32 Best Sexual Purity Bible Verses

Maintaining sexual purity can sometimes be difficult. However, showing love for one another while remaining pure is quite possible. It requires a level of balance and commitment. Making a promise to God can sometimes mean undergoing a daily renewal of your commitment. To help you find strength and endurance during these testing time, here is a look at some great sexual purity Bible verses.

“And everyone who  thus hopes in him  purifies himself as he is pure.” | 1 John 3:3

“Anyone who divorces his wife, except for marital unfaithfulness, causes her to become an adulteress, and anyone who marries the divorced woman commits adultery. ” | Matthew 5:32

“But because of the temptation to sexual immorality, each man should have his own wife and each woman her own husband.” | 1 Corinthians 7:2

“But I say to you that everyone who looks at a woman with lustful intent has already committed adultery with her in his heart.” | Matthew 5:28 

“But put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no provision for the flesh, to gratify its desires.” | Romans 13:14 

“Can mortal man be in the right before  God?   Can a man be pure before his Maker?” | Job 4:17 

“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.” | Romans 12:2

“Don’t fool yourselves. Those who indulge in sexual sin, who are idol worshipers, adulterers, male prostitutes, homosexuals, thieves, greedy people, drunkards, abusers, and swindlers–none of these will have a share in the Kingdom of God.” | 1 Corinthians 6:9b-10

“Flee from sexual immorality. Every other sin a person commits is outside the body, but the sexually immoral person sins against his own body.” | 1 Corinthians 6:18

“Food is meant for the stomach and the stomach for food”—and God will destroy both one and the other. The body is not meant for sexual immorality, but for the Lord, and the Lord for the body.” | 1 Corinthians 6:13 

“For this is the will of God, your sanctification: that you abstain from sexual immorality; that each one of you know how to control his own body in holiness and honor, not in the passion of lust like the Gentiles who do not know God;” | 1 Thessalonians 4:3-5 

“For you were called to freedom, brothers. Only do not use your freedom as an opportunity for the flesh, but through love serve one another.” | Galatians 5:13

“Give honor to marriage, and remain faithful to one another in marriage. God will surely judge people who are immoral and those who commit adultery.” | Hebrews 13:4

“I have made a covenant with my  eyes; how then could I gaze at a virgin?” | Job 31:1 

“It is shameful even to talk about the things that ungodly people do in secret.” | Ephesians 5:12

“Keep steady my steps according to your promise, and let no iniquity get dominion over me.” | Psalm 119:133

“Let marriage be held in honor among all, and let the marriage bed be undefiled, for God will judge the sexually immoral and adulterous.” | Hebrews 13:4

“May your fountain be blessed, and may you rejoice in the wife of your youth.  A loving doe, a graceful deer- may her breasts satisfy you always, may you ever be captivated by her love.” | Proverbs 5:18-19

“No temptation has overtaken you that is not common to man. God is faithful, and he will not let you be tempted beyond your ability, but with the temptation he will also provide the way of escape, that you may be able to endure it.” | 1 Corinthians 10:13 

“Or do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived: neither the sexually immoral, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor men who practice homosexuality, nor thieves, nor the greedy, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor swindlers will inherit the kingdom of God.” | 1 Corinthians 6:9-10

“Promise me, O women of Jerusalem, by the swift gazelles and the deer of the wild, not to awaken love until the time is right.” | Song of Solomon 2:7

“Put to death therefore what is earthly in you: sexual immorality, impurity, passion, evil desire, and covetousness, which is idolatry.” | Colossians 3:5

“Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth.” | Colossians 3:2

“So again I say, each man must love his wife as he loves himself, and the wife must respect her husband.” | Ephesians 5:33

“So do not deprive each other of sexual relations. The only exception to this rule would be the agreement of both husband and wife to refrain from sexual intimacy for a limited time, so they can give themselves more completely to prayer.” | 1 Corinthians 7:5

“Submit yourselves therefore to God.  Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.  Draw near to God, and he will draw near to you.  Cleanse your hands, you sinners, and  purify your hearts,  you double-minded.” | James 4:7-8

“This explains why a man leaves his father and mother and is joined to his wife, and the two are united into one.” | Genesis 2:24

“To the pure, all things are pure, but to the defiled and  unbelieving, nothing is pure; but both  their minds and their consciences are defiled.” | Titus 1:15 

“Turn my eyes from looking at worthless things; and give me life in your ways.” | Psalm 119:37 

“What is man,  that he can be pure?  Or he who is  born of a woman, that he can be righteous” | Job 15:14 

“You have heard that the law of Moses says, `Do not commit adultery.’  But I say, anyone who even looks at a woman with lust in his eye has already committed adultery with her in his heart.” | Matthew 5:27-2

“You who are  of purer eyes than to see evil  and cannot look at wrong,   why do you idly look at traitors and  remain silent when the wicked swallows up the man more righteous than he?” | Habakkuk 1:13

Make sure to check out the following video for a collection of uplifting Bible verses and inspirational scripture that will build hope and energy. Embracing these words of positivity in your life will help you draw nearer to Him in your time of need.

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Natalie Regoli is a child of God, devoted wife, and mother of two boys. She has a Master's Degree in Law from The University of Texas. Natalie has been published in several national journals and has been practicing law for 18 years.