sexual immorality


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the evil ascribed to sexual acts that violate social conventions

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Between 1907 and 1950, some 40,000 women were forcibly sterilized, most for prostitution or sexual immorality.
172 (1) Every one who, in the home of a child, participates in adultery or sexual immorality or indulges in habitual drunkenness or any other form of vice, and thereby endangers the morals of the child or renders the home an unfit place for the child to be in, is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding two years.
The societal bedrock of marriage and family has been largely swept away by sexual immorality where children are a byproduct of casual relationships and are left to bring themselves up.
When they had to admit there were people in the North, Wall says, southerners imagined the region as a "the home of uncultured immigrants, working - class radicalism, and sexual immorality.
The company ended the strike by writing letters to families of the strikers and the public, expressing concerns about sexual immorality and misbehaviors, indicating a return of paternal discipline as a strategy to suppress women workers' resistance.
Paul emphatically contradicted those who in his own day took the position that "it is well for a man not to touch a woman," replying, "But because of cases of sexual immorality, each man should have his own wife and each woman her own husband" (1 Corinthians 7:1-2).
According to Baehr, "Movies with no sex and no sexual immorality averaged significantly more money at the box office than movies with some or a lot of such content.
The Church is simply reacting to every moment of sexual immorality incessantly pushed at us and which is having a terrible effect upon family life, marriage, abuse of women and children and the mistaken quick fix of abortion to solve the problems.
In the gospels, Jesus talks more about this issue than almost any other, including heaven and hell, sexual immorality, or violence.
For example, credibility, simplicity, honesty and truth have been replaced by lies, treason, false testimony, theft, sexual immorality, murder and bad language.
It may be modern and Christian to marry for love, but the process of building intimacy with a potential spouse reeks of sexual immorality.
Last month conservative Anglican leaders staged their own conference in Jerusalem where they pledged to form a council of bishops as an alternative to churches who they say are preaching a "false gospel" of sexual immorality.
gave themselves up to sexual immorality and perversion" (New Century Version).
Are we to understand that Chapman would prefer people who engage in sexual immorality and do drugs run the country?
It is fascinating to learn that the word effeminacy had a variety of meanings, ranging from sexual immorality to excessive consumption of luxury consumer goods.