fail: how to ruin your life
4 – Be Dating-dumb
“If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives generously to all without reproach, and it will be given him.” James 1:5
The patterns that you practice now in dating will be carried on into your future marriage.
1. You date someone your parents hate.
2. You’re dating someone with no future.
“A lazy person will give you nothing but trouble: they will make you grind your teeth and weep out of frustration.” Proverbs 10:26
3. You’re dating someone with no boundaries.
“So flee youthful passions and pursue righteousness…” 2 Timothy 2:22
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3 – Finding the One
“…a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and the two will become one flesh, so they are no longer two, but one. Therefore what God has joined together, let man not separate.” – Matthew 19:5-6
If you travel the same road as everyone else, you are going to end up at the same destination.
To really be fulfilled in life, you have to find The One.
“Of all of the commandments, what is the most important?” Jesus replied, “Love the Lord your God with all your heart and all your soul and all your mind.… Read the rest
Relationships: No Strings Attached
1 – Dating
If you want something that you’ve never had, you must do something that you’ve never done.
”Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.” – Romans 12:2
“Let no one deceive himself. If anyone among you thinks that he is wise in this age, let him become a fool that he may become wise.” – 1 Corinthians 3:18
1. I will have a higher standard on who I will see, date or spend time with. … Read the rest
Silly Love Songs
5 – Marry You (But let’s date first)
Dating: Anytime two people of the opposite sex are TOGETHER with the intent to GET TO KNOW one another better.
“Be careful how you act. These are difficult days. Don’t be fools. Be wise.” – Ephesians 5:15-17
What’s the purpose for dating?
1. Dating for fun.
“…don’t arouse or waken love until it so desires.” – Song of Solomon 2:7
2. Dating to be popular.
“Obviously, I’m not trying to be a people pleaser! No, I am trying to please God. If I were still trying to please people, I would not be Christ’s servant.” – Galatians 1:10
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