Grace offers questions for further exploration of each weekend’s sermon. You can walk through them with your Grace Community or do them on your own.


Week 1 (1 Corinthians 13:4-7)

  1. What feelings or thoughts do you have entering this new series? (As a single, engaged, or married person)
  2. When it comes to relationships, what’s one way you hope to grow, change, or develop through this series?
  3. Why is it helpful to interpret Song of Songs from both a historical and an allegorical perspective?
  4. Define love according to 1st Corinthians 13.
  5. Exercise: Replace love with your name and read 1st Corinthians 13:4-7. What areas do you need to work on? What areas are evidences of God’s grace in your life?

Resource

How to interpret Song of Songs:

http://www.prpbooks.com/blog/2016/07/how-to-read-the-song-of-songs/#sthash.oQiJousN.dpbs


Week 2 (Song of Solomon 1-2:15)

  1. What attracted you to your current spouse? If you’re single, what qualities are you attracted to?
  2. What character traits should we look for in a future spouse? If you’re married, are there any character traits you once overlooked that you now believe to be important traits in a spouse?
  3. Do you believe in “soulmates”? Why or why not?
  4. At what point does attraction become sin? How do you safeguard yourself from impurity? (SoS 2:7).      
  5. Why is it important to find (or be) a person with a higher authority than yourself?                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

Week 3 (Song of Solomon 2:8-17)

  1. How has dating changed over the years?
  2. How do you know when you are ready to date, or when your children may be ready to date?
  3. What should dating look like as a believer? If you’re married, what dating tips would you give singles today?
  4. How have ungodly choices in dating affected your life? How have wise choices in dating affected your life?
  5. If you’re married, what does dating your spouse look like now? How can we grow in pursuing our spouses in varying seasons of life?

Week 4 (Song of Solomon 3:1-5)


  1. What are some ways culture lies to us about sex?
  2. Which of the lies do you find yourself most tempted to believe?
  3. How is sexual sin different from other forms of sin? How is it the same?
  4. People come to church with a variety of different sexual temptations, baggage, and past sin. How can the church grow in becoming a safe and authentic place for people struggling with sexual sin?
  5. What does it look like to receive grace for past and even present sexual sin? How do you deal with shame as a believer?