Biblical advice on dating relationships
This also means that you should avoid “missionary dating,” which is dating a non-believer in the hopes that you can convert him or her.
Your intentions may be noble, but the relationships rarely work out.
It is love that should drive Christian teens to date, but it should not be the shallow version of love. You should know the person you are dating and know their beliefs.
You should check your potential boyfriend against the values listed in 1 Corinthians. Go through the characteristics to measure your relationship.
It is culture and society that place an emphasis on race.
Be careful of recreational dating, where you date for the sake of dating.
The choice is up to you and your parents, but Christian teens should still know God’s perspective on dating.
Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth.
It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.” (NIV) These three scriptures give insight into the Christian dating life.
There is a reason they call it a “broken heart.” God understands the power of love and the damage a broken heart can do.
This is why it is important for Christian teens to really pray, know their hearts, and listen to God when they decide to date.You do not need to date a lot of people – just the right one. The word “love” is thrown around with little thought. We live for God’s love first and foremost, but we also live for the love of others.