1. Marriage is God's prescribed place for sexual activity.
2. Sex outside of marriage is always considered immoral in the scriptures.
3. Like murder, adultery involves either a physical act or a mental exercise.
4. God likened adultery to Israel's infidelity, or unfaithfulness to Him.
5. Adultery, like murder, was punishable by death under the law.
6. While forgiveness is possible, destructive consequences are unavoidable.