A godly dating relationship
He offers a long list of danger signs, but I want to focus on just 6 of them, on the ones I’ve seen most often. The first warning sign is the existence of persistent doubts about the relationship.
There are many reasons people may experience such doubts.
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When it leaves us, we can choose to transform into what God wants for us or what we want for ourselves. There is a MUCH bigger picture, and God has a MUCH bigger plan for you.
I know what it is like to overcome a heartbreak and choose to be what God wants you to be. When you get to heaven, there will be GLORIOUS things waiting for you.
Are there certain subjects that your boyfriend or girlfriend refuses to discuss?
God holds our relationships with each other to a certain standard, and if we are not able to meet those standards then the relationship shouldn’t exist.
There are at least two warning signs wrapped up in such a situation: “These kinds of thought patterns may indicate an inability to biblically resolve conflicts on the part of your partner or an inordinate desire for approval on your part.” It could also be fear—fear of the other person’s emotional or even physical response.
Either way, a marriage cannot thrive where a couple has subjects that remain off-limits, where relational intimacy can exist only if certain subjects never come up.
Basically, we want a spouse who loves Jesus more than they love us.
But to have that, we first have to find and date a Christian.
Going to church with your significant other is a huge part of keeping your relationship a Godly relationship.