Daily Devotion

Not That Bad?

"You must not commit adultery."
Can you imagine what our culture would be like if we obeyed the single commandment, "You shall not commit adultery"? Can you imagine how different our world would be? How many divorces would have been avoided? How many families would still be together? How many fathers would be home to raise their children?
Most social ills can be traced to the breakdown of the family and specifically to the absence of the father in the home. And often marriages fall apart because of the sin of adultery. What is adultery? It is sex with someone besides your spouse.
God has established marriage for there to be fulfillment and a oneness between a man and a woman. Sex is not some toy that we play with to satisfy our desires. The Bible says, "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).
Yet this sin is committed so often. Some will say, "Come on, it is not that bad! It was just a one-night stand. We were just having a little fun! As long as it is between two consenting adults, why is it wrong?" Because when a man and a woman come together sexually, a oneness takes place—even when someone comes together with a prostitute.
We are told in 1 Corinthians 6:15–16, "Don't you realize that your bodies are actually parts of Christ? Should a man take his body, which is part of Christ, and join it to a prostitute? Never! And don't you realize that if a man joins himself to a prostitute, he becomes one body with her? For the Scriptures say, 'The two are united into one.' "
Adultery hurts you. And it hurts others as well.

Share this today

Dig deeper

Listen to today's radio program

Harvest America Special #2

Watch the TV program for today

Beauty and the Beast

Read today's Bible passages

2 Samuel 17; Psalm 71; Matthew 26

Follow Pastor Greg

Support now and receive

Jesus Revolution
Experience the spiritual awakening that took place among the Jesus People of the ’60s and ’70s, and learn how God can revive the current generation in a similar way!
This Month's Resouce Donate
Apps & Channels

Our best content to help you know God and make Him known is now in one place on your mobile and TV devices for FREE!

Learn More

E-mail this devotion

You won't receive any unsolicited e-mail.
Your Information
Send to:
Loading...