5th-6th Grade (Girls) Parent’s Guide for February 25-March 3, 2017

HONOR

Live Pure: Girls – Lesson 3

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Bible

1 Corinthians 6:20; Psalm 139:13-14; 1 Peter 3:3-4; 2 Timothy 2:2 Esther (NLT)

20 for God bought you with a high price. So you must honor God with your body.

13 You made all the delicate, inner parts of my body and knit me together in my mother’s womb. 14 Thank you for making me so wonderfully complex!
Your workmanship is marvelous—how well I know it.

3 Don’t be concerned about the outward beauty of fancy hairstyles, expensive jewelry, or beautiful clothes. 4 You should clothe yourselves instead with the beauty that comes from within, the unfading beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is so precious to God.

22 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.

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Bottom Line

Honor God with Your Body


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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!

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Key Question

How can I honor God with my body?

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Social Media

You will see us posting these images and others like it to connect the weekend teaching with the everyday life of preteen students. Feel free to post this on your own social media accounts and tag us with @mpccfiftysix or just use it to text or email to your own child(ren).

To help students learn more about how much Jesus values them and how they can honor him in their lives.

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