Posts Tagged ‘Sex’

Fully Submitted Sexuality

Posted: March 20, 2016 by keystoneyouth in Fusion Lessons
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 Attention Funnel: Jimmy Kimmel Video

 Big Idea: God commands us to express our sexuality according to His good rules.

 Main Points:

ALL people are created in the image of God (Gen. 1:26-27)

God’s laws are for our good (1 Tim. 1:8-10)

The goal is a sexuality submitted to God (Lev. 18:22, 20:13; Romans 1:26-27; 1 Cor. 6:9-11)

Your sexuality doesn’t have to be your identity (1 Cor. 6:9-11)

Hope: God’s grace is sufficient for today.  (more…)

The Porn Distortion

Posted: March 13, 2016 by keystoneyouth in Fusion Lessons
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 Big Idea: We do battle against pornography by replacing it with something better.

 Passage: 1 John 2:5-10; Psalm 16:11; 46:1; Ephesians 1:3-5; 2 Corinthians 5:21

 Main Points:

Pornography is addictive and destructive.

Pornography offers promises it can never deliver on.

God offers promises that He can fully delivery on.

Hope: We get set free by grace as we battle to believe the gospel.

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Let’s Be Clear

Posted: February 27, 2016 by keystoneyouth in Fusion Lessons
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Attention Funnel: Top 15 Odd Warning Signs

 Introduction:

  • Last week we talked about marriage. And we just shortly mentioned sex in that lesson. I said that marriage is the only safe place for sex because it the only relationship that is protected by a covenant.
  • This week we’re going talk more about sex. I want to be clear about the dangers and the foolishness of sex outside of marriage while at the same time celebrating sex within marriage and putting it in it’s proper place.
  • We are going to look first at a passage from Proverbs tonight that actually does this exact thing.
  • Much of Proverbs is a book written from the perspective of a father to a son (but we could also include daughter in there). It is not just meant to be for men but also for women.
  • The son seems to be just on the verge of adulthood. Some commentators think the son is in his mid to late teens.
  • The father is talking to this teenage son (and daughter) and he is encouraging him to pursue wisdom and turn away from foolishness.
  • He’s offering two paths of life – wisdom or foolishness, good or false good.
  • In Proverbs 5, the father is addressing the issue of sex..
  • The Father warns us about the foolishness of sex outside of marriage while highlighting the wisdom that confines sex to within marriage and celebrates the gift that it is.

Big Idea: Sex is a good gift from God.

Passage: Proverbs 5; John 4:10-18; Isaiah 1:18

Main Points:

  • Sex outside of marriage is dressed in lies and followed by consequences.
  • Sex within marriage should be celebrated and enjoyed.
  • Sex is good, but sex is not God.
  • Hope: In Christ, there are NO damaged goods.

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Beautiful Mystery

Posted: February 23, 2016 by keystoneyouth in Fusion Lessons
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Attention Funnel: Would You Rather… 10 Years From Now

Series Introduction:

  • Why Fusion?
    • Fusion is the thing that happens when two objects come together to form a new object. In chemistry it’s when two nuclei are rammed into each other to form a brand new nuclei. This is a great description of marriage and of what sex is meant to confirm.
    • I also titled this fusion because I’m often going to use the metaphor of electricity throughout this series. When I think fusion I think of two wires that are fused together so that electricity can pass through them.   Ultimately I hope that you’ll see that sex, like electricity is a wonderful thing, but when it is used improperly it can be damaging, destructive, and deadly.
  • What’s coming up?
    • Week 1 – Marriage, Week 2 – Sex, Week 3 – Dating, Week 4 – Pornography, Week 5 – Homosexuality, Week 6 – Singleness, Week 7 – Panel (Sr. High Only)

 Lesson Introduction:

  • Why talk to Senior Highers and Junior Highers about marriage?
  • Two Reasons:
    • 1) Many of you will probably get married someday – and I want to even now start preparing you for that.
    • 2) Because marriage needs to be the proper framework through which we view everything else in this series. In order to understand sex, dating, singleness, and the distortions of sex that we are going to look at. We need to first understand what the Bible says about marriage.

 Big Idea: God created and designed marriage for one man and one woman.

  • This is what we see clearly in Genesis 2:24.
  • God creates marriage and makes it clear that it’s meant for one man and one woman.
  • This is also what Jesus affirms about marriage when he comes.
  • Some people are asking him about divorce and he points them back to Genesis… marriage is for one man and one woman.
  • Some people want to say that Jesus didn’t speak clearly about marriage. That’s false. Jesus clearly affirms that marriage is created by God and meant for one man and one woman.
  • And we also see in both of these passages that the husband and wife will hold fast to one another and become one flesh.

Main Points:

  • Marriage is the closest human relationship that exists.
  • Marriage is a covenant, NOT a contract.
  • Marriage is a window into something much greater!

Passage: Genesis 2:18-25; Matthew 19:4-6; Ephesians 5:22-23, 25, 31-32; Revelation 19:6-8

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Keystone Youth Ministry

Five Shades of Gray—Biblical Wisdom & Culture’s Blurred Lines

Week #4

3.914 & 3.12.14

 

Purpose:  Apply the truth of the gospel to areas of life where the Bible doesn’t speak or the world doesn’t listen.

 

Week 4:  NSFL—Pornography & the Sexualization of America

  • Date:  3.9.14 & 3.12.14
  • Purpose:  Warn youth of the dangers of sexual expression outside of marriage.
  • Main Points:
    • We live in a super sex-saturated world.
    • Sex is a covenant good, not consumer good.
    • Pornography is an addictive poison.
    • Christians fight porn with a superior pleasure.
    • Hope—The cross proves God loves us & commands what’s best for us.

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Five Shades of Gray—Biblical Wisdom & Culture’s Blurred Lines

Week #4

3.914 & 3.12.14

Purpose:  Apply the truth of the gospel to areas of life where the Bible doesn’t speak or the world doesn’t listen.

Week 4:  NSFL—Pornography & the Sexualization of America

  • Date:  3.9.14 & 3.12.14
  • Purpose:  Warn youth of the dangers of sexual expression outside of marriage.
  • Main Points:
    • Porn culture has become mainstream.
    • Sex is a covenant good, not consumer good.
    • Pornography is an addictive poison.
    • Christians battle porn with a superior pleasure.
    • Hope—The cross proves God loves us & commands what’s best for us.

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