Community Group Questions 4.25.21
Sermon // “Leading in Love Part 2” Song of Songs 7:11-8:4
- Read Hebrews 13:4-5 and discuss how covetousness can play a role in sexual temptations.
- Read SOS 7:10-13 and discuss why you think it is important for Solomon and Shulamite to have this time away together in light of Hebrews 13 saying marriage is “honorable.”
- Read Luke 5:12-16.
a. Reading these verses how would you describe Jesus’ schedule?
b. How busy do you think he might have been based on the needs around him?
c. Right when things were the busiest and greatest what did he do?
d. What does this teach us about getting away?
- What does 1 Corinthians 7:5 tell you about the need for occasional intentional intervention for married couples?
a. How good are the married couples in your group at applying this?
b. How can you make this a priority?
- Read Proverbs 7:15-18.
a. How do you think these verses compare to the language of SOS? How easy would it be to confuse these words as representative of true love?
b. Who is the woman who is using such enticing language? (Proverbs 7:10-12)
i. When in the day does she appear (9)?
ii. How do we know she is an adulterer? (19-20)
iii. Who was her target? (7-8)
iv. What did she do to seduce him? (21)
c. What is the power of sexual seduction? Why are discernment and watchfulness so necessary in this world? (22-23)
d. How do you think this scenario can play out in the internet world?