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  1. Ethix: Chapter 1 Standing up for what is right

  2. Ephesians 5:1-2 1 Be imitators of God, therefore, as dearly loved children 2 and live a life of love, just as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us as a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God.

  3. Ephesians 5:1-2 1 Be of God, therefore, as dearly loved 2 and live a life of , just as loved us and gave himself up for us as a fragrant and sacrifice to God.

  4. Pray, Read, Grow Start off your Bible reading time with prayer. When you are ready, read quietly according to your Bible study plan and complete a personal journal on what you’ve read.

  5. Happiness T-Chart

  6. Ephesians 5:1-2 1 Be imitators of God, therefore, as dearly loved children 2 and live a life of love, just as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us as a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God.

  7. Ephesians 5:1-2 1 Be of God, therefore, as dearly loved 2 and live a life of , just as loved us and gave himself up for us as a fragrant and sacrifice to God.

  8. Ephesians 5:1-2 1 Be of , therefore, as loved 2 and live a of , just as loved us and himself up for as a fragrant and to .

  9. So what is Happiness? Definition Ideas:

  10. Chapter 1 Discussion Questions • Clock Activity: Walk around and make “appointments” with four different people by putting their name down for that time. (Both people need to write each other’s names down for the SameTime.) • Answer the questions as we read (starting with 12 o'clock and move clockwise). This is an independent task. • When instructed, find your “appointment” person and compare answers. Add to or adjust your answers as needed.

  11. Class Discuss Questions • Class Discussion Question 1: “Why do so many young people today lack a sense of purpose and meaning in their lives?” • Many young people have bought into the false view of happiness promoted by our culture and are focused on thrills and material goods. • Class Discussion Question 2: “So many people live their entire lives trying to find happiness and meaning in a place it simply can’t be found. Are you willing to entertain another possibility?” (p. 4)

  12. Small Group Discussion questions • Discuss the quote “Sow a thought, reap an act; sow an act, reap a habit; sow a habit, reap a character; sow a character, reap a destiny.” (SGD 1, p. 11] • Why do you think we can find happiness only when we stop focusing so much on ourselves? (SGD 2, p. 11)]

  13. RWA#3 How can our daily choices be shaping our destinies? Can you think of any examples of this principle working in your life? (Q1, p. 11)

  14. Ephesians 5:1-2 1 Be imitators of God, therefore, as dearly loved children 2 and live a life of love, just as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us as a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God.

  15. Ephesians 5:1-2 1 Be of God, therefore, as dearly loved 2 and live a life of , just as loved us and gave himself up for us as a fragrant and sacrifice to God.

  16. Ephesians 5:1-2 1 Be of , therefore, as loved 2 and live a of , just as loved us and himself up for as a fragrant and to .

  17. Thursday • Memory Verse Quiz • Discuss Last Night’s RWA in Small Groups • Why do you think we can find happiness only when we stop focusing so much on ourselves? (SGD 2, p. 11)]

  18. Happiness or Emptiness • What is the most important thing for us to focus on? • Building God’s kingdom and living rightly • What is happiness? • When we become virtuous people committed to building God’s kingdom • When do we find our place in life? • When we stop focusing solely on ourselves(Discuss how we do that.) • What are the 4 reasons why right choices are so important? • build character, protect us, provide for us, make us examples to our peers • Why does God put up moral boundaries? • For our benefit(share examples)

  19. Class Discussion Questions • Tuesday we talked about God’s protection. In what other ways can our choices protect us? How else can right choices provide blessings for us? (SGD 3, p. 11) • Read Ethix (p. 10) Small Group Discussion Question: “Have any of you been forced to take a stand for what is right? Take turns sharing experiences when you stood up for what is right or when you missed an opportunity to take such a stand.” (SGD 4, p. 11)