Instructions: Do this exercise in quiet surroundings. As you read the scriptures, imagine that you are part of the events. Visualize the scenes. Hear the voices. Feel the emotions of the characters. Let the accounts come to life.

1 ANALYZE THE SCENES.​—READ GENESIS 6:1-6 AND ACTS 19:11-20.

Describe the appearance of the Nephilim as you picture them.

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How do you imagine the men felt after encountering a wicked spirit, as described at Acts 19:13-16?

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2 DIG DEEPER.

Using research materials at your disposal, find out more about the Nephilim. Why, do you think, did they have such a violent disposition?

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In what way can it be said that wicked spirits “forsook their own proper dwelling place”? (Read Jude 6.) Why, do you think, was it unnatural​—even perverted—​for them to seek out human wives?

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What do the two accounts that you read tell you about the obsession wicked spirits have with sex and violence?

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  3 APPLY WHAT YOU LEARNED. WRITE DOWN WHAT YOU LEARNED ABOUT . . .

The vicious and selfish disposition of wicked spirits.

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FOR FURTHER APPLICATION.

Since wicked spirits can no longer materialize, in what indirect ways might they try to influence you?

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What forms of entertainment today reflect the attitude and interests of wicked spirits?

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How can you show that you are determined to resist the influence of wicked spirits? (Reread Acts 19:18, 19.)

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4 WHAT ASPECTS OF THESE ACCOUNTS CAPTURE YOUR INTEREST MOST, AND WHY?

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