Chapter 12 1. I Corinthians 6:19-20 says, "Do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God? You are not your own; you were bought at a price. Therefore honor God with your body." What are some ways that you can honor God with your body? 2. Why is a smile the most important beauty tool? Can you think of someone you know whose smile makes them beautiful? 3. It says on page 181, "I determine to forget about myself and focus on how I can love and serve others." What blessings can come to you and others with this attitude? 4. Have you ever read Psalm 139: 13-16 in a beauty magazine? How does God's idea of beauty differ from the world's view?
Why are married women more apt to enjoy sex than single women?
The Shulammite woman in Song of Songs shows us that sex is not a matter of
looking for what we can get; it's looking for what we can give. Can you think of any commonly held beliefs today that encourage the opposite idea? 3. Why is it important that you want to look attractive for your husband?
Chapter 14 1. In this chapter we are told to ask God to help us develop hearts of contentment. How can distinguishing between a want and a need enhance our understanding of contentment? 2. Why is it that most people will not save or invest adequately unless they do so systematically? 3. Which verses from Proverbs that were listed in Power Point brought new insight about your views on handling money?
Chapter 15 1. Proverbs 31 serves as a reminder that we should focus on our strengths and not focus on our weaknesses. Share some strengths and weaknesses you possess and how you will draw out more blessings for your husband from them. 2. Ecclesiastes 3:1 reminds us, "There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under heaven." Did God show you some ways this week that you can balance your life by adding or deleting from your calendar? 3. Has God revealed any ways that you could reach out and meet others' needs in your community with the abilities he has given you?