Bible verses christian dating
The process of meeting a spouse had very little to do with compatibility and personality traits, and everything to do with family lineage and economic status.
Finding a mate functioned a lot more like a bartering system than dinner and a movie.
All over Scripture we are reminded of the meaning of a physical relationship within the context of a committed marriage (Hebrews 13:4, Song of Solomon 8:4).
Dating well means that we make sure to honor and respect this portion of our future marriage by setting physical limits and boundaries when it comes to interacting with the opposite sex.
The modern-day concept of “dating” looked far different 2,000 years ago.
It’s easy to include God in our spiritual lives, but why not include Him in our relational world as well?
We are encouraged again and again through God’s word to bring our needs, concerns, and desires to Him (Matthew 7:7).
In fact, I have to chuckle to myself whenever someone asks me to give a “biblical” perspective on dating.
Not only is there nothing said about the topic, but the concept of dating didn’t even exist in biblical times.