Series: Sound Sense For Successful Living (4 of 7) by Stuart Briscoe

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NOTE: This sermon is part 7 and 8 of a 14 part sermon series. Two sermons outlines are included in this download.


Part 7: Straight Talk About Sex – Part 2
Series: Sound Sense For Successful Living
Stuart Briscoe
Proverbs 5:15-23

The need to control sex and at the same time give it adequate expression is a problem for every society. Sex uncontrolled will lead to all manner of illegitimate sexual activity outside of marriage, but sex unappreciated will lead to inadequate sexual expression within the confines of marriage. Sex within marriage involves:

I. The Foundation of Mutual Commitment.

A. The nature of mutual commitment.
1. The exhaustive nature…“thine own.” Song of Solomon 2:16

2. The exclusive nature…“only thine own.”

3. The expensive nature…“well, cistern.” 19:14

4. The extensive nature…“wife or thy youth.” 2:17

B. The nurture of mutual commitment.
1. The well-being of the well. Genesis 26:15-18

2. The care of the cistern. Jeremiah 2:13

3. The forsaking of the fountain. Jeremiah 2:13


Part 8: Assorted Disasters and How to Avoid Them
Series: Sound Sense For Successful Living
Stuart Briscoe
Proverbs 6:1-19

Giving warning of impending disaster is one of the most necessary and least appreciated functions of human society. The Scriptures do not sidestep the issue but meet it head on. So must we.

I. Beware of Ill-considered Kindness. vv. 1-5

A. Kindness-a Christian grace.
Evidence of:
1. Goodness. Psalm 112:5

2. Affection. Romans 12:10

B. Kindness-a potential snare.
1. For the benefactor.

2. For the beneficiary.

C. Kindness-a tough predicament.
1. Deliver yourself.

2. Deny your friend.
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