Sex, Dating, and Relating

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Mark Gungor's Sex, Dating, & Relating DVD for Teens

Sex. Dating. Relating. Three of the scariest words for teens and their parents.

Scripture References

Scripture References for Dating and Relating Discs

Psalm 14:4
Where there are no oxen, the manger is empty, but from the strength of an ox comes abundant harvest. (NIV)

Ecclesiastes 4:9-12
9 Two people can accomplish more than twice as much as one; they get a better return for their labor. 10 If one person falls, the other can reach out and help. But people who are alone when they fall are in real trouble. 11 And on a cold night, two under the same blanket can gain warmth from each other. But how can one be warm alone? 12 A person standing alone can be attacked and defeated, but two can stand back-to-back and conquer. Three are even better, for a triple-braided cord is not easily broken. (NLT)

1 Corinthians 7:1
Now for the matters you wrote about: It is good for a man not to marry. (NIV)

1 Corinthians 7:28
But those who marry will face many troubles in this life, and I want to spare you this. (NIV)

Genesis 2:18-24
18 The LORD God said, “It is not good for the man to be alone. I will make a helper suitable for him.”

19 Now the LORD God had formed out of the ground all the beasts of the field and all the birds of the air. He brought them to the man to see what he would name them; and whatever the man called each living creature, that was its name. 20 So the man gave names to all the livestock, the birds of the air and all the beasts of the field.

But for Adam no suitable helper was found. 21 So the LORD God caused the man to fall into a deep sleep; and while he was sleeping, he took one of the man’s ribs and closed up the place with flesh. 22 Then the LORD God made a woman from the rib he had taken out of the man, and he brought her to the man. 23 The man said, “This is now bone of my bones and flesh of my flesh; she shall be called ‘woman,’ for she was taken out of man.” 24 For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and they will become one flesh. (NIV)

Proverbs 19:14
Parents can provide their sons with an inheritance of houses and wealth, but only the LORD can give an understanding wife. (NLT)

Proverbs 27:17
As iron sharpens iron, so people can improve each other. (NCV)

Proverbs 3:13
Blessed is the man who finds wisdom, the man who gains understanding. (NIV)

Proverbs 4:5-7
5 Sell everything and buy wisdom! Forage for understanding! Don’t forget one word! Don’t deviate an inch! 6 Never walk away from wisdom—she guards your life; love her–she keeps her eye on you. 7 Above all and before all, do this: Get wisdom! Write this at the top of your list:
Get understanding! (MSG)

Proverbs 1:5
The wise also will hear and increase in learning, and the person of understanding will acquire skill and attain to sound counsel so that he may be able to steer his course rightly. (AMP)

Proverbs 2:2
Tune your ears to wisdom, and concentrate on understanding. (NIV)

Proverbs 9:6
Forsake all thoughtlessness, and live; and walk in the way of understanding.

Proverbs 19:20
Listen to counsel and receive instruction, that you may eventually become wise. (NAB)

Scripture References for Sex Disc

Proverbs 9:9
Give teaching to a wise man and he will be even wiser. Teach a man who is
right and good, and he will grow in learning. (NLV)

Proverbs 13:16
Wise people think before they act. (NLT)

Hebrews 13:4
Marriage should be honored by all, and the marriage bed kept pure, for God will judge the adulterer and all the sexually immoral. (NIV)

Proverbs 4:23
Above all else, guard your heart, for it is the wellspring of life. (NIV)

Proverbs 6:27-28
27 Can a man carry fire in his arms, and his clothes not be burned? 28 Can a man walk on hot coals, and his feet not be burned? (NLV)

Proverbs 9:17-18
17 Stolen water is sweet. And bread eaten in secret is pleasing. 18 But he does not know that the dead are there, and that the ones who visit her are in the bottom of hell. (NLV)

1 Thessalonians 5:11
So encourage each other and build each other up, just as you are already doing. (NLT)

1 Corinthians 13:5
(Love) is not rude, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. (NIV)

Bible Translations Used

  • AMP—Scripture quotations taken from the Amplified® Bible, Copyright © 1954, 1958, 1962, 1964, 1965, 1987 by The Lockman Foundation Used by permission. (
  • CEV—Scriptures marked as “(CEV)” are taken from the Contemporary English Version Copyright © 1995 by American Bible Society. Used by permission.
  • CSB—Scripture quotations are taken from the Holman Christian Standard Bible®, Copyright © 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003 by Holman Bible Publishers. Used by permission.
  • JPS—Jewish Publication Society Old Testament—Public Domain
  • MSG—Scripture taken from The Message. Copyright © 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 2000, 2001, 2002. Used by permission of NavPress Publishing Group.
  • NAB—Scripture texts in this work are taken from the New American Bible with Revised New Testament and Revised Psalms © 1991, 1986, 1970 Confraternity of Christian Doctrine, Washington, D.C. and are used by permission of the copyright owner. All Rights Reserved. No part of the New American Bible may be reproduced in any form without permission in writing from the copyright owner.
  • NASB— Scripture taken from the NEW AMERICAN STANDARD BIBLE®, Copyright © 1960,1962,1963,1968,1971,1972,1973,1975,1977,1995 by The Lockman Foundation. Used by permission.
  • NCV—Scriptures quoted from The Holy Bible, New Century Version, copyright © 1987, 1988, 1991 by Word Publishing, Nashville, Tennessee 37214. Used by permission.
  • NIV—Scripture taken from the HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®. Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984 International Bible Society. Used by permission of Zondervan. All rights reserved.
  • NKJ—Scripture taken from the New King James Version. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson, Inc. Used by permission. All rights reserved.
  • NLT—Scripture quotations marked (NLT) are taken from the Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright © 1996. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Wheaton, Illinois 60189. All rights reserved.
  • NLV—Scripture taken from the Holy Bible, New Life Version, Copyright 1969, 1976, 1978, 1983, 1986, Christian Literature International, P. O. Box 777, Canby, OR 97013. Used by permission.
  • RSV—The Bible text designated RSV is from The Holy Bible: Revised Standard Version. Copyright 1946, 1952, 1959, 1973 by the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. All rights reserved. Used by permission.
  • WEB—World English Bible–Public Domain
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