Since marriage is one of the highest spiritual relationships we can have here on earth between people, "being married in Christ", then it would also fit dating.A man and woman was designed and created by God to have a spiritual, physical, and emotional relationship.A prime factor in the failure of marriages in our culture is the lack of spiritual relationship between a husband and wife.The Word of God says, "We love because he [Jesus] first loved us." [1 John ] In other words, a married couple's "real" capacity to love one another, with a true and deep love comes only after they each have personally experienced the love of God through Jesus, which comes with our salvation.
" [2 Corinthians -16] These verses are commonly applied to marriage, but actually apply to any spiritual endeavor.
I asked him to read the parts of this blog where young women were talking about dating non-Christians. ” I think that Brice’s insights on this topic are wise and thought-provoking, and they may just be exactly what you need to hear as you search for truth in this area of your lives.
But when 30 hit, let’s just say God and me were in a fight.
But the temptation to get romantically involved with a non-Christian tends to be framed differently.
People tend not to hide it, but instead attempt to justify it—first to themselves and then to other Christians who are trying to warn them of the path they’re taking. In this article, I shall not be trying to give a method for counseling people who are facing such a temptation.