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Bible Verses on Sexuality:

Based on The True Love Waits Bible

Non-italicized text is from the New Revised Standard Version Bible

P = listed under a previous subject

red = words of Christ

Abortion

Abstinence

Abuse

Appearance

Bible

Boredom

Communication

Courage

Dating

Decisions

Divorce

Doubt

Forgiveness

Freedom

Friendship

Growth

Happiness

Homosexuality

Integrity

Living Together

Love

Jesus' Love

Lust

Making a difference

Marriage

Masturbation

Music

Parents

Passion for God

Prayer

Pressure

Priorities

Proverbs

Right & Wrong

Self Image

Sex, Christian attitude

Sex, Consequences

Sex outside of marriage

Sin

Taking a Stand

Temptation

Thoughts

Virginity

Waiting




Abortion

Ex

1:17

midwives feared God

Ex

2:1

birth of Moses

Ex

21:22-25

injure a pregnant woman

Ps

139

you have searched me and known me.

Isa

49:1-5

The LORD called me before I was born

Jer

1:4-5

Before I formed you in the womb

Jer

20:14-18

did not kill me in the womb

Lk

1:15

even before his birth

Abstinence

1 Cor

6:18-20

sins against the body itself.

I Thes

4:3-5

control your own body

Abuse

Gen

16

God who sees me

Gen

34

Dinah & Shechemites

2 Sam

13:1-22

Amnon and Tamar

1 Chr

10:4

Death rather than abuse

Isa

50:1-9

The servant's obedience

Isa

52:13-53:12

The suffering servant

1 Pet 2:20

do right and suffer for it:

1 Cor 9:18

my rights

Heb 10:33

partners with those so treated

Appearance

Gen

3:6

delight to the eyes

Gen

39:6

Joseph & Potiphar's wife

1 Sam

16:1-13

he was ruddy

Pr

31:30

Charm is deceitful

2 Cor

10:12

compare themselves with one another

1 Pet

3:1-7

gentle and quiet spirit

Bible

2 Tim

2:15

rightly explaining the word of truth.

Heb

4:12

word of God is living and active

Boredom

Ps

42:1-2

As a deer longs for flowing streams,

Mat

5:6

hunger and thirst for righteousness,

Mat

12:43-45

finds it empty

Communication

Pr

15:1

A soft answer turns away wrath

wrath:

Eph 4:26

Be angry but do not sin

Mat

12:36,37

every careless word

careless:

Heb 12:16

Esau's carelessness

Eph 5:15

Be careful then how you live

Eph

4:15

speaking the truth in love

Eph

5:3

must not even be mentioned

1 Tim

5:1

younger women as sisters

Phil

4:8

whatever is true,

Col

4:6

speech always be gracious

Courage

Joshua

Deborah

Ruth & Boaz

Ruth 1:20

Almighty has dealt bitterly:

Job 1:20

Naked I came from my mother's womb

Ps 22

why have you forsaken

Gen

24

Isaac & Rebekah

Esther

Dating

Pr

4:23

Keep your heart

1 Cor

6:14

bodies are members of Christ?

Col

3:17

And whatever you do,

1 Th

4:2-8 P

control your own body

Decisions

1 Ki

3:28

wisdom of God

Pr

15:22

many advisers

Pr

16

answer of the tongue is from the LORD

Col

3:17 P

in the name of the Lord Jesus

Titus

1:15

To the pure all things are pure

Divorce

Gen

2:24

one flesh

Dt

24:1-4

Laws concerning Marriage and Divorce

Mal

2:14

I hate divorce

Mat

1:19

planned to dismiss her quietly

Mat

5:31-32

causes her to commit adultery

Mat

19

Why then did Moses command

John

4:18

five husbands

1 Cor

7

Paul on marriage

Doubt

Rom

14:22

those who have doubts

 1 Jn

know:

4:13

we have seen and do testify

Jn 21:24

This is the disciple

Lk 1:1

after investigating everything carefully

2 Pet 1:16

follow cleverly devised myths

Forgiveness

Ps

51

Create in me a clean heart

v. 4

Against you, you alone:

Lk 15:21

against heaven and before you

Gen 39:8

sin against God

Ps

86:5

you, O Lord, are good and forgiving

Ps

103

who forgives all your iniquity

Isa

1:10-18

Come now, let us argue it out,

Mat

6:14

if you forgive others

Mat

18:12

does he not leave the ninety-nine

Mk

2:1-17

Son, your sins are forgiven

Lk

7:36-end

Sinful woman anoints Jesus

Lk

15:11

prodigal son

Jn

8:1-11

first to throw a stone at her

Rom

3:21

all have sinned

Freedom

Jn

8:31

truth will make you free

truth:

Jn 17:17

your word is truth

Rom

6:8

slaves of righteousness

1 Cor

6:19

you are not your own

Gal

5:1,13

submit again to a yoke of slavery, opportunity for self-indulgence

1 Pet

2:16

freedom as a pretext for evil

Friendship

1 Sam

18

David & Jonathan

 v.1

loved him as his own soul:

Lk 10:27

neighbor as yourself:

Lev 19:18... bear a grudge against any

1 Sam

13:3

Jonadab

Pr

17:17

A friend loves at all times

Pr

18:24

true friend sticks closer

Pr

22:24,25

do not associate with hotheads

1 Cor

15:33

Do not be deceived:

Growth

Mk

4:1-20

The Parable of the Sower

Happiness

Ps

23

I shall not want

Ex 20:17

You shall not covet

Pr

10:24

desire of the righteous

Pr

14:13

Even in laughter the heart is sad

Mat

5:3-11

The Beatitudes

Jn

15:9-11

If you keep my commandments

James

1:2-5

Joy in trials

Ps

37:4

he will give you the desires of your heart

Homosexuality

Gen

19:1-11

Sodom and Gomorrah:

Jer 23:14

like Sodom

2 Pet 2:8

lawless deeds

Jude 1:7

Likewise, Sodom and Gomorrah

Lev

18:22

abomination

Lev

20:13

abomination

Ez

16:49-50

guilt of your sister Sodom

Rom

1:26-27,32

God gave them up

1 Cor

15:33 P

Bad company ruins good morals.

Integrity

Mat

6:22

if your eye is healthy

Titus

2:6

self-controlled

James

4:8

Draw near to God

Living Together

1 Th

4:3-5 P

abstain from fornication

Heb

13:4

God will judge fornicators and adulterers

Love

Deut

6:5

All heart, soul, might

 Jesus quotes in:

Matt 22:36

greatest and first commandment

Hos

6:4

love is like a morning cloud

Mat

5:43-48

Love your enemies

Mat

25:31-46

sheep & goats

Lk

10:25-29

And who is my neighbor?

Jn

13:34-35

love one another

Jn

14:21-24

keep my commandments

Jn

15:9-17

keep my commandments

Jn

21:19

Feed my sheep

1 Cor

13

Love

1 Jn

3:18-23

in truth and action

Mk

12:30

more important than all whole burnt offerings

Jesus' Love

Rom

5:6

God proves his love

Eph

5:1

imitators of God

1 Jn

3:16

he laid down his life for us

1 Jn

4:7-end

God is love

Jn

3:16

Lust

2 Sam

13:15

loathing was even greater than the lust

Ez 23:17-18

turned from them in disgust

Mat

5:27

looks at a woman with lust

Rom

1:24-27 P

degrading passions

Mk

9:42

cut it off

Job

31:1-12

made a covenant with my eyes

Eph

4,5

deluded by its lusts

2 Tim

2:22

pursue righteousness, faith, love, and peace

Jam

1:14-15

tempted by one's own desire

1 Jn

2:15-17

Do not love the world

Making a Difference

1 Sam

17

David and Goliath

Mat

28:18-20

Great commission

Ac

5:27-32

We must obey God rather than

Rom

12:1-2

bodies as a living sacrifice

Marriage

Gen

1:27-28 P

Be fruitful and multiply

Job

2:9

we

Pr

5:15-19 P

Drink water from your own cistern

Pr

31 P

woman who fears the LORD

Wise woman:

Pr 14:1

wise woman builds her house

Mat

19:3-12 P

Jesus' teaching on divorce

Rom

7:2-3

as long as he lives

1 Cor

7:2-16 P

Paul on marriage

v.4, Wife's body is husband's, vice versa:

SS 2:16 P

My beloved is mine and I am his

2 Cor

6:14-18

Do not be mismatched with unbelievers

Eph

5:21-33 P

Be subject to one another

Masturbation

Gal

5:16

do not gratify the desires of the flesh

Phil

4:8

whatever is true,

2 Tim

2:22 P

Shun youthful passions

Music

Ps

146

Praise the LORD!

Ps

150

Praise him with

Col

3:16-17 P

psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs

Parents

Pr

17:6

glory of children is their parents

Pr

19:18

Discipline your children

Lk

2:41

The Boy Jesus in the Temple

Rom

1:30

rebellious toward parents,

Eph

6:1

obey your parents in the Lord

2 Tim

3:2

disobedient to their parents,

Passion for God

Gen

39 P

and sin against God?

Deut

6:5 P

all heart, soul, might

Josh

24

but as for me and my household

 v. 15, choose:

Jn 6:67

to whom can we go?

2 Chr

12:14

did not set his heart to seek the LORD

Jn

8:29

always do what is pleasing to him

Mk

8:34-38

lose their life for my sake

Rom

12:1-2 P

present your bodies

Heb

4:15

has been tested as we are

Prayer

Mat

7:7-11

Ask, Search, Knock

Mat

18:20

two or three are gathered in my name

Jn

9:31

God does not listen to sinners

Jn

15:1-8

ask for whatever you wish

Phil

4:6-7

but in everything by prayer

James

1:5-7

like a wave of the sea,

Pressure

Ex

32

Golden calf

1 Ki

18:16-45

Elijah & priests of Baal

Dan

3 P

Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego

Dan

6

Daniel & lions

Rom

12:1-2 P

Do not be conformed

Priorities

Deut

6:4-6 P

write them on the doorposts

Ps

1

like trees planted by streams of water

Mat

6:25-34

do not worry

Mk

8:34-38 P

gain the whole world and forfeit

Jn

13:34-35 P

new commandment

Rom

12:1-2 P

so that you may discern

Col

3:1-2

seek the things that are above

1 Tim

6:11

pursue righteousness

2 Cor

10:12, 18

compare themselves with one another

Proverbs

Pr

2:16

saved from the loose woman

Pr

5

Pr

6:20-7:27

Pr

20:16

Pr

22:14

deep pit

Pr

23:27-28

narrow well

Pr

29:3

squander one's substance

Pr

30:20

I have done no wrong.

Right & Wrong

Jer

3:22

delusion

1 Cor

10:6

examples for us

Col

2:8,23

philosophy and empty deceit

Dan

3 P

Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego

Dan

6 P

Daniel & lions

Gal

6:9

not grow weary in doing what is right

1 Th

4:3-8 P

rejects not human authority but God

v.8, Rejecting Holy Spirit:

Acts 5

Ananias & Saphira

2 Th

3:13

not be weary in doing what is right

James

4:1

ask wrongly

 How to ask:

1 Jn 3:22

if our hearts do not condemn us

1 Jn 5:14

according to his will

Mat 7:7

give good things

1 Th

5:21

test everything

Self Image

Gen

1:26-29 P

in our image

Ps

8:5

a little lower than God,

Ps

103:14

we are dust

Ps

139 P

fearfully and wonderfully made

 

v.1, searched me,

and v.19, that you would kill the wicked:

Ps 7:9

Plea for Help against Persecutors

Job 13:9-28

can you deceive him

Rev 2-3

Messages to 7 churches

Heb 4:12 P

before him no creature is hidden

Pr

22:2

LORD is the maker of them all

Isa

41:14

you worm Jacob

Rom

 12:3

not to think of yourself more highly

1 Cor 10:11

if you think you are standing,

Eph 6:10

strong in the Lord

1 Tim 3:6

may be puffed up with conceit

1 Cor

1:26

God chose what is foolish

Gal

6:3-5

think they are something

Phil

1:21

living is Christ and dying is gain

Phil

4:1-13

I can do all things through him

1 Cor

3:16

you are God's temple

Sex, Christian Attitude

Song Sol

Pr

5:18-19 P

wife of your youth

Gal

5:16-25

do not gratify the desires of the flesh

1 Th

4:3-8 P

God did not call us to impurity

Sex, Consequences

Ec

7:26

woman who is a trap

2 Sam

11-12

David & Bathsheba

Ps 51 P

broken spirit

Rom

6:21

The end of those things is death.

1 Cor

6:9-20 P

sins against the body itself

 v.19, temple:

1 Cor 3:16

God will destroy that person

Gal

6:7

reap whatever you sow

Eph

4:17

darkened in their understanding

Sex Outside of Marriage

2 Sam

11-19

Consequences of David's adultery

Pr

7:6-27 P

street near her corner

1 Cor

6:12-20 P

not for fornication but for the Lord

v.14, raise us by his power:

Rom 6:13

brought from death

Sin

Gen

3

The First Sin and Its Punishment

 v. 8, Walking with God:

Gen 5:24

Enoch walked with God

Gen 6:9

Noah walked with God

Deut 34:10

knew face to face

Isa

53:6

All we like sheep have gone astray

1 Pet 2:20

have returned to the shepherd

Isa

59

iniquities have been barriers

barriers:

Is 1:1

Trample my courts no more

Josh 7

The Sin of Achan and Its Punishment

Ps 22:1

why have you forsaken me?

Mat

5:29-30

tear it out and throw it away

Rom

1:18-20 P

wrath of God is revealed

Rom

3:23

all have sinned

Rom

6:23

wages of sin is death

Heb

12:1

sin that clings so closely

1 Jn

1:8

we deceive ourselves

1 Jn

1:9-10

If we confess our sins

Taking a Stand

Mat

5:10-12

Blessed are those who are persecuted

Rom

8:35

more than conquerors

Heb

10:32-39

abandon that confidence

v. 35, confidence:

Heb 11:13

died in faith

Heb 11:25

choosing rather to share ill-treatment

Heb 11:39

did not receive what was promised

1 Pet

3:13-18

Always be ready

Ac

5:41

worthy to suffer dishonor

Temptation

2 Cor

11:14

disguises himself as an angel of light

Gen

39 P

Joseph and Potiphar's Wife

v. 20, put him into the prison:

1 Pet 3:14

suffer for doing what is right

Mat

4:1-11

The Temptation of Jesus

1 Cor

6:18 P

temple of the Holy Spirit

1 Cor

10:13

the way out

way out:

Dan 3

Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego

Ec 7:26 P

one who pleases God escapes her

Gen. 39 P

ran

Gal

5:7

Such persuasion

2 Tim

2:22 P

pursue righteousness,

1 Tim

5:1

younger women as sisters

James

1:12-14

I am being tempted by God

James

4:7

Resist the devil,

1 Jn

3:20

God is greater than our hearts

Job

36:21

Heb

4:15 P

yet without sin

Heb

11:25

fleeting pleasures of sin

Thoughts

2 Cor

10:4,5

take every thought captive

Phil

4:8 P

think about these things

Rom

13:14

make no provision for the flesh

Eph 5:10 P

find out what is pleasing to the Lord

Virginity

Mat

5:8 P

pure in heart

2 Cor

11:2-3

present you as a chaste virgin

Rev

14:4

they are virgins

Waiting

Ps

27:14

wait for the LORD!

Ps

130:5

and in his word I hope

Heb.

11:9

looked forward to the city

Heb

13:4

bed be kept undefiled


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