He was reacting against the casual, recreational, aimless dating that had come to dominate the American landscape. But, as we are so prone to do, we took good principles and distorted them and distilled them into a series of unhelpful/legalistic practices.
They also struggle with God’s prohibition of sex outside of marriage because it is so common today to have sex that they are often expected to do so regardless of their faith.
Is it just me, or has the whole Christian dating/courting/dorting thing become really, really complicated?
When Josh Harris wrote I Kissed Dating Goodbye, he had good intentions.
I want to suggest that we can make this whole dating thing a lot simpler and less confusing by simply holding fast to the clear, relatively few principles spelled out in Scripture. Christians Pursue Jesus Above All This is the overriding principle which must govern every relationship.
Loving Jesus first and foremost means seeking him above all else and obeying his commands above all else. Once this is set firmly in place for both individuals in the relationship, many of the other details will fall into place.
Christian dating tips and truths help you to use spiritual discernment in your relationships. Exciting because of the potential of meeting the love of your life and scary because of the potential of being rejected when feelings are not mutual.