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Purity is an essential notion in many religions, including Christianity. Countless scriptures in the Bible emphasize the significance of maintaining purity, not just in the soul but also in the body.

Keeping our bodies pure entails caring for our physical health and well-being and abstaining from sexual immorality. These scriptures counsel and encourage Christians who want to live a pure life in all aspects.

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This article will examine some of the most striking Bible texts about bodily purity and how they might help us live a healthy and holy life.

Bible Verses About Purity Of Body

 1. Matthew 5:8

“Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God.”

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2. Psalm 24:3-4

“Who may ascend into the hill of the Lord? Or who may stand in His holy place? He who has clean hands and a pure heart.”

3. 2 Timothy 2:22

“Flee from youthful lusts and pursue righteousness, faith, love, and peace, with those who call on the Lord out of a pure heart.”

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4. Psalm 51:2

“Wash me thoroughly from my iniquity, and cleanse me from my sin.”

5. Psalm 51:10

“Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me.”

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6. Psalm 145:18

“The Lord is near to all who call upon Him, to all who call upon Him in truth.”

7. Psalm 119:9

“How can a young man keep his way pure? By guarding it according to your word.”

8. Matthew 15:19

“For out of the heart come evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witness, and slander.”

9. Romans 12:2

“Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind.”

10. 2 Corinthians 6:16

“For we are the temple of the living God; as God said, ‘I will make my dwelling among them and walk among them, and I will be their God, and they shall be my people.'”

Biblical Principles for Maintaining Purity of Body

11. 1 Corinthians 6:19

“Or do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit within you, whom you have from God? You are not your own.”

12. Romans 13:13

“Let us walk properly as in the daytime, not in orgies and drunkenness, not in sexual immorality and sensuality, not in quarreling and jealousy.”

13. Titus 2:11-12

“For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation for all people, training us to renounce ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live self-controlled, upright, and godly lives in the present age.”

14. 1 John 2:16

“For all that is in the world—the desires of the flesh and the desires of the eyes and pride in possessions—is not from the Father but is from the world.”

15. Hebrews 12:1

“Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us.”

16. Romans 8:12-13

“Therefore, brothers, we are debtors, not to the flesh, to live according to the flesh. For if you live according to the flesh you will die, but if by the Spirit you put to death the deeds of the body, you will live.”

The Importance of Sexual Purity in Scripture

17. Hebrews 13:4

“Let marriage be held in honor among all, and let the marriage bed be undefiled, for God will judge the sexually immoral and adulterous.”

18. 1 Thessalonians 4:3

“For this is the will of God, your sanctification: that you abstain from sexual immorality.”

19. 1 Corinthians 6:18

“Flee from sexual immorality. Every other sin a person commits is outside the body, but the sexually immoral person sins against his own body.”

20. Matthew 5:28

“But I say to you that everyone who looks at a woman with lustful intent has already committed adultery with her in his heart.”

21. 1 Corinthians 6:19-20

“Or do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit within you, whom you have from God? You are not your own, for you were bought with a price. So glorify God in your body.”

22. Matthew 15:19

“For out of the heart come evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, sexual immorality, thefts, false witness, slander.”

23. Romans 13:13

“Let us walk properly as in the daytime, not in orgies and drunkenness, not in sexual immorality and sensuality, not in quarreling and jealousy.”

24. Ephesians 5:3

“But sexual immorality and all impurity or covetousness must not even be named among you, as is proper among saints.”

25. Colossians 3:5

“Put to death therefore what is earthly in you: sexual immorality, impurity, passion, evil desire, and covetousness, which is idolatry.”

Scriptures on Avoiding Sinful Habits Against Your Body

26. Ephesians 5:18

“And do not get drunk with wine, for that is debauchery, but be filled with the Spirit.”

27. Galatians 5:1

“For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore, and do not submit again to a yoke of slavery.”

28. 1 Corinthians 15:33

“Do not be deceived: ‘Bad company ruins good morals.”

29. Romans 13:13

“Let us walk properly as in the daytime, not in orgies and drunkenness, not in sexual immorality and sensuality, not in quarreling and jealousy.”

30. Romans 13:14

“But put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no provision for the flesh, to gratify its desires.”

31. 1 Peter 4:1

“Therefore, since Christ suffered in the flesh, arm yourselves also with the same way of thinking, for whoever has suffered in the flesh has ceased from sin.”

32. Titus 2:11-12

“For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation for all people, training us to renounce ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live self-controlled, upright, and godly lives in the present age.”

33. Galatians 5:24

“And those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires.”

The Connection Between Purity of Body and Purity of Heart

34. Matthew 5:8

“Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God.”

35. Psalm 51:10

“Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a right spirit within me.”

36. Psalm 51:2

“Wash me thoroughly from my iniquity, and cleanse me from my sin.”

36. Matthew 15:19

“For out of the heart come evil thoughts, murder, adultery, sexual immorality, theft, false witness, slander.”

37. 1 Corinthians 6:15

“Do you not know that your bodies are members of Christ? Shall I then take the members of Christ and make them members of a prostitute? Never!”

38. Matthew 5:30

“And if your right hand causes you to sin, cut it off and throw it away. For it is better that you lose one of your members than that your whole body go into hell.”

39. Proverbs 4:23

“Keep your heart with all vigilance, for from it flow the springs of life.”

40. Philippians 4:8

“Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things.”

41. Galatians 5:22-23

“But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.”

42. 1 Timothy 4:12

“Let no one despise you for your youth, but set the believers an example in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith, in purity.”

43. Romans 12:2

“Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.”

44. 1 Peter 2:11

“Beloved, I urge you as sojourners and exiles to abstain from the passions of the flesh, which wage war against your soul.”

Scriptures on Renewal and Restoration:

45. Psalm 51:10

“Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a right spirit within me.”

46. 2 Corinthians 5:17

“Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come.”

47. Romans 12:2

“And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may prove what the will of God is, that which is good and acceptable and perfect.”

48. Proverbs 28:13

“He who conceals his transgressions will not prosper, But he who confesses and forsakes them will find compassion.”

49. Acts 3:19

“Repent therefore, and turn back, that your sins may be blotted out.”

50. Hebrews 8:12

“For I will be merciful toward their iniquities, and I will remember their sins no more.”

51. Psalm 32:5

“I acknowledged my sin to you, and I did not cover my iniquity; I said, “I will confess my transgressions to the Lord,” and you forgave the iniquity of my sin.”

52. Lamentations 3:22-23

“The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases; his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.”

53. 1 John 1:9

“If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.”

54. Ezekiel 36:26

“And I will give you a new heart, and a new spirit I will put within you. And I will remove the heart of stone from your flesh and give you a heart of flesh.”

What Does The Bible Say About Purity Of Body

The Bible teaches that our bodies are temples of the Holy Spirit, and we should keep them pure and holy (1 Corinthians 6:19-20). We must, therefore, be mindful of what we do with our bodies, what we eat, how we exercise, and how we treat others.

God created our bodies as a gift, and we should not abuse them in any way. Instead, we should honor God by keeping our bodies healthy and pure.

The Bible also warns us against impurity and sexual immorality. 1 Corinthians 6:18 says, “Flee from sexual immorality. Every other sin a person commits is outside the body, but the sexually immoral person sins against his own body.”

This verse tells us that sexual sin uniquely and profoundly impacts our bodies. Sexual immorality can lead to physical, emotional, and spiritual consequences that harm our health and relationship with God.

Moreover, the Bible teaches us that our bodies are not our own, and we should use them to glorify God. 1 Corinthians 10:31 says, “So whether you eat or drink or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God.”

We should, therefore, take care of our bodies by eating healthy food, exercising regularly, and avoiding harmful habits such as smoking and drug use.

Conclusion

The Bible has numerous verses emphasizing the significance of bodily purity. We can maintain physical and spiritual health by avoiding impure actions such as sexual immorality, substance misuse, and harmful habits.

These biblical teachings remind us that our bodies are a gift from God that we must honor and respect. We can draw closer to God and experience the abundant life He has given us if we endeavor to live pure and holy lives.

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