Christian relationships on dating programs
How young is too young to be in a romantic relationship? Is it possible to love a person without liking that person? What are valid reasons for breaking up with a boyfriend/girlfriend? Should a Christian use a dating service to find a spouse? If a couple gets pregnant before marriage do they have to get married? How will I know when I have found the perfect spouse for me? What does the Bible say about age differences in relationships? Is it wrong to have a relationship with a close relative? Should Christians of different denominations date or marry? How important is physical attraction when looking for a spouse? Before continuing with this article, please review the preamble included at the beginning of Scott's first article in this series, "Biblical Dating: How It's Different From Modern Dating." * * * PART 4: Navigating the Early Stages of a Relationship » Quite a few Boundless readers asked questions or made comments about my statement in "Biblical Dating: How It's Different From Modern Dating" that "biblical dating assumes outside of marriage that Scripture explicitly prohibits?How can you say definitively that other things are wrong? Shouldn't our physical relationship "progress" as other aspects of our relationship deepen? I understand most physical stuff is wrong, but what about All good questions.We all know what we're talking about here, and these are not the things I mean to address in this column.The game changes when two people are romantically involved or "semi-involved" (a fascinating phrase I recently heard). Before you start throwing things at your computer, let's go to Scripture.You are destined to be with her, and God will guide you to her." Good luck finding this one in the Bible.
Christian culture is like any other in that we develop truisms that we accept without verifying.There are things floating around that have little or nothing to do with the Bible.Most are well intended and contain a nugget of truth. Dating is hard enough without sifting through all this erroneous information, so let's debunk some myths.Can you give me some Christian relationship advice?
Is it right for a Christian to date or marry a non-Christian?
What does the Bible say about sex before marriage / premarital sex? Premarital sex - why are Christians so strongly against it? Why is sexual temptation a bigger problem for men than for women?