Dating guidelines from the bible


This is because our fallible, human-run church culture can sometimes get some weird ideas in its collective head—half-baked dating ideas that aren’t really supported by the Bible.And when these iffy ideas are treated as scripture, people suffer.Neither will I pretend like I have the best advice, since I am not even married.Married people have the best dating advice since they have already done it!



For instance, some people fall in love immediately and they have a smooth dating experience.My goal is to simply pass on, from one teen to another, some thoughts I have developed from my observations, personal experience, and advice from others.So here goes: Your quality and purpose of life is not determined by whether or not you date or get married.Unless otherwise indicated, all content is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License.

All Scripture quotations, unless otherwise indicated, are taken from The Holy Bible, English Standard Version.

It is not inappropriate; talking to someone does not mean you have a “crush on them” nor does it mean they have one on you. You do not need to flirt in order to have fun with those of the other sex.