Dating life and bible verses eulove dating
The wiring in most of us has us longing for the wedding day.
We’re looking, sometimes it feels frantically, for love, for affection and security and companionship and commitment and intimacy and help.
I can't count how many times church people have awkwardly asked me, "Do you have any children? " My favorite answer is, "My future husband's lost and won't stop to ask for directions." The quip usually prompts giggles and diverts attention from my lackluster dating life.
I’d like to offer some practical advice to those who are single, based on Paul’s advice in 1 Corinthians 7.After all, seems to want most of us to be married (Genesis ; Proverbs ; 1 Corinthians 7:2, 9). The reality is that good, Christ-exalting relationships very often fail before the ceremony, never to be recovered romantically.The pain cuts deeper and lingers longer than most pain young people have felt in their lives. It’s one of the hardest things for me to write or speak about: the pain of intimacy that fell short of matrimony.Maybe you were convinced it needed to end, but knew how hard it would be to tell them. Dating that dives in too quickly or dumps too carelessly does not reflect God’s intention.This doesn’t mean every dating relationship should end in marriage, but it does mean breakups will hurt.