DON'T LET PEER PRESSURE KEEP YOU FROM PLEASING GOD
JESUS CHOSE THE APPROVAL OF GOD OVER THE APPROVAL OF MEN
1 Pet. 2:4 "REJECTED BY MEN, BUT CHOICE AND PRECIOUS IN THE SIGHT OF GOD"
remember the building analogy
We hear a lot about peer pressure - the pressure to conform;
1 Peter 2:4
Peer Pressure, Approval, Uniformity
A commercial we watched for Prada didn’t try to sell clothes or accessories. It’s intent was to sell an "image". Satan’s the same - his goal is to sell us an "image". But what does he try to sell us on, and how can we avoid being snared by his sales pitch
OPEN: The minister’s group I’m part of came up with this title: The Devil Wears Prada. It was based on a movie by that same name (and I found out later there was a Rock group that same name).
But in researching this sermon I found that Prada is a high class Italian fashion Company known for
2 Corinthians 11:1-15
Image, Satan, Servant, Divorce, Staff, Sex, Alcohol, Throne, Std, Peer Pressure, Clothing, Style, Booze, Fashion, Commercial, Great, Sin Deceptive, Masquerade, Authority, Package, Sale
Christian/Church Of Christ
A friend is someone we turn to when our spirits need lift. Are you such a one or trying to be one.
YOUTHS MAKING FRIENDS AND COPING WITH PEER PRESSURE
It is no doubt that everybody needs friends but when you are young, friends can have more influence over how you dress, act, and think than your parents do. It has generally been said “show me your friend and I will tell you who you are”. If
Peer Pressure, Friendship General, Friendship New Friends
Teaching concerning the positive and negative aspects of peer pressure.
Peer pressure, The good, the bad and the ugly
Peer pressure. Good or bad?
1. What do you have in common with the people in these pictures?
2. We all face the strangling power of peer pressure
1. Proverbs 1:10, 15 says, "My son, if sinners
Proverbs, Peer Pressure, Peers, Christian Disciplines
Teaching young people that understanding peer pressure and how it affects us, is key to not coming under its enslaving effects.
Understanding it is key to combating it
1. "My son, if sinners entice you, do not give in to them. If they say, ’Come along with us..; do not set foot on their paths…" Proverbs 1:10, 15
2. "Be not deceived, (lead astray, set adrift), bad
Proverbs, Peer Pressure, Uniformity, Growth In Christ