Protecting Against Pornography 1

Series: Protecting against Pornography
Presenter: Viji Roberts

This presentation will introduce the need for protecting against pornography—the “elephant in the room” that no one wants to address but is a pressing matter for every elder. Part one of three.

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Remember It

Contemplate these questions, then click on each question to see the answer.
1. How do we know that sexual purity is important to God?
This matter is addressed frequently in the Scriptures, both in the Old Testament and in the New Testament.
2. What did the speaker say was the best way to feed God’s flock?
Regular, systematic expository Bible teaching.
3. Give references to support the statement, “Churches have a responsibility to warn, to teach and to equip their members”.
Matthew 28:20. Acts 20:26-27. 1 Peter 2:11.

Discuss It

  1. What can you do as a church leader to make it easier for the people to approach you with their struggle with pornography?
  2. What plans must church leaders draw up to teach the “whole counsel of God” that includes teaching on protecting against pornography?

Apply It

  1. Think of and write down some examples that are relevant for each of the five stages of addiction as described by Dr. Victor Cline -- Early exposure - Addiction – Escalation – Desensitization - Acting out sexually.

Digging Deeper

Porn Might Have Hijacked Your Brain: Time To Take It Back,”  by John Piper

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