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.
It’s easy to include God in our spiritual lives, but why not include Him in our relational world as well?
But though Scriptures are filled with foundational life-changing truths, there are still some topics that are left untouched when it comes to finding a biblical perspective.
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.
Even today in the cultures of the Middle East, dating is a relatively new concept.
SEE ALSO: The Myth of Happily Ever After1 Corinthians ).In fact, a portion of my book, (Zondervan, 2013), is dedicated to examining how to apply these principles to real-life situations.1 Corinthians reminds us that no matter what it is we’re doing; it can be used as a means to glorifying God.The truth about relationships is that the healthier both individuals are emotionally and spiritually, the healthier the relationship will be.Apply this truth to dating by connecting with people who are on the same page as you are spiritually and emotionally.The modern-day concept of “dating” looked far different 2,000 years ago.