Confirmation Day 5: I Need the Word of Grace Each Day (L4)


Lesson 4: Sexuality Issues

Objective: God gave sexuality for man and woman in marriage, to continue human life; The enemy of souls tempts to misuse our sexuality

Learning Outcome:Explain how my sexuality is a gift from God

Confirmation Exercise Questions

None

Reference Material

Booklet Song:

Master, the times are corrupt and enticing. / Grant us Your Word of instruction and blessing. / Ne’er let our hearts to this world be conforming, / That from Your kingdom not one would be drowning. (SHZ 479 v.2)

Booklet Text:

Watch ye therefore, and pray always, that ye may be accounted worthy to escape all these things that shall come to pass, and to stand before the Son of man.(Luke 21:36)

Additional Reference Material

Scripture

Genesis 38:10; Lev. 18:22; 2 Sam. 11; Prov. 7; Eccl. 1:9; Luke 5:8, 21:36; 1 Jn. 1:8,10; Rom. 1: 26,27; 3:23, 7:17; 1 Cor. 10:13; Col. 3:5,6; 2 Tim. 2:22; James 1:14,15;

Curriculum

None

Additional Lesson Points

  • Sexuality is intended for marriage, between a husband and wife
  • It is in marriage only that sexual life is realized with a sense of responsibility. (V to V)
  • Believers need to be very watchful and battle against temptation
  • Masturbation is a sin
  • It is sin to live a gay, lesbian lifestyle
  • Appeal to creation and genetics does not justify homosexual relations
  • If you have personal questions and fears about sexuality, talk to a trusted believer
  • The gospel is the power of God

Discuss

  • Dress: How we dress may arouse fleshly desires in others
  • Attitudes towards the opposite sex
  • Avoid physical contact that arouses the flesh
  • Man’s glorification of the body (sex symbol)
  • Casual dating – Sexual contact, casual sex
  • Sins of the flesh – Masturbation, pornography, other

Resources

LLC Website: LLC Position Statement – Homosexual Behavior is Sin Victory to Victory, Sexual Life and Its Irregularities, E. Pelkonen, pages 69-74; He Created Them Male and Female, L. Värynen, Fortifying the Foundation, pages 74-75; Male and Female, At the Crossroads of Choosing, pages 37-42.

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Day 1: Welcome!
Day 2: God, the Triune God
Day 3: Jesus, the Son of God
Day 4: The Holy Spirit, The Spirit of God
Day 5: I Need the Word of Grace Each Day
Day 6: Caring for Faith Within the Congretion
Day 7: Mission Work: Go Ye Therefore and Teach All Nations
Day 8: Wrap-up
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