Amen.” PREVIOUS LESSON REVIEW: Say, “Last week we discussed what the bible says about homosexuality.Who remembers how Jesus responded to the Samaritan woman at the well (in consideration of her sexual sin)?Andy Stanley explores the challenges, assumptions, and land mines associated with dating in the twenty-first century. But it is not as hard as getting married and being unprepared. Jesus’ call to treat women with esteem and honor can seem old fashioned or counterintuitive.Best of all, he offers the most practical and uncensored advice you will ever hear on this topic. Think about a couple of things you can do this week to become that person—the right person. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. However, if we want our dating and marriage relationships to thrive, it’s a truth we can’t ignore.However, even among Christians, there are differences as to whether you should or should not date.The choice is up to you and your parents, but Christian teens should still know God’s perspective on dating.
SMALL GROUP USEThis book includes a section of questions that may be used for small group study. And, generally, rules are set up to protect, to guide, and to help. Husbands, in the same way be considerate as you live with your wives, and treat them with respect as the weaker partner and as heirs with you of the gracious gift of life, so that nothing will hinder your prayers.Additionally, a DVD is available as a companion to this book (sold separately). I Peter 3:7 Culture convinces us - and sometimes we convince ourselves - that sex is only physical. In this message, Andy addresses common myths about sex outside of marriage and has two specific challenges going forward. Becoming the person who the person you are looking for is looking for is hard. In this week’s message, Andy reveals the danger of this mindset and challenges men to embrace a biblical view of the women in their lives.MAIN IDEA: Dating is not a decision to be taken lightly.God’s word gives us criteria for dating and marriage, although singleness is also a calling.