One of the keys to overcoming sexual sin lies in the meditation of the Word of God concerning it. This will nurture the fear of the Lord in you. For example, in Gal. 5:19-21 the works of the flesh are divided into four basic categories 1) sexual sins, 2) sins connected with pagan religion and the occult, 3) sins of the temper, and 4) sins of drunkenness. It is interesting that sexual sin is listed first, not only here, but also in several other scriptural references in the New Testament.
Rom. 1:24, 6:19 – Uncleanness is singled out
1 Cor. 6:9-11 – Sexual sins listed first
Gal. 5:19-21 – Sexual sins listed first
Eph. 4:19 – Lewdness and uncleanness singled out
Eph. 5:3 – Fornication and uncleanness singled out; let it not once be named among you.
Col. 3:5 – Fornication and uncleanness listed first
1 The. 4:3 – Sexual…
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