The culture of the Corinthians said, "Go ahead commit sexual immorality – God won’t mind – God is okay with it." The Corinthian city was evil because they practiced "Sexual immorality in the temple of Aphrodite."
1. It was considered normal!
2. It was considered even a way to honor other gods!
3. It was a way of life for many!
Paul warns them, "Your body is the temple of the Holy Spirit – do not defile it or the Spirit will leave! These sinful acts will destroy your temple."
Source: Michael McCartney