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Reverend S. L. Gardner

Spokane Valley, Washington US

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12 Works of the flesh – Pastor Monte

Midland, Texas US

1. Adultery: Voluntary sexual intercourse between a married person and someone other than their spouse.

2. Fornication: Human sexual intercourse other than between a man and his wife; sexual intercourse between a spouse and an unmarried person; sexual intercourse between unmarried people, sexual intercourse on the part of an unmarried person accomplished with consent and not deemed adultery.

3. Uncleanness: Morally or spiritually impure; infected with a harmful or supernatural contagion; also prohibited by ritual law for use on contact; dirty, filthy, lacking in clarity and precision of conception or execution.

4. Lewdness: Evil, wicked, sexually unchaste or licentious, obscene, or salacious.

5. Idolatry: The worship of a physical object as a god, immoderate attachment or devotion to something, to love or admire to excess, a false god, pretender, impostor, a form of appearance visible, but without substance (lifeless), a false conception, a person that admires intensely and often blindly on that is not usually a subject of worship.

6. Sorcery: The use of power gained from assistance or control of evil spirits, esp. for divining.

7. Hatred: Hate, prejudiced, hostility or animosity, intense hostility and aversion, to feel extreme enmity toward, to have a strong aversion to, to find very distasteful, hate, detest, abhor, abominate, loathe, emotional aversion, malice, detest, suggest violent antipathy, an emotional aversion coupled with enmity or malice, implies a deep, often shuddering repugnance.

8. Contentions: An act or instance of contending, a point advanced or maintained in a debate or argument, rivalry, competition, likely to cause contention, exhibiting an often perverse and wearisome tendency to quarrels and disputes, discord, belligerence.

9. Jealousies: Intolerant of rivalry or unfaithfulness, disposed to suspect rivalry or unfaithfulness, hostile toward a rival, or one believed to enjoy an advantage, vigilant in guarding a possession, a jealous disposition, attitude, or feeling.

10. Outbursts of Wrath: a. Outbursts: A violent expression of feeling. b. Wrath: Strong, vengeful anger or indignation, retributory punishment for an offense or a crime, or divine chastisement.

11. Selfish Ambitions: a. Selfish: Concerned excessively or exclusively with oneself, seeking or concentrating on one's own advantage, pleasure, or well-being, without regard for others, arising from concern with one's own welfare or advantage in disregard for others. b. Ambition: An ardent desire for rank, fame, or power, desire to achieve a particular end, the object of ambition, aspiration, pretension, strong desire for personal advancement.

12. Dissension's: Disagreements, partisan and contentions quarreling.

13. Heresies: Adherence to a religious opinion or church dogma that doesn’t line up with the example lived and taught by Jesus Christ. Denial of a revealed truth, an opinion or doctrine contrary to what is revealed in the entire Word of God.

14. Envy: Malice, painful or resentful awareness of an advantage enjoyed by another joined with a desire to possess the same advantage, an object of envious notice or feeling, to feel envy toward or on account of, begrudge, to feel or show envy.

15. Murders: The crime of unlawfully killing a person, esp. with malice aforethought, something very difficult, dangerous, outrageous, or blameworthy, to slaughter, to slay, put an end to, one who murders, who commits the crime of murder.

16. Drunkenness: Drunk, saturated with liquid, given to habitual excessive use of alcohol, intoxicated.

17. Revelries: Noisy partying or merrymaking.


Definition of some words on this subject.
Licentious: Lacking legal or moral restraints, esp. disregarding sexual restraints, marked by disregard for strict rules of correctness.

Obscene: Disgusting to the senses, repulsive, abhorrent to morality or virtue, designed to incite to lust or depravity.

Salacious: Arousing or appealing to sexual desire or imagination, lascivious, lecherous, lustful.

Coarse: Of ordinary or inferior quality or value, common, loose or rough in texture, crude or unrefined in taste, manners, or language, harsh, raucous, rough, vulgar, gross, obscene, ribald-offensive to good taste and morals, rude and crude of spirit, behavior, and language, boorish, ill bred, insensitive, strongly repulsive to decency and propriety, esp. in sexual matters.

Lascivious: Wanton sexually, lewd, lust, and lustful.

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