Community Group Questions 2.7.21
Sermon // “Discoveries in Dating” Song of Songs 1:1-7
- When we read SOS 1:1-7 what are all the discoveries about her fiancé we see the bride sharing with us? How many of these are similar to your own experience?
a. Dr. Eggerichs in his work titled Love and Respect teaches that men/husbands value respect, and that men when not respected respond with unloving and unkind words. Do you agree?
b. How do we see the Shulamite’s respect for Solomon in our passage?
c. How does Proverbs 31:23 demonstrate a way in which a wife might respect her husband?
d. How does Proverbs 31:11-12 demonstrate a husband’s respect for his wife?
e. Why does respect play a key role in intimacy?
f. List three ways a marriage can be improved by showing respect.
- Compare and contrast SOS 1:6 and 1 Peter 3:3-4.
a. How does each prioritize physical beauty?
b. How do you tend to inflate or ignore it, and what is a good balance?
- How does 2 Corinthians 6:14 guide us for dating and courting purposes?
a. What are the fact finding goals you might have when dating/courting?