Dating tips for christian youth
Here are some practical rules to consider that may be helpful: · Make a commitment to each other the emotions start rolling. Treat this lady/gentleman the same way you expect someone to treat your spouse!· If you are in a room alone together, keep the door open!
Let us discuss some practical concerns for a healthy date. It is hard to put an age limit on when to begin Christian courtship.
It is useful to follow the following criteria: · One who is mentally, spiritually and emotionally mature · Who recognize their gift for marriage (I Cor 7:7) or do not have the gift of celibacy, · Who is praying and seeking God's will for marriage · And is ready about commitment in a serious relationship .
” Stay out of things designed by God only for a husband and his wife!
The only way to be sure is to sign the marriage certificate and say “I do! If you have given yourself totally to one who is not your spouse, you have a lifetime to regret and you surely do not want that hanging over your mind for the rest of your life.
· Devalues the biblical concepts of sex and marriage.
· Embarks too quickly on a romantic path before one is ready to commit to marriage A vital principle in the Bible is that physical intimacy is a privilege of covenant of love sanctioned by God in marriage.· Creates a false standard of comparison by which mates may be chosen and then rejected later after marriage.· Lacks the protections and guidance afforded by godly principles from the biblical concept of courtship.· Develops an appetite for variety and change in relationships, creating dissatisfaction within marriage.· Promotes lust and immoral habits, opening the door for sin.· Avoid romantic encounters until you are ready to commit to marriage. You will have the pleasure of learning romance with the one person you love in the Lord whom you will be blessed by it for the rest of your life with him or her!