Intrinsic evil in the Bible

Sacred Scripture teaches that certain types of acts are always immoral; these acts are immoral because of the nature of the act itself, without regard for intention or circumstances.

[1 Cor]
{6:9} Do you not know that the iniquitous will not possess the kingdom of God? Do not choose to wander astray. For neither fornicators, nor servants of idolatry, nor adulterers,
{6:10} nor the effeminate, nor males who sleep with males, nor thieves, nor the avaricious, nor the inebriated, nor slanderers, nor the rapacious shall possess the kingdom of God.

The universal Magisterium teaches that we may never choose certain types of acts prohibited by negative precepts. And Jesus himself taught the same:

[Mt]
{19:16} And behold, someone approached and said to him, “Good Teacher, what good should I do, so that I may have eternal life?”
{19:17} And he said to him: “Why do you question me about what is good? One is good: God. But if you wish to enter into life, observe the commandments.”
{19:18} He said to him, “Which?” And Jesus said: “You shall not murder. You shall not commit adultery. You shall not steal. You shall not give false testimony.

There are no exceptions for good intentions or dire circumstances.

Certain types of sexual acts are also intrinsically and seriously disordered, and therefore always immoral regardless of intention or circumstances. Intrinsically evil sexual acts include:

lust (Mt 5:28)
masturbation (Mt 5:30; Sirach 23:25)
adultery (Deut 5:18)
non-marital sexual acts (Deut 22:20-21)
non-procreative or non-unitive sexual acts (Gen 38:10; 19:7; Lev 18:22; Romans 1:26-27)
incest (Lev 18:6 ff)
rape (Deut 22:25:27)

Any sexual act that is non-marital or non-procreative or non-unitive is intrinsically evil and always gravely immoral, regardless of intention or circumstances.

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