Obey God and Parents Mk. 12:30 love God.... and youll obey Col. 3:20 obey parents Parents Take Charge Eph. 6:4 train, admonish – set, enforce rules
Predetermine What You Want Josh. 24:14-15 to serve God godly, ungodly boyfriend / girlfriend 1 Cor. 15:33 evil companions.... evil boyfriend / girlfriend....
Make it a Spiritual Relationship 2 Cor. 6:14-17 best relationships are spiritual Suggestions: go to church together Bible study discuss relationship be consistent discuss moral standards
Flee Lusts 2 Tim. 2:22 flee, run to safety 1 Tim. 2:9-10 godly attire 1 Th. 5:22 abstain, every form of evil Suggestions: take Jesus expect end of time, Jesus return no sexual movies, TV, music dont be home alone do things in groups dont go to secluded places dont go places where theres sin dont dance
Avoid Every Form of Fornication 1 Cor. 6:18-20 flee fornication Definitions: "Fornication" denotes "illicit sexual intercourse" (Vine's) and includes adultery, homosexuality, and bestiality. "Intercourse" denotes "physical sexual contact between individuals that involves the genitalia of at least one person" (Webster). Petting (2 nd base), some forms of dancing Most teens dont want premarital sex Communicate your moral position....
Have Fun! Ja. 1:17 every good thing from God Fun when in a godly relationship Fun when put God first