Bible Studies March 8, Meeting the right person, getting married, and living happily ever after in a house with a white picket fence, is a dream that invades the minds of most people. While the white picket fence may have gone by the wayside, meeting the right person and living happily ever after has not.
But what about Mr. Are we to give up the dream altogether? This week we offer lesson one in this study, and we invite you to participate with us. If you are not in a Bible Study group, find a few friends who have similar needs to yours, and invite them to participate in the study with you. Usually before they do. We think we do. But in the end, regardless of how many potential right candidates there are, one and only one is chosen.
As of the writing of this book, it appears that five contestants chose well. They moved on to the next right person.
Then they set off looking for the Right Person. They met someone they were physically attracted to, added sex to the relationship right away, and fell into a kind of neurochemical bliss that made them believe that not only had they never loved like this, no one in human history had. But once they got married, they had a problem: Neither the husband nor the wife knew anything about relationships. Soon enough, their relationship problems began causing chemistry problems.
The sexual part of the marriage died, leaving both of them frustrated and confused. Separation and divorce followed. No one wants to watch a movie about a happily married couple. Think about some popular movies, TV shows, and songs about romance. Which of the rules do you agree with? Which ones do you disagree with? Watch Session 1 Video Note anything that impacts you.
How have you seen this way of thinking affect your relationships or those of your friends? Read 1 Corinthians Which of the qualities mentioned is most difficult for you to exhibit? Which quality do you value most in the people you date? Are the qualities in the two lists the same? If not, why not? What kind of guy or girl do you think that person is looking for? Are you spending more time looking for the right person or becoming the right person?
You need to become the right person. Between Sessions Memorize these key verses during the coming week: Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. We would love to hear from you!