In an arranged marriage, the fun starts after the wedding!" (No, that wasn't a suggestion for you to set up an arranged marriage.) For the Hebrews and the early church, dating wasn't an issue to be addressed in Scripture. When the Bible was written, a person basically had one of three options: remaining single, an immoral life with multiple partners or prostitutes, or an arranged marriage.
The church has reached a difficult crossroads when it comes to pre-marriage romance.The Bible promises he will provide that whenever we ask.Rely on God's love, wisdom, and sustaining presence while you're dating.There are "Christian dating" ideas floating around that have little or nothing to do with the Bible.Most are well intended and contain a nugget of truth. Dating is hard enough without sifting through all this erroneous information, so let's debunk some myths around Christian dating.This may be the biggest excuse men use for being lazy in relationships, much less finding one.German theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer addresses this issue in a wedding sermon he wrote for his sister from a Nazi jail cell.Of course, there are biblical principles that are essential to dating.If you follow the biblical prescriptions for gentleness, respect, sexual purity, and kindness (Gal.There are some myths out there that people assume to be gospel about dating, especially among Christians.Christian culture is like any other in that we develop truisms that we accept without verifying.