BIBLE AND FRIENDS
Live Pure: Boys – Lesson 2
Psalm 119:9 (NLT)
How can a young person stay pure? By obeying your word. 10 I have tried hard to find you— don’t let me wander from your commands. 11 I have hidden your word in my heart, that I might not sin against you.
1 Corinthians 15:33 (NLT)
Don’t be fooled by those who say such things, for “bad company corrupts good character.”
2 Timothy 2:22 (NLT)
Run from anything that stimulates youthful lusts. Instead, pursue righteous living, faithfulness, love, and peace. Enjoy the companionship of those who call on the Lord with pure hearts.
Live Pure with the Bible and Friends
Focus of Teaching for This Series
These four-weeks will challenge preteens to value purity. Both boys and girls groups will be on the same topic, but handling it differently from week to week. Based on Philippians 1:9-11 and Ephesians 5:3, preteens will be challenged to honor their bodies and minds as a dwelling place of the Holy Spirit. Guys and girls will learn to make wise relationship choices as they understand what it means to pursue righteousness. They will discover the value of keeping their minds, hearts and relationships pure and be challenged to live it out.
We live in a culture that bombards preteens with messages that contradict purity. These messages come from all angles and are constantly tempting them. Some of the sources include: commercials, TV shows, social media, websites, movies, music, magazines, etc. Rather than allowing culture to shape their lives, this series will help preteens to allow God to shape them. The series will leave preteens realizing it’s totally worth it to listen to what God has to say about purity!
How do you stay pure?
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To help students learn how to live pure through reading the Bible and developing healthy friendships.