God in your dating relationship
Wanting to honor God in your dating relationships is such a beautiful desire!The hard part, though, is that the Bible doesn’t really talk about dating, because it didn’t exist at the time!People don’t want to be reminded over and over that they are, right at this moment, reaping and sowing, sowing and reaping, every minute, every second, everything they do has a sow and reap effect.Also remember, Jesus said that a seed that goes down to the ground, dies.Not only have I known that girl, I’ve also that girl.With my first boyfriend, I got so caught up in the relationship that I stopped hanging out with my old friends.But first, let me tell you that after 2,000 years of Jesus’ resurrection, we are mature enough as Christians to be asking for supernatural signs when in the bible God is showing us his will for almost everything for our daily lives.According to His word and to the experience of thousands of Christians around the world, here is one of the best ways to know if you have found the right person to marry (and stay married) for the rest of your life.
Your love for them (and for yourself) must be kind, patient, without envy, not boasting, not proud, not delighting in evil, your love does not get angered and oh, it keeps no record of wrong, always perseveres, always protects, and oh, here is one very difficult again, your love for your loved one always trusts.
Here is a big question for you: Are you willing to change your way of life, and grow in every aspect you need to grow to make him/her happy?
This would mean accepting him/her as who she/he really is, (don’t trust too much on the external image, you need to find out who this person really is in the inside) and then, accepting his/her family the way they are, and realizing that a marriage commitment to your loved one requires that you will have to leave behind certain things that you may not want to leave. and I’ve seen people sacrificing careers, wealth, and some family relationships for the sake of their marriage.
It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs.
Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth.