Senior Youth: Relationships and Sex in the Bible

Contributed by: Phil Trotter

God’s Word has a lot to say about sex and relationships. Use the verses below to help discussion on the questions attached to each heading.

No Shame

Genesis 2:18-2

Who created sexuality?

The Big Picture

Matthew 19:4-6

What are the two other important ingredients to “becoming one”

God’s View of Sex

Song of Songs 1:1-4, 9-16, & 7:1-8:4; Proverbs 5:15-20

How does the Bible portray sexual love?

Whose Standard?

Romans 12:1,2

Are our bodies important to God? What is the ‘pattern of this world’ regarding sex? Is transformation or renewal necessary?

Lust or Love?

1 Thessalonians 4:3-8

What is the difference between love and lust?

Forgiven

1 John 1:9; 1 Corinthians 13:4-7

What if I’ve already gone too far?

Temptation

James 1:13-15

What can we do to stop temptations getting the better of us?

Honour

Hebrews 13:4 / 1Corinthians 6:18-20

Why is honour important in sexuality?