Why online christian dating is wrong
Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth.
It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.” (NIV) These three scriptures give insight into the Christian dating life.
God calls us to love one another, but the scripture is clear that He asks us to be careful.
While love is a beautiful thing, the breaking off of relationships is hard.
You do not need to date a lot of people – just the right one. The word “love” is thrown around with little thought. We live for God’s love first and foremost, but we also live for the love of others.
While there are many definitions of love, 1 Corinthians tells us how God defines love.
It is love that should drive Christian teens to date, but it should not be the shallow version of love. You should know the person you are dating and know their beliefs.
Your intentions may be noble, but the relationships rarely work out.
It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud.
It is not rude, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs.
While most people have differing opinions about dating, it is one area of the Bible where there is not a lot of information.
However, Christian teens can get some idea of God’s expectations from certain Scripture verses: 1 Corinthians 13:4-7: “Love is patient, love is kind.