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The temple of God

The Temple of the Holy Ghost

1Co 6:19  What? know ye not that your body is the temple of the Holy Ghost which is in you, which ye have of God, and ye are not your own?

1Co 6:20  For ye are bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body, and in your spirit, which are God's.

Our body is the temple of the Holy Ghost. If we defile the temple of God, God will destroy it.

1Co 3:16  Know ye not that ye are the temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwelleth in you?

1Co 3:17  If any man defile the temple of God, him shall God destroy; for the temple of God is holy, which temple ye are.

What you are proposing to do cannot be answered in books, discussions with others or any other means. Cleaning up the temple requires intimate dialog with Jesus Christ. Including what is put into the mouth, or what you see and allow your ears to hear.

1Co 3:18  Let no man deceive himself. If any man among you seemeth to be wise in this world, let him become a fool, that he may be wise.

1Co 3:19  For the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God. For it is written, He taketh the wise in their own craftiness.

You are asked by God to present your body to him in a condition where he is able to use it. Think about the sacrifice that a Israelite was expected to make to God annually. They would raise a sheep in such a way that the care they give to it produced a sheep without blemish. If a sheep had blemishes then it was destroyed and another was put into its place. You are like the sheep.

Rom 12:1  I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service.

Rom 12:2  And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.