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temple of God

God said that he will destroy those who defile the temple of God. How do we defile the temple of God?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 1:30 PM on Feb. 3, 2010 in Religion & Beliefs

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  • Can you show me scripture where it says that? Just so I know what your are referring to ! Thanks! :-)
    Shaneagle777

    Answer by Shaneagle777 at 2:00 PM on Feb. 3, 2010

  • The bible calls our bodies "His temples" .. Maybe it refers to us not caring for our bodies, or sinning with them ~~ IDK
    christyg

    Answer by christyg at 2:34 PM on Feb. 3, 2010

  • 1 Corinthians 3:16-17 & 6:19-20
    Maybe these verse will help answer it for you
    christyg

    Answer by christyg at 2:37 PM on Feb. 3, 2010

  • What Christy said! The Holy Spirit dwells within us,so we should keep our bodies pure from sin. Caring for our bodies is a show of good stewardship as they don't belong to us, but God Who bought them with the blood of Christ. The passages Christy gave would include sinning against another.

    1 Cor. 3:17--" If anyone defiles the temple of God, God will destroy him. For the temple of God is holy, which temple you are. "
    Lexylex

    Answer by Lexylex at 3:25 PM on Feb. 3, 2010

  • but we defile the temple everyday by sinning so ummm huh?
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:56 AM on Feb. 4, 2010

  • It does state in the bibe that our bodies are our temples and we shouldn cause any harm to ourselves because they do belong to God in a way. Our Bodies were a gift and just like any materialistic gift that you love you and receieve. first instincts are to take care of it and nerture it and make sure you get all you can (pleasure) from it. But now aday Please has been tainted and what most feel is pleasure is actually curupting the human body such as smoking and doing drugs or even eating wrong. so i guess what he really means by "he will destroy those who defile the temple of God" ,eaning those who dont take care of themselves wont live long So basically keep your body healthy and pure of certain stuff not for God himself but for your own well being he wants you to gain all the pleasures in Life and without a healthy body you cant do so..well thats my interpertation.
    MinnieMoni

    Answer by MinnieMoni at 1:29 AM on Feb. 5, 2010

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