Advice on dating courting for marriage dating d maddison
But for you men the Word is clear that you treat women with respect and as sisters. You don't decide you like her and drive off to Lookout Point even if she wants to. You don't want the girl that is willing to break her vow before God and you are doing the same.
In fact, if you really love and respect her, you would never put her in a place where there could be even a hint of sexual immorality. He does not care that nothing has happened between you and her.
He knows what is best for you no matter what you think is best for you. My definition of what dating is today is "experimenting," and experiments of this nature can easily get out of control.
Colossians 3:5 Put to death, therefore, whatever belongs to your earthly nature: sexual immorality, impurity, lust, evil desires and greed, which is idolatry.
1 Thessalonians 4:3 It is God's will that you should be sanctified: that you should avoid sexual immorality; Jude 1:7 In a similar way, Sodom and Gomorrah and the surrounding towns gave themselves up to sexual immorality and perversion. Don Francisco sang a song that said "love is not a feeling, it's an act of the will" and that is true.
There are plenty of things a brother and sister can do together to get to know each other without giving the devil a chance to accuse you. Try doing things together that advance the Gospel of Christ since that is the will of God for every Christian.
Point being for as long as you are left on earth your purpose is to reconcile the world to Christ and you do that His way by following His will.
If it is a man and they have read the Word they usually quote 1st Corinthians emphasizing the "seek not a wife" part with a pained look on there face.