Christian dating standards list
Ever had these thoughts about someone you are dating? Too many of my friends are finding themselves there now too.I can’t say that I’m an expert on relationships, but if there is one thing that I feel like God taught me during my dating years (and it took about three years too many for me to learn this) it is that you should never settle for less than God’s best.The world wants to define dating for your teenager.Satan bombards her with images of "normal relationships" that contradict God's Word.The results plainly portray the challenging cultural terrain today's Christian singles navigate when dating. Hurting and confused, she called me on "Hope in the Night" a few months ago, explaining that she was involved with a man who was in the "process of getting a divorce." In other words, she was dating a married man.As our conversation progressed, it became clear that Carolyn, like so many Christian singles, didn't understand the true meaning of love. While the English language has only one word for love, the Greek language features multiple words with multiple meanings (ii).
I don’t mean that your future spouse will be perfect or that you will think alike or always agree on everything. But I do believe that if you seek God’s guidance, He will lead you to the person who is going to be the match for you.In your teen's world, getting "asked out" may mean cementing an exclusive relationship after weeks of "talking" online, texting, or Facebooking.