become one.” Since we want to become spiritually one with the Master, we must not pursue the kind of sex that avoids commitment and intimacy, leaving us more lonely than ever—the kind of sex that can never “become one.” There is a sense in which sexual sins are different from all others. The day is coming when the world is going to stand before a jury made up of followers of Jesus. So let people see God in and through your body. And here you are taking each other to court before people who don’t even believe in God! Learn more. The day is coming when the world is going to stand before a jury made up of followers of Jesus. When you think you have been wronged, does it make any sense to go before a court that knows nothing of God’s ways instead of a family of Christians?