Christian dating vs relationship
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.Here are 10 really important principles for Christian dating.1. The truth is you could spend your life with more than one person.If you just are physically attracted to someone, if you just like having a boyfriend or girlfriend so you don’t feel lonely, or if you just like the status of showing up to parties with someone, dating long-distance is going to expose these poor Christian dating motives quite quickly.Other pros to dating long-distance is that the exposure to physical temptation is lessened.The brokenness you see in yourself and the brokenness you experience from your spouse point both of you to the only perfect one, God.2.Date with a Trajectory Toward Marriage This quote sums it up: That'll preach right there. #1 John Eckhardt's "Prayers That..." 6-Book Bundle.
But once you get into the relationship, you realize things aren't as they seemed. Having coffee or going to eat dinner with the opposite sex is not dating. There will be days when life is crashing down, your faith is wavering, and the only thing left will be your spouse. In this scenario, your spouse is there to pray for you, put his or her arm around you and walk with you. It's dangerous riding on the road to marriage without an idea of where you are going. Don't sit someone down on the first date and interview them to make sure they meet all of the qualities. It reads in the KJV, “Thou shall only date long-distance if thy . Since we were only able to make weekend road trips to see each other once or twice a month (at most), talking on the phone was our primary way of “dating” each other (this was before Skype and Facetime were easily accessible).