Youth bible study on dating
Most of the time we reserve saying "I love you" until things get more serious.
I even know a guy who is waiting until marriage to speak those words.
Talk about the dangers of lust (checking each other out). Girl magazines have pages called "eye candy" with half naked guys.
You don't want to answer this question so much as you want to get them to start asking a different question: "How do I glorify God with my relationship?And so he says - don't be unequally yoked with nonbelievers. Whoever seeks to keep their life will lose it and whoever loses their life will preserve it. This definitely applies to our dating relationships. Giving our lives to Christ also includes our dating, our sex, our singleness, our marriage. We're not here to talk about STDs and teen pregnancy. because we know that something more than the physical has taken place.We're here to talk about how great, meaningful, loving, and godly sex can be - when done under the right conditions. When someone is raped they don't just experience physical pain. I asked one of my Juniors when they were planning on having sex and they said, "I'm not sure... probably when I'm 22." We got to have an awesome dialogue about God's expectations for his sex life.
I met a drunk girl on the streets of my hometown one day while out with a friend. She said, "I've had sex with a lot of people - but I've never made love with anyone." She had decided... There is no such thing as "friends with benefits."The thing is... You'd never compare it to someone who broke their arm once. People who are raped or molested experience physical pain, psychological pain, emotional pain, and spiritual pain. One of my youth told me a story about a girl who (Before I came to this church) asked, "Where in the Bible does it say that people can't have sex until marriage?