Christian dating in high school
I do not intend to defend a certain set of rules, or refute any.Neither will I pretend like I have the best advice, since I am not even married.Married people have the best dating advice since they have already done it!My goal is to simply pass on, from one teen to another, some thoughts I have developed from my observations, personal experience, and advice from others.When I became a believer in my mid-twenties, dating took an even more serious tone. Is it okay to say yes to someone if you don’t think you have an interest in marriage with this person?
We were convinced that marriage was in our future and so were my classmates, voting me first to get married in my senior yearbook. As I went to college, I assumed more dates would follow and a new gentleman would sweep me off my feet. In high school, I looked at dating as an opportunity to go to a dance, be taken out to dinner, or go to a movie. In college, I saw dating as a way to find my potential spouse.If you want to shoot for a lifelong, God-honoring union with your best friend, then that is when you know it's time to start a romance (Genesis ; Matthew 19:5).When in doubt, ask God for guidance and be prepared to trust and obey Him.Non-Christians have a different perspective on dating.
You see the magazines, TV shows, and movies that tell you how you’re young, and you should date a lot of people before you get married.There are all kinds of advice out there about dating today, but a lot of it is about dating in the world rather than Christian dating.Christians need to have a different attitude toward dating.Be sure to read what we have to say in the articles below though; your question may already have been answered!