Ready, Session 4 (Ready When Sex Destroys): Additional Questions

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The Point: Influence others to walk in Christ’s love rather than in impurity. Opening Question How did your parents give you “the talk”? Is God anti-sex? How pure do you like your drinking water to be – is just a little dirt okay? Ephesians 5:1-4  In this passage, God demands that his people are without […]

Ready, Session 4 (Ready When Sex Destroys): Discussion Option for Parents

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Several years ago, Dove, makers of soap and other beauty products for women, produced a stunning short film showing the transformation of an ordinary young woman into a billboard model. Click here to watch the video on YouTube (You Tube disabled the embedding feature for this clip, so we can’t place it into the blog post.) After […]

Ready, Session 4 (Ready When Sex Destroys): Deadly and Daily

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Moving Sin From “Out There” to “In Here”   Have you ever noticed how many lists are in the Bible? The writers of Scripture (and the Author inspiring them) seem to love lists. We get lists of names, lists of places, lists of measurements, lists of things to do, and lists of things not to […]

Ready, Session 4 (Ready When Sex Destroys): Introduction Option for Men’s Groups

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As an option to the Live it Out section of this lesson, share the following information. The Center for Disease Control references a survey from National Health Statistics Reports that: The median number of female sexual partners men have had over their lifetime is 6.1 21.6% of men said they have had 15 or more […]

Ready, Session 4 (Ready When Sex Destroys): Intro Option for Women’s groups

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Show a short clip of a fashion show. This one is about 14 minutes long, so show just enough for them to get the idea. If you don’t see the video above, click here to watch on YouTube After viewing a few of the models on the runway ask: Would you really want to look […]

Ready, Session 4 (Ready when Sex Destroys): Current Events Connection

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Substitute the following question for Question #1 in the Personal Study Guide: What physical qualities cause you to take a second look at someone? Substitute the following question for Question #3 in the Personal Study Guide: What arguments might someone use to justify living a sinful lifestyle? Close  today’s study by sharing the story of […]

Ready, Session 4 (Ready When Sex Destroys): Excerpt from “The Resolution for Men,” Part 1

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The following is Appendix 5 in The Resolution for Men, published by Broadman and Holman,  pages 235 to 238. Click here to order the book.    Resolution Groups: Accountability for Men All men need accountability. When we know that others are supporting, encouraging, and praying for us, it helps us walk faithfully before God. No […]

Ready, Session 4 (Ready When Sex Destroys): Continuing Education

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Mutually satisfying intimacy in marriage must be learned. By GARY CHAPMAN God doesn’t consider sex to be taboo. In fact, sex was God’s idea. He created us male and female, and He instituted marriage with the intent that two would become “one flesh” (Genesis 2:24). Why then, do so many couples fail to find mutual […]

Ready, Session 4 (Ready When Sex Destroys): Live It Out Option for Singles, Collegiates

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  How can you apply these verses in your own life? Well, I like to think of it as, “don’t just sit there DO SOMETHING!” So you can use the acrostic ACT to help you remember. A – Accountability – Find a friend that will hold you accountable to those areas of your life that […]

Ready, Session 4 (Ready When Sex Destroys): Live It Out Reflection and Discussion for Boomers

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lay his song “Give Us Clean Hands” Suggest boomers meditate on what God would have them do regarding purity. If you don’t see the video above, click here to watch on You Tube Singer and songwriter [42-year-old] Chris Tomlin has been named as the most sung artist in the world. The multiple Grammy-winning artist has […]