Dating and being in a relationship
I thought a lot about my life and explored what I wanted and what a relationship really meant to me.
Titus 2:3-5 “Older women likewise are to exhibit behavior fitting for those who are holy, not slandering, not slaves to excessive drinking, but teaching what is good. She sees that her profits are good, and her lamp never goes out at night.
A friend said that she thought it was cool that we were creating a new genre of relationship in midlife, one that we weren’t being defined by!
So, what does being ‘in a relationship’ mean to you?
If the person claims to be Christian, but lives like an unbeliever God didn’t send you that person. No type of ungodly person can do God’s will in marriage. Many people think they are in love for reasons such as the person’s looks, communication skills, etc. Do you believe God has called you to commit your life to this person in marriage? For example, sex, physical attraction, looking at other couples, constantly listening to love music, fear, constantly watching love movies, etc.8. That’s his precious little daughter that you want to take out. Listen to her, respect her, and always keep her into consideration. I don’t believe kissing is sinful, but I believe it can be. Anything that leads you to indulge in sexual thoughts is sinful. It’s not good to seek a relationship with someone you are not physically attracted to.
“But he’s nice.” If you haven’t consulted God about it that means that you haven’t asked Him if the person you have met is the person He wants you to marry. 1 Corinthians 13:4-7 “Love is patient, love is kind. “Oh Lord may this relationship honor your name” and this should be our mindset going into marriage. She is always going to be his precious little baby in his eyes. Now Imagine how much greater is the love of a holy God. She’s not a husbands must live with your wives in an understanding manner, as with a most delicate partner. If you feel the temptation just stop don’t lie to yourself. Kissing for a long period of time with someone who you are not married to is wrong, it is a form of foreplay, and it will cause you to fall. Waiting and disciplining yourself in many areas will make your sexual relationship in marriage more unique, special, godly, and intimate. This is something that you should really pray about and listen to the Lord. I’ve heard some guys say, “I can handle it I’m strong enough.” No you’re not! If God blesses you with a very beautiful godly woman or handsome man that is OK, but looks are not everything. Look for godliness because a husband is to one day be your spiritual leader.