Another awesome sermon, I listened to this one on Tuesday ( 2 days ago)
Again, my full notes are available.
I will quickly sum up a few of the most important points.
Requirements for (any) relationship:
- Spiritual Leadership in Scripture
- Ephesians 5 – Give Life for Her – Protect her and care for her – stay with her if she needs you
- Economic care
Interest in Girls: Signal to start preparing → assume responsibility – Manhood (NOT SIGNAL FOR STARTING)
If clothing is a frame for your face, it is from God.
If clothing is a frame for your body, it is sensual, and God hates it.
If you spend enough time alone with a girl you are attracted to, you will fall. Flee from youthful lusts! They are more dangerous than the devil!
please listen to the sermon and read my full notes if you are interested in this topic.
Yesterday, I listened to a very good sermon on sexual purity by Rick Holland.
My complete notes are available here:
I will sum up the 6 main points: Proverbs 5
- Learn from the Bible! → 1 Kings 3-4 Solomon’s wisdom came from God, So the Proverbs are good.
Keep words ready on your lips to fight temptation.
The DAD talks to his son about sex. Rick: about 10 years old.
Do NOT forget the pleasure part.
Reaction of the sons – blessing from God: they came back and asked questions! 🙂
- Uncover the deception of sexual sin.
Not only women seduce men, men also seduce women!
In the bible, flirting only happens in adultery or in the context of marriage!
In these times, a 1 edged sword was a tool, but a 2 edged sword was purely a weapon → the temptress is a lethal weapon!
The course of this woman’s life leads to death.
She is persuasive and dangerous.
- Learn the value of a safe distance.
Josef principle: RUN as far as possible. As soon as you start thinking about it.
Romans 13: Put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no provision to the flesh with regard to its lust. ⇒ It is a contradiction for someone to say they want to fight sexual temptation, and to do everything possible to expose themselves to pornography.
- Unmask the Consequences of sin.
Verse 9: Losing dignity
Verses 10-11: Losing resources
Verses 12-13: Remorse and regret
Verse 14: Public disgrace
Your Spouse will lose trust!
You will lose your peace (of mind).
Others will gain an opportunity to make fun of Christ!
- Unlock the satisfaction of marital fidelity!
Cisterns where a privilege of the rich.
⇒ Satisfaction only comes from your spouse.
Sex is ONE PART of expressing love.
Song of Solomon 7: Be entranced not only by her body, but BY HER LOVE.
If you are satisfied at home, sexually, you are not tempted as much outside.
- Unleash the power of god knowing everything.
Hebrews 4:13 EVERYTHING is revealed before God!
Are you more afraid of other people or of God?