Bible verses on dating relationships
Also, we are not to defile our bodies by having premarital sex (1 Corinthians 6:9, 13; 2 Timothy ).
Sexual immorality is a sin not only against God but against our own bodies (1 Corinthians ).
The modern-day concept of “dating” looked far different 2,000 years ago.
The process of meeting a spouse had very little to do with compatibility and personality traits, and everything to do with family lineage and economic status.
Finding a mate functioned a lot more like a bartering system than dinner and a movie.
If we’re really serious about “biblical dating,” than our Friday night rendezvous at Starbucks would probably need to include our entire extended family, a dowry, and a couple hundred donkeys, goats, and sheep somewhere in the mix.
If you were thinking about dating a non-Christian don’t.
You probably think nothing will happen, it doesn’t matter, you know better than God, but you’re wrong.
Question: "What does the Bible say about dating / courting?
When one is in a committed relationship, whether dating or courting, it is important to remember to love the Lord above all else (Matthew ).
To say or believe that another person is “everything” or the most important thing in one’s life is idolatry, which is sin (Galatians ; Colossians 3:5).
It is one of the most important decisions we will ever make, because when two people marry, they cleave to one another and become one flesh in a relationship which God intended to be permanent and unbreakable (Genesis ; Matthew 19:5).
What should I do if I cannot decide who I should be dating?
Dating an unbeliever can hinder your relationship with Christ.