LESSON 5 2/10/2016
CHALLENGES FAMILIES FACE
Suggested Hymns: G.H.B. 240, 242
Devotional Reading: Micah 7:5-7
Topic For Adults: Family Built To Survive
Topic For Youths: Lay Lasting Family Foundation
Topic For Intermediates: God’s Grace Is Enough For Your Family’s Problems
Scripture Lesson: Matt. 7:24, 25; 2 Cor. 6:14-16; 1 Cor. 10:13
Memory Verse: Let us therefore come boldly to the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy and find grace to help in time of need. (Heb. 4:16) NKJV
DAILY DEVOTIONAL READING
Marital infidelity is when a married man or woman has sexual relationship with someone else that is not his or her spouse. The society no longer frowns on sexual relationship outside the marriage. It does not matter the name the society chooses to call it, God labels it adultery. When it occurs, it violates the marriage vow taken at the wedding and undermines the very foundation on which the family was built. It destroys the trust, which the spouse has in the offending partner. Sexual immorality wars against the soul (1 Pet. 2:11). It reduces one’s esteem before others – reduce to a crust of bread (Prov. 6:26); wastes resources which would have been used for the family welfare; brings regrets and physical pain (vs 28); and destruction of one’s soul (verse 32). Many homes have been afflicted with sexually transmitted diseases which enter through infidelity.
Point of Emphasis: Let the marriage bed be undefiled, but fornicators and adulterers God will judge.
Prayer Point: Holy Spirit, convict all those who have gone into adultery among our church members.