Purple

February 2 - 24

Relationships are a matter of life-and-death importance. Whether you’re fed up with dating and hooking up as usual, tired of being single, numb because of porn and casual sex, or curious about how to improve your marriage, this series is a great way to talk about relationships with your church. Join us for Purple: God's plan for the mingling of sexes.


 

Scandal Avoidance

February 23 & 24 / Doug Miller

 

 

Relational Relativity

February 16 & 17 / Doug Miller


 

The Point of No Return

February 9 & 10 / Doug Miller

 

 

Water, Water Everywhere

February 2 & 3 / Tomy Cummins

 

Main Thought: The problem isn’t having a sex drive, it’s letting sex drive.

If you are going through these questions with a group, summarize the message from this weekend for anyone who might not have been there.

If you are going through these questions as an individual, spend some time going over your notes or writing down any thoughts or questions that stand out from the message this weekend.



Are you the kind of person that likes to push things to the edge, or are you a rule follower?

How were your ideas about sex formed? What has been your main influences?

How does discussing sex in a spiritual or church setting make you feel? Do you feel that same way discussing sex in other social settings? Why do you think there’s a difference, especially when the Bible speaks so much about sex?

Pastor Tomy talked about some verses that could be considered explicit that are found in Song Of Solomon and Proverbs, why do you think God would include this content in the Bible?

Why do you think our culture is obsessed with sex? Has more and more public discussion of sex been a good thing or bad thing? Is sex something we’ve made more important than it was intended to be?

Why is it so difficult to keep your mind clean, your heart pure and your body holy? Where do you find it to be the most difficult? What are some practical ways to deal with this?

How have you created a place for accountability in your life?

If you are going through these questions with a group, summarize the message from this weekend for anyone who might not have been there.

If you are going through these questions as an individual, spend some time going over your notes or writing down any thoughts or questions that stand out from the message this weekend.



Main Thought: My Present Becomes My Past Impacting My Future

What do you think it means to regret-proof your marriage bed?

What do you think it means to regret-proof your death bed?

Read Hebrews 12:16-17 first in the NLT and the in The Message (Make sure everyone in your group knows and understands the story of Esau and Jacob)

What are some modern day examples of the “Esau Syndrome” that you have seen?

What do you think in our society is comparable to birth right in Esau and Jacob’s generation?

How does the Esau Syndrome play itself out in terms of sex in and outside of marriage?

What justifications do you find yourself making when it comes to the decisions you make about sex in and outside of marriage?

What safeguards do you have your in life to keep your desires in check?

How do you avoid running on empty in order to not be vulnerable to the “soup” the enemy is offering?

If you are going through these questions with a group, summarize the message from this weekend for anyone who might not have been there.

If you are going through these questions as an individual, spend some time going over your notes or writing down any thoughts or questions that stand out from the message this weekend.



Main Thought: Relational Success Requires Intentional Response

What do you consider the requirements for falling in love?

Read Ephesians 5:31-33

Do you prefer to be shown more love or more respect?

Do you think you approach your relationship with a consumer mentality or contributor mentality?

What has shaped your understanding of relational conflict?

How have you seen conflict handled in this past? How do you handle it now? How do you feel when you’re in the midst of conflict with people you care about?

What steps have you taken (or are you taking) to identify and process the baggage you bring into relationships?

How have you seen your baggage affect your relationships/your expectations of others?

What pieces of your story did you expect to only affect you but have potential to affect others in the future?

If you are going through these questions with a group, summarize the message from this weekend for anyone who might not have been there.

If you are going through these questions as an individual, spend some time going over your notes or writing down any thoughts or questions that stand out from the message this weekend.



Main Thought: It’s Not Wise To Compromise

Review some of the things that Samson did in his life ( Judges 14-15).

Have you ever found yourself in a situation where you found yourself asking, “How did this happen?”

Read Proverbs 14:12. How do you identify which paths will lead “to death”?

Is there any area of weakness in your past that you have to keep a close eye on to be sure it doesn’t become a place of defeat?

What are some red flags you have identified that are masked as steps of compromise?

When you see that you are walking down the path of compromise, what are some course adjustments you make to get off that path?

Do you have a hard time moving on from your past mistakes?

Read Proverbs 28:13. Who is someone in your life that you trust enough to confess your sins to?

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