1 Corinthians - Chapter 5 (Week 7) Leader Guide

Key: Sin metastasized in the Body Sexual sins in the Bible: Sin / Consequence 1. Gen 9:20-27: Voyeurism / (Cursed) 2. Gen 6:1-12, Jude 6,7, 2 Peter 2:4: Angels taking human wives / (strange flesh) 3. Gen 18:16-33, 19:1-29, Ezekiel 16:48-50: Homosexuality, Pride, Gluttony, idleness, neglect of the poor and needy / (Destroyed) 4. Gen 19:30-38: Incest, Doubt / (Amorites and Moabite became hated enemies of Israel) 5. Gen 16:1-16, 21:8-21: Abraham, Sarah and Hagar: Adultery, lacked faith in waiting on God s promise / (Islam) 6. Gen 38: Judah and Tamar, Incest, Deception, Prostitution, Manipulation, Control, Hypocrisy / (Did not fulfill obligation) 7. Gen 35:22, 49:3-4, 1 Chronicles 5:1: Defiled his father s marriage bed, Incest (c.f. Gen 39:6-13 Joseph and how it should be handled.) / (Reuben lost his birthright and was cursed) 8. Numbers 25:1-10: Idolatry, unequal yoking / (24,000 killed by plague) 9. Judges 14-16: Broken vows / (blinded, imprisoned, lost power, killed) 10. Judges 19: Benjamite mob and the Levite. Rape, Homosexuality, Lust, Murder / (90,000 Bejamites died) 11. 2 Sam 11-12: David and Bathsheba, Lust, murder, covering sin, lying / (son died) 12. 2 Sam 13: Amnon and Tamar. Insest, lust, hate, rape / (Absalom killed Amnon, David s kingdom fights against Absalom) 13. 2 Sam 16:21-22, 18:6-15. Absalom and his father s wives. Adultery, Rebellion, Dishonoring parents / (Absalom killed by Joab hair caught in tree) 14. 1 Kings 11: Solomon and wives, lust, idolatry / (God tore the kingdom away from Solomon) 15. Proverbs 6:24-26, Seductress and her victim. Adultery, lust, seduction / (The victim's life was snared and preyed upon. The victim reaped judgment, husband's wrath, soul destruction, wounds, dishonor, reproach, no mercy) 16. Romans 1:20-32: lust, sexual immorality, homosexuality, / (Became futile in their thoughts. Their hearts were darkened. They became fools. God gave them up to uncleanness in the lusts of their hearts, to dishonor their bodies among themselves God gave them up to their vile passions (homosexuality). They burned in lust for one another and committed shameful acts. They received due penalty for their acts (sexually transmitted disease, AIDS?). God gave them over to a depraved mind. They were filled with evil. 17. 1 Cor 5:1-13: Incest, Tolerance in the church / (expel the brother) Response of the church Accepting, Boasting (what a good church we are)

Paul s explanation: Yeast (It only takes a little. If you let in a little yeast, it will work through the whole batch) Yeast defined as (Malice a desire to injure and Wickedness) No Yeast defined as (sincerity and truth) In Scope: The church (We are to judge, police, for the church s sake) Out of Scope: the world (God will judge them, else, you have to leave the world) What to do with the immoral brother: 1. 2. 3. 4. Hand over to Satan Put him out of the assembly Do not fellowship with him Do not associate

Categories of people that fit this process: (Next chapter and Eph 5:5, these don t inherit the kingdom of God.) 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Sexually immoral (pornos) fornicator Greedy (lit. covetous) Idolater Slanderer (lit. reviler, railer) Drunkard Swindler (Extortion, lit. ravenous like a wolf.)

How to deal with them: 1. 2. 3. 4. With truth and Love (Eph 4:15) With reconciliation in mind (Matt. 5:21-26) Quickly and with forgiveness Godly process Matthew 18:15-20 a. Go to them one on one b. Go to them with witnesses c. Bring them before the church d. Expel if unrepentant (means they don¶t turn) e. Restore if they do, cautiously to protect the church

1 Corinthians - Chapter 5 (Week 7) Handout
Key: Sexual sins in the Bible Verse Gen 9:20-27 Gen 6:1-12, Jude 6,7, 2 Peter 2:4 Gen 18:16-33, 19:129, Ezekiel 16:48-50 Gen 19:30-38 Gen 16:1-16, 21:8-21 Gen 38 Gen 35:22, 49:3-4, 1 Chronicles 5:1 Numbers 25:1-10 Judges 14-16 Judges 19 2 Sam 11-12 2 Sam 13 2 Sam 16:21-22, 18:6-15 1 Kings 11 Proverbs 6:24-26 Romans 1:20-32 1 Cor 5:1-13 Sin Consequence

Response of the church

In Scope: Out of Scope: What to do with the immoral brother: 1. 2. 3. 4.

Categories of people that fit this process: (Next chapter and Eph 5:5, these don t inherit the kingdom of God.) 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.

How to deal with them: 1. Eph 4:15 2. Mat 5:21-26 3. 4. Mat 18:15-20 5. a. b. c. d. e.

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