For ye are bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body, and in your spirit, which are God’s. (1Co 6:20)
This verse from the Apostle Paul presents a powerful command and a powerful justification for the command. The command is to glorify God in our bodies. God loves our bodies. They are important to Him. The greatness of our bodies is seen in the fact that they have the awesome potential to actually glorify God! The motivation to glorify God in our bodies is in the good news that we are bought with a price. We know that the price referred to is the precious blood of Jesus Christ. “Forasmuch as ye know that ye were not redeemed with corruptible things, as silver and gold, from your vain conversation received by tradition from your fathers; But with the precious blood of Christ, as of a lamb without blemish and without spot: (1Pe 1:18-19).
Below are two sermons I preached several years ago dealing with this edifying subject. Click on Part 1, and when it is finished, backspace to click on Part 2. May God richly bless you as you listen!