Principles of christian dating
In other relationships, I began to think that some of the things I had wanted in a husband were perhaps more wishful thinking than things that could actually be.
Did those caring, sensitive, funny, godly men really exist?
I had to ask myself, “Is he really on the same page as me when it comes to my Christian faith?
” “If we have children, will it be important to him that they are raised by godly principles and involved in church?
Along the way, God graciously reminded me that my hope for a great marriage was not in finding the perfect guy to counter-balance my sinful tendency.
His job often seemed more important to him than our relationship, and he would repeatedly put friends or family before me.For instance, one guy that I dated was a very nice guy.But although he said his faith was important to him, attending church and reading the Bible were not high on his priority list.Finding a job, making friends, doing ministry, and going to seminary all required me to take some action. If I did something beyond praying and waiting, did that mean I was taking over for men and sinfully thwarting God’s design for marriage?Looking to scripture, I saw, there are women who we admire, who take active roles particularly in the way they relate to men. She perfumes herself, dresses up and then presents herself at Boaz’s feet after he climbs into bed.