While many start off with intentions of finding a godly partner, with each passing year the waiting feels longer and the hoping gets harder.
Slowly, we can find ourselves starting to second-guess our original standards, wondering if we've been too extreme or unrealistic.
In fact, I get why so many young women have been deceived into thinking that it is a potentially wonderful missions opportunity.
(I actually fell for this one myself as a high school and college-aged woman.) But since I now understand how important it is that we understand God’s truth on this subject, I decided to recruit a friend of mine to be a voice of reason. He just happens to be a handsome, funny college student who is currently serving as the youth ministry intern at my church. How do we convince them that they should only date Christians?
I asked him to read the parts of this blog where young women were talking about dating non-Christians. ” I think that Brice’s insights on this topic are wise and thought-provoking, and they may just be exactly what you need to hear as you search for truth in this area of your lives.
The best measure of a spiritual life is not its ecstasies but its obedience.
Type the word "dating" into your Bible search tool, and what comes up? I remember wishing there was an entire book of the Bible dedicated to the topic when I was single, or at least a chapter.
Now, I get emails from singles across the country looking for guidance on who and how to date.
He encouraged me to go back to church and spend time with Christian friends because he knew it would help me. I just am happy with my decision, and believe that it is not a sin and God will bless my marriage and aid me through the difficulties. I am a Christian woman; I love Jesus and my heart follows Him.
― Oswald Chambers There is a Chinese Proverb that says, “The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials” The Apostle Paul stated: “For I am sure of this very thing, that the one until the day of Christ Jesus (Phil 1:6).” Paul assures us as Christians that what God started in us he will finish.
It will be perfected or matured until the Lord Jesus returns. What is our role and what does a well-balanced Christian life look like?
I always said I wouldn’t date non-Christians, but he caught me when I was slipping in my faith due to problems with my mum’s mental health.
Throughout our relationship he’s really encouraged me in my faith … But I do not know how to handle the simplistic thinking from many members of the church who think that my relationship is wrong—that I should either end it, or be living in sin. I’ve been dating this man for two years now and he prepared me that he’ll be making a proposal soon.