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1. Sexual Sins
Leviticus ch. 20 )
Before they had gone to bed, all the men from every part of the city of
Sodom, both young and old, surrounded the house.
Vs.5 They called
to Lot, ď Where are the men who came to you tonight? Bring them out to us
so that we can have sex with them. ( NIV )
Thou shalt not lie with mankind, as with womankind.
( See Leviticus
Ch. 20 )
Because of this, God gave them over to shameful lusts. Even their women
exchanged natural relations for unnatural ones.
Vs.27 In the same
way the men also abandoned natural relations with women and were inflamed
with lust for one another. Men committed indecent acts with other men, and
received in themselves the due penalty for their perversion. ( NIV )
Neither shalt thou lie with any beast to defile thyself therewith:
neither shall any women stand before a beast to lie down thereto: it is
EXODUS 20:14 Thou
shalt not commit adultery.
Whoso commits adultery with a women, lacks understanding. he that does
it, destroys his own soul.
Whosoever looks on a women to lust after her, hath committed adultery
with her already in his heart.
6:13... Now the body is not for fornication, but for the Lord; and the
Lord for the body.
1 CORINTHIANS 7:2
Nevertheless, to avoid fornication, let every man have his own wife and
let every women have her own husband.
Before I formed thee in the belly I knew thee; and before thou camest
forth out of the womb I sanctified thee, and I ordained thee a prophet
unto the nations.
PALMS 139:13 For
thou hast possessed my reins: thou hast covered me in my mothers womb.
LUKE 1:44 For, lo,
as soon as the voice of thy salutation sounded in my ears, the babe leaped
in my womb for joy.
PSALMS 106:37 Yea,
they sacrificed their sons and daughters unto devils.
Vs.38 And shed
innocent blood, even the blood of their sons and of their daughters, whom
they sacrificed unto the idols of canaan: and the land was polluted with
still sacrificed, but to different idols. The idols of careers,
ambition and worldly pursuits; have replaced the idols of stone.
GENESIS 9:6 Whoso
sheddeth manís blood, by man shall his blood be shed: for in the image of
God made he man.
And if a man have committed a sin worthy of death, and he be put to
1 PETER 2:13-14
Submit yourselves to every ordinance of man for the Lordís sake: whether
it be to the king, as supreme;
Vs.14 Or unto
governors, as unto them that are sent by Him for the punishment of
evildoers, and for the praise of them that do well.
Regard not them that have familiar spirits, neither seek after wizards,
to be defiled by them: I am the Lord.
LEVITICUS 20:6 And
the soul that turneth after such as have familiar spirits, and after
wizards, to go a whoring after them, I will even set my face against that
soul, and will cut him off from among his people.
ACTS 16:16-18 And
it came to pass, as we went to prayer, a certain damsel possessed
with a spirit of
divination met us, which brought her masters much gain by soothsaying:
Vs.17 The same
followed Paul and us, and cried, saying, These men are the servants of the
most high God, which shew unto us the way of salvation.
Vs.18 And this she
did many days. But Paul, being grieved, turned and said to the spirit,
I command thee in
the name of Jesus Christ to come out of her. And he came out the same
There shall not be found among you any one that maketh his son or
daughter to pass through the fire, or that useth divination, or an
observer of times, or an enchanter, or a witch.
Vs.11 Or a
charmer, or a consulter with familiar spirits, or a wizard, or a
Vs.12 For all that
do these things are an abomination unto the Lord:
ACTS 8:9-11 But
there was a certain man, called Simon, which beforetime in the same city
used sorcery, and bewitched the people of Samaria, giving out that himself
was some great one:
Vs.10 To whom they
all gave heed, from the least to the greatest, saying, This man is the
great power of God.
Vs.11 And to him
they had regard, because that of long time he had bewitched them with
From this sample of
scriptures we can see that God Almighty does not approve of any form of
witchcraft. At the present; we are bombarded every day with advertisements
for the psychic hot line, horoscopes, palmreaders, and all sorts of people
who pretend to be used of God, to enlarge their bankaccounts at the
expense of peoples gullibility and ignorance of Godís Word. Christians
should stay away from the devils deceptions.
ACTS 19:18-20 And
many that believed came, and confessed, and showed their deeds.
Vs.19 Many of them
also, which used curious arts brought their books together, and burned
them before all men: and they counted the price of them, and founded it to
be 50,000 pieces of silver.
5. Our Speech
PROVERBS 10:19 In
the multitude of words there lacks not sin.
He that has knowledge, spares his words and a man of understanding
is of an excellent spirit.
MATTHEW 5:37 Let
your communication be yea yea, nay nay, for whatsoever is more than these
cometh of evil.
TITUS 2:8 .. sound
speech that cannot be condemned...
A Time to keep
Speak not in the ears of a fool, for he will despise the wisdom of thy
PROVERBS 29:11 A
fool utters all his mind, but a wise man keepeth it till afterwards.
...A time to rend, and a time to sew, a time to keep silent and a time
Don't Speak Evil
EPHESIANS 4:31 Let
all bitterness and wrath and anger and clamor and evil speaking be put
away from you, with all malice.
TITUS 3:2 Speak
evil of no man, to be not a brawler, but gentle, showing all meekness to
Whoso keeps his mouth and tongue, keeps his soul from trouble.
PROVERBS 15:1 A
soft answer turns away wrath but grievous words stir up anger.
Pleasant words are as a honeycomb, sweet to the soul and health to the