Bible Study

Drugs for Pain Study

Key Verse:  "Or do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit within you, whom you have from God? You are not your own, for you were bought with a price. So glorify God in your body." -  2 Corinthians 6:19-20

  • Miles was enjoying his new relationship with God and going to church when Katrina hit New Orleans.  How do you think you would respond to that type of tragedy in your life?

  • Miles was angry with God after what had happened.  When have you been angry at God?  What was the reason for your anger?

  • Miles turned to drinking and smoking to satisfy the pain of the tragedy.  Why do people turn to other things rather than turning to God first?

  • Read 2 Corinthians 6:19-20.  If we are to be excellent in all we do, how do these verses encourage you in how you treat your body?

  • Read 1 Peter 1:13-15.  Miles talked about how depressed he was after Katrina hit.  How do these verses remind us to stay focused and satisfied by God?

  • Are you or a friend slipping into your old ways of living?  What do you need to change to get back to living for Christ?

  • Pray that God will give you strength, self-control, and discipline in your life so that when the tough times come you can stand firm in your faith.