M3 & Me:
Where do we go from here?


Are all secular songs, movies, television and other media bad?  NO! 


But, with God’s help, you need to decide what you want
to put into your sponge -- your brain. 

It’s called “___________________”



Change Your ___________        


Ephesians 4:17-21 Says:

“So I tell you this, and insist on it in the Lord, that you must no longer live as the Gentiles

 do, in the futility of their thinking

Put off your old self, which is being corrupted by its deceitful desires; to be made new in the attitude of your minds; and to put on the new self, created to be like God in true righteousness and holiness.”  SEEK GODLY THINGS!


He’ll Change Your ______________


Romans 12:2 says:

“Do not conform any longer to the pattern of this world,
  but be transformed by the renewing of your mind.”




Then _____________ the M3 Factor


Romans continues:

“Then you will be able to test and approve what God's will is--his good, pleasing and perfect will.”






Some Test Questions...


·        Does it encourage negative or positive _______________?

·        Does it contain excessive violence, nudity, evil themes, bad language or other potentially ____________ elements?

·        Does it portray _______________ in a bad light?


OOPS! What if I already listen,
watch or participate in
questionable media choices? 
What if I try to change, but fail?


Answer:  You are still loved by God and if you truly desire to seek positive media, He forgives our past mistakes.  However, developing "Holy Habits" will give you the strength to withstand Satan's deceptions and offer you a better perspective on discernment.  Check out the Battle Plan below.  It's not easy, but God will give you the strength to endure!



Finally…We’re in a War!!!

Be prepared to defend your Christian beliefs
against Satan's controls of the M3 Factor

by creating a strong spiritual foundation.



Holy Habits

The Battle Plan:




üAttend a worship service, youth group, and a Bible study regularly  (_________________ the Faith)

üSeek out secular media that compliments your faith walk.  Consider Christian alternatives to music, Internet, radio, concerts and MTV-style videos.

üSeek out ___________________ friends who share your faith.

ü____________, _____________ and keep on ___________.  He listens!




Answers:  Discernment, Mind, Heart, Test, Behavior, Negative, Christianity, Build, Christian, Pray - Pray - Praying.


Glen Dawursk, Jr., 7/12/01  M3 & Me