Christian courtship versus dating

11 Feb

I wouldn't trust myself either in those circumstances." If I wouldn't allow myself to be alone in a car with a woman other than my wife, why should I trust my teenagers?

Sexual desires are not designed to be started and stopped over and over again!

Finally, it is naive to think that it is all a matter of self-control. Self-control means refraining from sexual touch of any kind, at least until covenantal engagement.

Only marriage relinquishes ownership of one's "good" body to one's partner.

Parents must overcome this naivety when a teen complains about parental restrictions.

But they are still reaping what they sowed, often in a later generation who bear the fruit of their careless immoral ways.

Parental foolishness starts early on in the pre-teens, where crushes are condoned, and the habit of living in fantasies is established.

Dating is part of the lie of the enemy that is ensnaring our young people.

The Bible tells us that all that has to do with love can and must be tested.

Ask yourself these questions: "Which is more biblical? " In earlier times, all courtship included rigid supervision and protection of the female.

It was built on the premise of family introductions, and the focus was on the father's role in establishing a new family, hence the question in the marriage ceremony, "Who gives this woman away?