Purity in dating book
For teens that are still not sure what dating can be like for Christians, their God-written romance will entertain and teach at the same time.Despite the title, this is not a book telling teens not to date.“The horrific news from brain research about the enslaving power of pornography is not the last word. Sometimes it's a tough balance, but showing love for another while remaining pure is possible.Here are some suggestions: 1) Keep innocent expressions special.Rather than making the innocent expressions a mere prelude to the "heavier stuff," make the most of them. Express tenderness by simply putting your arms around each other.Make sure a kiss communicates true feeling and isn't just the first step to further physical involvement. Every marathon runner knows that you don't use up your energy at the beginning of the race; you need most of it at the end.Pacing your passion means that you realize you're trying to remain pure all the way to your wedding day. Imagine there's a sign on everyone you date that reads: PROPERTY OF JESUS.
By using his own personal experience about meeting and marrying his wife, Joshua Harris follows up his bestseller, “I Kissed Dating Goodbye,” with a book about how to pursue courtship.He asks teens to be thoughtful and pray about dating so that they can remain God-centered.Christian teens are faced with conflicting advice from parents, friends, pastors, Bible experts, and more.So spend at least as much time in prayer as you do in front of a mirror.As it says in Proverbs 3:6: "Seek his will in all you do, and he will direct your paths." 7) Agree on your standards.