Dating christians for
Have you avoided men with online profiles touting their “love of the Lord”? I’m convinced that both men and women tend to approach relationships with a set of assumptions about potential partners, and I think religion is one trait that is too often judged based upon fiction rather than fact. Christianity is the largest religion in the world, claiming 2.2 billion of the world’s 6.9 billion people, as of last year.
If it sounds like I have it out for Christian dudes, well, I should tell you—I am one.
However, if we take God with us on the journey every step of the way, we will be in no greater hands.
Are you freaked out by the idea of dating an SCD—you know, a Super-Christian Dude? But still, I find myself wary of guys (and gals) who are, you know, Christian. I have been rejected on more than one occasion by a woman who considered me to be “too Christian” for her taste, and while I won't pretend to be able to speak for these women, I do wonder how much their decisions were informed by my reality as opposed to their preconceived notions.
” Trust that if it is, God will reveal it when the time is right and if it’s not He’ll reveal that too.
A legalistic set of dating rules won’t get us there.The Bible is very interesting in that it doesn’t give us too much detail into the process of courtship or what some refer to as dating.Stories like Ruth and Boaz or Solomon and the Shulamite help to give us a contextual framework about how relationships progress biblically, but there’s nothing directly set in stone on how it is all suppose to work.An issue of divide developing among Christians on dating is whether you should only move in this direction with someone you intend to marry.The motivation behind this thought is fear and insecurity.
When dating, your job is to guard your heart and use wisdom to learn about one another.