Chritian dating for
I'm not saying that God doesn't have a will regarding your dating life.
God may, in fact, have a spunky brunette in mind, and he's steering you toward her as you read this.
In an arranged marriage, the fun starts after the wedding!
" (No, that wasn't a suggestion for you to set up an arranged marriage.) For the Hebrews and the early church, dating wasn't an issue to be addressed in Scripture. When the Bible was written, a person basically had one of three options: remaining single, an immoral life with multiple partners or prostitutes, or an arranged marriage.
There are plenty of them, but let's focus on what I believe are the top five myths that make dating harder for Christian singles. There is plenty of stuff about God's will for his people, God wanting good things for you, and God's ultimate plan.
Nowhere, however, does it say that God picked out a spunky brunette whom he's waiting to spring on you at the right moment. When it comes to God, I'm pretty careful about saying what he does or doesn't do.
Of course, there are biblical principles that are essential to dating.
Some Christians take a lot of comfort in the idea that God will do the heavy lifting when it comes to dating.
Regardless of your theology on the Predestination of Girlfriends, you're probably eager to be an active participant in your dating life. People didn't date in biblical times, there is no such thing as "Biblical Dating".
Dating as a socially accepted means of finding a mate has been around for less than a century.
He says that God joins the relationship between a man and a woman at the point of marriage.
Before that, the couple has to take the initiative.