Scripture on dating and relationships
The world is constantly sending a message of "try before you buy" when it comes to dating.
The world says that dating as much as you want is totally fine.
The world says that sleeping around is necessary to see if you're physically compatible.
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First things first, let's separate how the world views dating from how God wants us to handle the period of time before a couple gets married.
According to 2 Peter -20, God's way is totally contradictory to the way the world says unmarried couples should act.
Colossians says, "Children, obey your parents in everything, for this pleases the Lord." That said, let's take a look at what the Bible says about romantic relationships.
"Dating" is viewed as more casual and usually wrapped up in a simple series of romantic encounters (both emotional and physical).
Before we get into this though, we've gotta throw out the reminder that if your parents have told you that they do not want you to date yet, then you must respect their rules.
Dating and courting are basically the same thing—just different terms.
"Courtship" is generally viewed as pursuing a relationship with the full intention to marry the other person.
7 Days Getting caught up in a new relationship can be a truly exhilarating experience.
As you grow closer together, remember to draw even closer to God.