Purity

Question for Home Groups or private reflection

Questions
  1. How were the Corinthian Christians justifying their sexual immorality (see verse 13)?
  2. Why is it so important to God that Christians remain pure and abstain from sexual immorality:
    1. (see verse 13)
    2. (see verse 18)
    3. (see verses 9-11 & Eph 5:3)
    4. (see 1 Thes 4:3, 7-8)
  3. Christians sometimes say that God sees all sin as the same. Do you think verse 18 challenges or supports that view? Why?
Reflection & Application
  1. Share one thing from the sermon that most stood out to you?
  2. Nobody is immune to sexual temptation, not even Pastors. What things can we do to lessen the chances that we will succumb to temptation?
  3. The way to ultimately defeat temptation is to replace our desire for sin with a greater desire for Jesus. What things can we do to increase our desire to be closer to Jesus?
  4. How can we help each other in these things?
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