God words on dating
Marriage shows the relationship between Christ and the church. Two sinful people are united into one and they commit to each other in everything. When you hear about Christians living in sexual sin they are false converts and not truly saved. If you get into a relationship with an ungodly person they will slow you down. I know it hurts, but God uses this situation to work in a believers life to conform them into the image of His Son and build their faith. ” Sometimes we are not ready financially, spirituality, in maturity, or it’s just not God’s will yet. It shows how Christ loved the church and laid down His life for her. No one besides the Lord will come before the person you are going to marry. You have to say no to everyone else when it comes to your spouse. Do you listen to His conviction or do you do what you want to do? Run to Christ and whoever is keeping up with you introduce yourself. God will replace the person He has taken away with someone better. You must keep your eyes on Christ and pray for His peace and comfort when you are single because you will kill yourself if you are constantly thinking about it. Sometimes God uses singleness to drive you in prayer. Many want to know how they can go about getting to know someone and eventually getting married without getting hurt or compromising their faith.At Focus on the Family, we've offered a range of resources and expert advice bringing biblical principles to bear in this area.Even today in the cultures of the Middle East, dating is a relatively new concept.The modern-day concept of “dating” looked far different 2,000 years ago.The process of meeting a spouse had very little to do with compatibility and personality traits, and everything to do with family lineage and economic status.
When one is in a committed relationship, whether dating or courting, it is important to remember to love the Lord above all else (Matthew ).In fact, I have to chuckle to myself whenever someone asks me to give a “biblical” perspective on dating.Not only is there nothing said about the topic, but the concept of dating didn’t even exist in biblical times.The system today's young men and women have inherited for finding and marrying a future spouse leaves a lot to be desired.We often hear complaints from readers about the confusion, hurt and sexual sin they've encountered despite their best intentions.