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Lead a discussion about which interpretations of purity are individual and which are universal.
Collect various magazines from several different genres including teen magazines, lifestyle magazines, parenting magazines and gardening magazines. Give each group a theme of magazines; one group should receive several parenting magazines, another should receive several teen magazines, etc. Discuss that purity and impurity can be found in each magazine category because purity and impurity are part of our entire world.
Guidance, God, wisdom of, God, wrath of, Godliness, Goldwyn, Sam, Golfing, Good Intentions, Good News, Bad News, Good Works, Gordon, A.
J., Gospel, Gospel, and social action, Gospel, inaccurate statements, Gossip, Government, Grace, Grace, God's, Grace, irresistible, Gradual, Graduation, Grammar, Grandparents, Gratitude, cf.
faithfulness, perseverance, success, Enemies, Enemy, wrong, Energetic, Energy, English, language, Enjoyment, Enoch, Enslaved by Sin, Enthusiasm, Environment, Envy, Epaphras, Ephesians, Epistemology, Error (See Mistake), Esau, Escape, Eschatology, Essene, Esteem, Esther, Eternal, Eternal Life, Eternal Security, cf.
security, Eternity, Ethics, Euthanasia, Evade, Evangelicalism, Evangelism, cf. counterfeit, Fall, of man, False Prophet, Fame, Family, Fanaticism, Farmer, Fashionable, Fasting, Father's Day, Father, Fatherhood, Faults, Favoritism, Fear, Fear, of God, Fear, of loss, Fear, of man, Feelings, Fellowship, Female, Feminism, Fidelity, Fight, Filling, of the Holy Spirit, Finances, Finish, Finney, Charles, Fired, Firstborn, Fishing, Flag, Flat Tire, Fleece, Flesh, Flexibility, Focus, Follow Up, Follower, Fool, Football, Footwashing, Forbidden, Forecasting, prediction, Foresight, Forget, Forgive, Forgive and Forget, Forgiveness, Forgiveness, accepting, Foundation, Fourth of July, Freedom, Freud, Friendly, Friendship, Frivolity, Frugality, Fruit, Frustration, Fulfillment, Fund Raising, Fundamentalism, Fundamentals, Funeral, cf.
Create several "What Would You Do" scenarios and write them on cards.
dedication, Committee, Common Sense, Communication, Communion, Communism, Community, Commute, Comparison, Compassion, Compensation, Competition, Complacency, Complaining, Complex, Compliments, Composure, Comprehensive, Compromise, Conceited, Concentration, Concern, Concise, Conclusion, Conduct, Confession, Confidence, Confidential, Conflict, Conformity, Confrontation, Confronting, Confusion, Conquerors, Conscience, Conscience, guilty, Consecration, Consequences, Conservative, Consideration, Consistency, Contentment, Controversy, Convenience, Conversion, Conviction, Cooperation, Coping, Correction, Cosby, Bill, Counsel, Counseling, Counterfeit, (cf fake), Courage, Covenant, Covetousness, Coward, Craftiness, Creation, Creativity, Credibility, Credit, Creeds, Crime, Criminal, Crisis, Criticism, Cross of Christ, Crucifixion, Crying, Cults, Culture, Cunning, Cure (worse than the disease), Curiosity Daily, Danger, Daniel, Dating, David, Day, Day Care, Deacon, Deadline, Death, Death Penalty, Death, of Christ, Death, to self, Debt, Decadence, Decay, decomposition, trash, Deceit, Deception, Deception, self, Decisions, cf choices, Dedication, cf.
Drawings can be abstract depictions of color or concrete images of things like water or the church.
When students have finished, ask them to imagine what the opposite of purity might be and what it would look like.
Have participants write on the top of their page the word that they think sums up the opposite of purity and then draw what it might look like.
Ask participants to share their work with a partner or the whole group.Each team is to make one collage of purity and one collage of impurity by cutting out images or words from their magazines. Prior to the activity, a leader should design a walking maze or labyrinth.