In fact, I have to chuckle to myself whenever someone asks me to give a “biblical” perspective on dating.Not only is there nothing said about the topic, but the concept of dating didn’t even exist in biblical times.Type the word “dating” into your Bible search tool and what comes up? When I was single, I remember wishing there was an entire book—or even just a chapter—of the Bible dedicated to the topic of dating.But though the Scriptures are filled with foundational life-changing truths, there are plenty of topics the Bible doesn’t specifically speak to.Even today in the cultures of the Middle East, dating is a relatively new concept.The modern-day concept of “dating” looked far different 2,000 years ago.Type the word “dating” into your bible search tool and what comes up? When I was single, I remember wishing there was an entire book of the bible dedicated to the topic, or at least even a chapter.But though Scriptures are filled with foundational life-changing truths, there are still some topics that are left untouched when it comes to finding a biblical perspective.
This includes relationships with boyfriends or girlfriends.
Many students ask the question, “How far should I go on a date?
” Here are some principles that will help you decide what is appropriate behavior on a date. , All Rights Reserved—except as noted on attached “Usage and Copyright” page that grants Christian Answers.
Choosing Friends Warnings Against Deception Deceiving Oneself Courting Abstaining From Drugs Evil Associations Guidance, Need For God's Bad Relationships Good Or Bad Cursing Good And Evil Separation Corruption, Causes Like Bad People Drugs, Illegal Narcotics Being In A Relationship Partying Companionship Intermarriage Warnings Of Evil Associations Being In A Relationship Miscegenation (racial Intermarriage)Associations Fellowship With Wicked Unrelated Things Choosing Friends Lawlessness Harmony Darkness, As A Symbol Of Sin Taking Advantage Marriage, Restrictions Concerning Light And Darkness Marriage Bad Relationships Second Marriage Age Differences In Relationships Participation, In Sin Not Believing The Gospel Cooperationevil, warnings against Evil Associations Righteousness, Of Believers Mixing People Darkness Adolescent Depression Aim At Love Pure People Seek Peace Masturbation Courting Chastity Evil Fleeing Righteousness, Of Believers Desires For Holiness Evil Passions Young Mendesires Avoiding Evil Running Avoiding Sin Partying Agape Love Loving Others Beatitudes, the Fruit, Spiritual Evil Desires Fruits Of Righteousness Seduction Faith, Growth In Limitations Of Youth Love To Others Calling upon God Criminals Priorities In Life Sin, Avoidance Of Commitment, to God Maintaining Faith Peace, In Christian Living Lust Pursuing Good Pursuing Youth Now may the God who gives perseverance and encouragement grant you to be of the same mind with one another according to Christ Jesus, so that with one accord you may with one voice glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ.
Therefore if there is any encouragement in Christ, if there is any consolation of love, if there is any fellowship of the Spirit, if any affection and compassion, make my joy complete by being of the same mind, maintaining the same love, united in spirit, intent on one purpose.