Philippians 2:5-11

“What’s love got to do with it?” blasted Tina Turner in 1984. What, indeed! The word “love” is used extensively in our culture and also in the Bible, but while they both use the same word, they mean very different things. Find out why defining love correctly changes your approach to sexuality as we look at the conclusion to the series Biblical Sexuality with “Does Love Matter?”

MESSAGE STUDY NOTES (also as PDF download above)

Do you recognize Valentine’s Day? Why or why not?

Matthew 5:10-12; Romans 6:12, 13:14; I Corinthians 4:7, 13:6; Philippians 2:3-8; Colossians 3:2, 5; I Peter 1:14, 2:11

Complications: 1) Self-righteousness, 2) people-pleasing
Dealing with Sexual Desires
1) Destroy unwanted desires
2) Don’t fall backward
3) Play keep-away
Responding to Brokenness
1) Consider the sameness
2) Let go of your self-interest
3) Be willing to be humbled
4) Be a servant

1. What are some of the lies our culture tries to tell us about sex?
How can we battle against them?
2. What is the biggest takeaway from this series for you? Why?

If NAC is going to be a family where sexual healing (wholeness) can be found, how do you see that happening?

What are some ways you think you can make your mentee feel comfortable talking about their sexual brokenness?