Verses about dating
”The goal of this series of articles, beginning with this introduction, is to provide our readers with a place to bring those questions.Scott Croft is an elder at Capitol Hill Baptist Church where he teaches a seminar on friendship, courtship and marriage.At Focus on the Family, we’ve offered a range of resources and expert advice bringing biblical principles to bear in this area.Some of the messages we’ve presented have taken the position that Christians can apply their faith in such a way that they can still work within the system they’ve inherited.
Worse, it has brought great dishonor to the name of Christ and to the witness of individuals and the church. For Christians, the Lord has given us His Word, and the Holy Spirit helps us to understand it. Everyone has opinions on teen dating (and you know what they say about opinions...they're like armpits...everybody has them..they all stink! And keep you're most serious feelings for that person who is worthy of them..person you one day marry. And I can't say it's a direct quotation from the Bible. This is saying we shouldn't get close to those whose character stinks. They were deceived into thinking good character would rub off on bad. If you're a girl..only guys who model strong Christian leadership skills in their lives. It doesn't matter what kind of figure or how athletic they might be. The best way to keep it right is to live the Word of God..to live the Bible you need to know the Bible..to know the Bible you need to study it. You don't feed your body once or twice a week to keep it going! In fact anything that starts that "fire of passion" should send you to your spiritual fire extinguisher..it out before someone gets burned!!! Other messages have stressed that Christians need to be much more counter-cultural.Joshua Harris, for instance, has promoted a model of courtship that harkens back to a model used broadly before modern dating evolved.