Ten Commandments 7

Gods Commandments to Mankind!

Campfire Bible Study


God Values Faithfulness and Sexual Purity!

What is Adultery?                     Matthew 5:31,32; 

What is Fornication?     (Sexual Immorality) Ephesians 5:1-4

Adultery (One partner is married):  infidelity, disloyalty, falseness, treachery, betrayal, deceitfulness, unfaithlessness

Job 24:15; 1 Corinthians 6:18-20:

–  Be faithful to one’s spouse. Love leads you onward. Lust leads you on!

–  Marriage vows are made before God

–  Despite difficulties vows should be honoured

–  Any sexual immoral act betrays marriage vows

–  Premarital sex is considered adultery

–  When we break this commandment we are sinning against God, our spouse and our own bodies


Leviticus 20:10:

–  Anyone who commits adultery shall be put to death

Jeremiah 3:6-9:                                        

–  God equates unfaithfulness to Him with adultery

Psalm 51:10,11:

–  Nathan confronted David about his adulterous act with Bathsheba

–  David repented and wrote the 51st Psalm

Jesus Taught:

John 8:10,11:

–  What is the key to Jesus’ teaching here?  Adultery can be forgiven, but “Go and sin no more”

Matthew 5:27,28:

–  Now Jesus speaks to what is in our heart!  The condition of the heart can lead to adultery:  Lust

1 Corinthians 6:8-11; 10:8:

–  Grouping in Fornicators

1 Corinthians 7:1,2

Living Together

Matthew 19:9; Hebrews 13:4:

–  Reasons for divorce:  Sexual immorality!

–  If one is not able to stay faithful, perhaps one should not ever marry!

–  Marriage is not honoured today and God will be the judge!

1 Corinthians 7:10-16:

–  Paul takes adultery to a new level!

–  “Release from bondage” means full liberty (free to remarry)

How to avoid adultery?

Philippians 4:6-8; Ephesians 5:3,4; 1 Thessalonians 4:1-5

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