Biblical principles of dating
Rather than focusing mainly on practical do’s and don’ts, he goes to Scripture and extracts the , the time-less truths, and applies them.
Skeptics may ask “What does a 2000 year old book from the middle east have anything to do with my life in 2016? Even across time, place, and culture, our needs are the same (community, love) and the way our hearts work is the same.
Question: "What does the Bible say about dating / courting?
" Answer: Although the words “courtship” and “dating” are not found in the Bible, we are given some principles that Christians are to go by during the time before marriage.
What is the difference between dating and courting?
What is an appropriate level of intimacy before marriage?
As a pastor of a church with a majority of people in their 20’s and 30’s, this topic has come up frequently.
There are 2 main reasons I like this book: emphasis on biblical principles, and a full slate of green-lights and red-lights.The first is that we must separate from the world's view on dating because God's way contradicts the world's (2 Peter ).While the world’s view may be to date around as much as we want, the important thing is to discover the character of a person before making any commitment to him or her.But we can’t be pro-active unless principles are established. I hope and pray the words from this post will spark further conversations in your ministries, relationships and homes. “The one” says you need to find the perfect person.And discovering one flaw means it’s time to move on.