Tag Archive: bad habits

Habitual sins are hard to break

Object Lesson

Could anybody name some bad habits? biting fingernails, swearing, smoking, eating too much, driving too fast, drinking too much alcohol, gossiping etc Do you kow anyone who has tried to break a bad habit and failed? I need someone quite strong to help with with this illustration “Please see if you can break this thread” give them a length of thread to break. “That’s good, you’re big and strong, you…
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You can’t change all your bad habits at once

Object Lesson

Hold in your hand five or six small balls or other small items, and tell the class that these represent a handful of weaknesses (our leader wrote names of some bad habits on paper and wrapped them around spools of thread like procrastination, lying, profanity, sleeping in, eating unhealthy foods). Select a student and ask him/her to try to overcome these weaknesses by catching them. Then throw the balls to…
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Bad habits are hard to break

Object Lesson

Take a spool of thread and wrap the thread once or twice around the volunteer’s fingers or wrists. Have them break the thread. This represents bad habits. When we first begin a bad habit like smoking, or even something as simple as watching an inappropriate t.v. show or using foul language, it is easy to break. Now wrap the thread around many many times and see if the volunteer can…
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