The Morning Devotional for November 5, 2021
The Westminster Shorter Catechism Q72; WLC Q139 (Part six)

What is forbidden in the seventh commandment?
The seventh commandment forbiddeth all unchaste thoughts, words, and actions. (Matt. 15:19Matt. 5:28Eph. 5:3–4)

What are the sins forbidden in the seventh commandment?
The sins forbidden in the seventh commandment, besides the neglect of the duties required, (Prov. 5:7) are, adultery, fornication, (Heb. 13:4Gal. 5:19) rape, incest, (2 Sam. 13:141 Cor. 5:1) sodomy, and all unnatural lusts; (Rom. 1:24,26–27Lev. 20:15–16) all unclean imaginations, thoughts, purposes, and affections; (Matt. 5:28Matt. 15:19Col. 3:5) all corrupt or filthy communications, or listening thereunto; (Eph. 5:3–4Prov. 7:5,21–22) wanton looks, (Isa. 3:162 Pet. 2:14) impudent or light behaviour, immodest apparel; (Prov. 7:10,13) prohibiting of lawful, (1 Tim. 4:3) and dispensing with unlawful marriages; (Lev. 18:1–21Mark 6:18Mal. 2:11–12) allowing, tolerating, keeping of stews, and resorting to them; (1 Kings 15:122 Kings 23:7Deut. 23:17–18Lev. 19:29Jer. 5:7Prov. 7:24–27) entangling vows of single life, (Matt. 19:10–11) undue delay of marriage, (1 Cor. 7:7–9Gen. 38:26) having more wives or husbands than one at the same time; (Mal. 2:14–15Matt. 19:5) unjust divorce, (Mal. 2:16Matt. 5:32) or desertion; (1 Cor. 7:12–13) idleness, gluttony, drunkenness, (Ezek. 16:49Prov. 23:30–33) unchaste company; (Gen. 39:19Prov. 5:8) lascivious songs, books, pictures, dancings, stage plays; (Eph. 5:4Ezek. 23:14–16Isa. 23:15–17Isa. 3:16Mark 6:22Rom. 13:131 Pet. 4:3) and all other provocations to, or acts of uncleanness, either in ourselves or others. (2 Kings 9:30Jer. 4:30Ezek. 23:40)

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