While you can't predict the future, you can make choices that will help guide you to relationships that are both exciting and honoring to God. As you think through potential dates, ask yourself these questions: 1. "Don't judge a book by its cover." That's how the old saying goes. (For instance: You value good grades and plan to attend college; your potential date regularly cuts classes and has no plans for life after graduation.) Do they have decent standards when it comes to the movies and TV shows they watch?
True, first impressions aren't totally accurate. But until you get to know a person, you must depend on first impressions. Are they committed, growing Christians who seek to live what they believe? If they've been in a serious dating relationship before, did they flirt with others or cheat on the person they were dating?
Yet God has more in store for you than just jumping from one relationship to another.
He is clear on whom you should date and why you should date.
Christians need to have a different attitude toward dating.
It would save a lot of headaches and heartache, wouldn't it? This kind of "first impression" information is very helpful as you think about who you will or won't consider dating. Not exactly the kind of people you want to trust with your self-image or your reputation. Are you headed in the same general direction in life?
When it comes to Christian dating, you live according to a different standard – God’s. There are some solid reasons why God asks us to live a certain way, and dating is no different.
In this article I am going to call it “dating” and define it as “the process of finding a spouse.” I do not claim to be an expert: I realize that many varying opinions about dating float around Christian circles jumping over each other, getting mixed together, and consuming some people.
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Jesus was a friend to all types of people, even those with loose morals, wasn’t he?