RCCG House Fellowship Leader Manual For June 6, 2021, Lesson 40 : Topic – Immorality Is Forbidden For Heaven Bound Christians

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RCCG House Fellowship Leader Manual For June 6, 2021, Lesson 40 : Topic – Immorality Is Forbidden For Heaven Bound Christians

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TOPIC: Immorality Is Forbidden For Heaven Bound Christians

OPENING PRAYER: Father, please help me to forbid what You forbid.

PREVIOUS KNOWLEDGE: The leader should ask the members to describe Ananias and Sapphira, his wife, in the bible.

MEMORY VERSE: Flee also youthful lusts: but follow righteousness, faith, charity, peace, with them that call on the Lord out of a pure heart. – 2 Timothy 2:22

BIBLE TEXT: 1 Corinthians 6:9-11, 1 Corinthians 6:18-20, Galatians 5:19-21 (KJV)

1 Corinthians 6:9-11;
9 Know ye not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor abusers of themselves with mankind,

10 Nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners, shall inherit the kingdom of God.

11 And such were some of you: but ye are washed, but ye are sanctified, but ye are justified in the name of the Lord Jesus, and by the Spirit of our God.

1 Corinthians 6:18-20;
18 Flee fornication. Every sin that a man doeth is without the body; but he that committeth fornication sinneth against his own body.

19 What? know ye not that your body is the temple of the Holy Ghost which is in you, which ye have of God, and ye are not your own?

20 For ye are bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body, and in your spirit, which are God’s.

Galatians 5:19-21;
19 Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are these; Adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness,

20 Idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, variance, emulations, wrath, strife, seditions, heresies,

21 Envyings, murders, drunkenness, revellings, and such like: of the which I tell you before, as I have also told you in time past, that they which do such things shall not inherit the kingdom of God.

LESSON INTRODUCTION:
Moral according to the english dictionary is concerned with principles of right and wrong behaviours. Morality is perceived as the ability to know and do what is acceptable before God and the society. Immorality on the other hand is the violation of moral laws, norms or standards. Morality refers to things that are right while immorality has to do with things that are wrong. It is evil, sinful, or otherwise wrong behaviour. It manifests in the following areas:

– sexual immorality (bestiality – sexual intercourse between human and animal, homosexuality / lesbianism, masturbation, rape, incestuous, transsexuals and so on)
– drug abuse
– stealing or armed robbery
– negative influence of social media
– peer group influence
– love for money and material things etc.

LEADERS DIARY:
LESSON AIM: To explain vividly the term ‘immorality’ and its types.

TEACHING OBJECTIVES: At the end of the lesson, members should be able to:
i. Give clear causes of immorality.
ii. And its consequences.

TEXT REVIEW: 1 Corinthians 6:9-11, Galatians 5:19-21
i. The bible emphasizes through our texts especially 1 Corinthians 6:18-20 the grieveousness of immorality as a sin.
ii. That, it is a sin committed against the body.
iii. We must flee from it.

TEACHING METHOD: The leader should use the interactive / discussion method.

TIME MANAGEMENT: Share the teaching time using the suggested time schedule.

LESSON OUTLINES: There are two outlines:

A: CAUSES OF IMMORALITY INCLUDE:

  1. Over pampering of children. – Proverbs 23:13-14
  2. Parental negligence. – 1 Samuel 2:29
  3. State of the economy (poverty, joblessness)
  4. Negative peer influence.
  5. Negative influence of the social media.
  6. Idleness (David and Bathsheba in 2 Samuel 11:2-5)
  7. Lack of contentment. – 1 Timothy 6:6-10
  8. Loneliness.
  9. Spiritual problems.
  10. Clubbing and partying.
  11. Being alone with the opposite sex.
  12. Secular christianity – Lack of deep spirituality. – 2 Corinthians 5:16-17
  13. Addiction to alcohol and hard drugs.

B: CONSEQUENCES OF IMMORALITY:

  1. Unwanted pregnancy which may lead to abortion, untimely death etc..
  2. Drug abusers are more susceptible to diseases like cancer of the brain and lung.
  3. Sexually transmitted diseases.
  4. Immorality breeds single parenthood.
  5. David was cursed in 2 Samuel 12:10 because he engaged in sexual immorality.
  6. Eli’s children died prematurely. – 1 Samuel 4:18
  7. Reuben lost his inheritance as the first born. – Genesis 49:1-4
  8. Unanswered prayers. – Isaiah 59:1-2
  9. Samson lost his destiny and died prematurely. – Judges 16
  10. Incurring God’s wrath. – 1 Corinthians 10:8-10

ACTIVITY: What are the causes of immorality?

SUMMARY: Guard your heart jealously because immorality starts from there.

CONCLUSION: The bible in James 4:7 says “Submit yourself therefore to God. Resist the devil and he will flee from you.” Also Psalm 24:3-4 and Matthew 5:8 tells us to know that it is impossible to maintain a healthy intimacy with God when our bodies and souls are given over to impurities of any kind.

PRAYER POINTS:

  1. Thank God for the salvation of your soul.
  2. Ask God to break every ungodly relationship in your life by fire.
  3. Pray for the rapid growth of RCCG spiritually, numerically and materially.
  4. Pray for Daddy G.O. and His family.
  5. Personal prayer request.

ASSIGNMENT: Diligently carry out all the daily tasks outlined in the GOLDEN DIET below.

GOLDEN DIET FOR THE WEEK (print or write it out so that you can participate daily):

MONDAY:
2 Timothy 2:19-21 – Guard your relationship with Christ jealously.

TUESDAY:
Genesis 39:7-12 – Flee from immorality like Joseph.

WEDNESDAY:
2 Corinthians 6:14 – Don’t be unequally yoked with unbelievers.

THURSDAY:
1 Thessalonians 5:17 – Consistent prayer life.

FRIDAY:
Joshua 1:8, Psalm 119:11 – Consistent study of the scripture.

SATURDAY:
Romans 8:5-8 – Spiritual rebirth

SUNDAY:
1 Timothy 6:11 – Follow after righteousness.

House Fellowship Anthem

  1. I love this family Of God,
    So closely knitted into one,
    They have taken me into their arms
    And ‘am so glad to be
    A part of this great family
  2. I bless this family of God,
    So greatly prospered by the Lord,
    They have taken me into their arms
    And ‘am so glad to be
    A part of this great family
  3. I know this family of God,
    So deeply rooted in the word,
    They have taken me into their arms
    And ‘am so glad to be
    A part of this great family
  4. I see this family of God,
    So highly lifted above all,
    They have taken me into their arms
    And ‘am so glad to be
    A part of this great family
  5. Come and join this family of God,
    So highly favoured by the Lord,
    They have taken me into their arms
    And ‘am so glad to be
    A part of this great family

SUGGESTED TIME SCHEDULE
10 minutes for Opening Prayer, Praise and Worship
10 minutes for Testimonies
15 minutes for Bible Discussion
15 minutes for General Prayers
10 minutes for Questions & Answers
5 minutes for Welcoming New Members
10 minutes for Announcements, Offering, House Fellowship Anthem & Closing Prayers.
Total – 60 Minutes (1 Hour)

AUTHOR:
Pastor E.A. Adeboye.
The General Overseer of, The Redeemed Christian Church Of God.

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