Monday 4th February 2019 Prayer Devotion
Scripture Reading:- 1 Corinthians 6:1-20
Topic:- Consequences Of Immorality 
Text:- 1 Corinthians 6:18
C. What Constitutes Immorality? See 1 Corinthians 6:9-18.
1. Fornication: Sexual intercourse before marriage, [Pre-marital sex].
2. Adultery: Sexual intercourse outside marriage, [Extra-marital sex].
3. Effeminate Acts: Not manly in appearance or manner, [feminine qualities untypical of a man].
4. Abusers of the Body: Homosexuals, Lesbians, Harlotry, Prostitution, Incest, Bestiality.
5. Indecent Dressing/Adornment: Nudity, Exposing of body part, Sagging.
D. Immorality In The Church
1. A writer wrote about immorality and said, “It is not common that you will find it. It is not popular if you say it. People do not believe it. A preacher is criticized if he reminds you of it.” [Olurotimi Adebanjo].
2. Despite this perception, the fact remains that immorality has entered into the Church.
3. How do we tackle and manage this phenomenon? Can it be totally eradicated from the Church?
E. Some details about Immorality in the Church that need urgent attention or correction and eradication:
1. Confession of a Sister who was looking desperately for a child, and later slept with by a Pastor.
2. An Officer in the Church who collected percentage from Government payment to the Church.
3. High quotation from a Member of the Church to construct building in the name of paying Tithe.
4. A Pastor who wants to sleep with a female Member in the pretense of his traveled wife.
5. A Pastor’s wife with another man in the Pastor’s bedroom.
6. A Disciple of a Minister of God with the so call of Baba’s anointing oil.
F. Consequences Of Immoralities.
1. There will be affliction, sickness and bondage. See David counting the Israelites in 1 Chronicles 21.
2. There will be shame, disgrace and punishment. See the story of the Israelites and the Moabites with Phinehas in Numbers 25.
3. There will be loss of respect and prestige. See the story of David’s children in 2 Samuel 13:1-19.
4. Becomes devil’s emissary or agent and servant. See Paul and Silas casting demon from a damsel in Acts 16.
5. There will be discipline for the offender. See Paul’s admonition in 1 Corinthians 5:1-13.
6. Death will be waiting for the immoral. See Revelation 20.
7. Hell will be waiting for any immoral person who fail to repent. See Matthew 7:21-23.
1. Oh Lord God, save and deliver me from the spirit and power of immorality.
2. I command fire of the Holy Ghost to go to my foundation and uproot the spirit of lust and immorality now, in the name of Jesus Christ.
3. You immorality in my life! Change to holiness now by fire, in the name of Jesus Christ.
Have A Lovely Monday!