“I made a covenant with my eyes, so how could I look closely upon a virgin?
But I say to you that everyone who looks at a woman to lust for her has already committed adultery with her in his heart.
For although they knew God, they did not honor him as God or give thanks, but they became futile in their reasoning, and their senseless hearts were darkened. Claiming to be wise, they became fools, and exchanged the glory of the immortal God with the likeness of an image of mortal human beings …
Dear friends, I urge you as foreigners and temporary residents to abstain from fleshly desires which wage war against your soul,
because everything that is in the world—the desire of the flesh and the desire of the eyes and the arrogance of material possessions—is not from the Father, but is from the world.