Dating with god
We’ll share with you some frank answers about the consequences of premarital sex and popular myths about sex.And finally, we’ll share some advice given by people who have committed their lives to godly dating.Without proper instruction, too many youth become promiscuous, contract sexually transmissible diseases, experience unwanted pregnancies and choose wrong paths that seem enjoyable and okay at the time but lead to untold anguish (Proverbs ).Youth need instruction early as to why and how biblical values can protect them from such suffering.In this chapter we’re going to look at the godly way to find a husband or wife.We’ll contrast the modern dating culture with godly dating practices.They are also the building blocks of communities, societies and, ultimately, civilizations. Though the Bible gives no specific age when dating is appropriate, wise parents will teach their maturing children sound biblical principles that will help them follow God’s standards of behavior.A society is only as strong as its marriages and families. Parents should determine when their children are ready to date based on their maturity and readiness to accept responsibility for their actions.
To ease that pain, the young man and woman typically move quickly to establish a similar relationship with a new partner-repeating the same mistake.
No responsible parent would put his or her adolescent child in an automobile in the middle of a busy highway without having given that child instruction on how to drive.
Dating in our world is not without its dangers either.
In the United States, by the mid-1990s about two thirds of married women in their 20s had lived with their future spouses before getting married (Robert Moeller, “America’s Morality Report Card,” November-December 1995, pp. This dubious practice is followed by all too many young adults in the Western world.
Sadly, most don’t know the price they will pay for such conduct.