Verses about dating relationships
" Answer: Although the words “courtship” and “dating” are not found in the Bible, we are given some principles that Christians are to go by during the time before marriage.The first is that we must separate from the world's view on dating because God's way contradicts the world's (2 Peter ).Ecclesiastes 4:9-12 ESV 'Two are better than one, because they have a good reward for their toil. But woe to him who is alone when he falls and has not another to lift him up!Again, if two lie together, they keep warm, but how can one keep warm alone?And though a man might prevail against one who is alone, two will withstand him—a threefold cord is not quickly broken." Matthew ESV "For where two or three are gathered in my name, there am I among them." Proverbs ESV "Iron sharpens iron, and one man sharpens another." John ESV "No longer do I call you servants, for the servant does not know what his master is doing; but I have called you friends, for all that I have heard from my Father I have made known to you." John ESV "Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends." Christina Patterson is a wife and stay-at-home mom with a passion to encourage women in the love of Jesus Christ and the truth of God’s Word.When she is not folding laundry or playing blocks you will find her with her head deep in her Bible or a commentary.The ultimate goal of dating or courting is finding a life partner.
We should find out if the person has been born again in the Spirit of Christ (John 3:3-8) and if he or she shares the same desire toward Christ-likeness (Philippians 2:5).
Having them at the tip of your fingers will help you greatly in your everyday relationship with your fellow human beings.
Note that these Bible verses are quoted from the King James Version of the Bible except it is indicated otherwise.1.
Proverbs 27:9 ESV "Oil and perfume make the heart glad, and the sweetness of a friend comes from his earnest counsel" Psalms 133:1 ESV "I thank my God in all my remembrance of you, always in every prayer of mine for you all making my prayer with joy, because of your partnership in the gospel from the first day until now." Romans -11 ESV "Love one another with brotherly affection. Do not be slothful in zeal, be fervent in spirit, serve the Lord." Philippians 2:4 ESV 'Let each of you look not only to his own interests, but also to the interests of others.' Galatians 6:2 ESV "Bear one another’s burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ.' Proverbs -25 ESV "Make no friendship with a man given to anger, nor go with a wrathful man, lest you learn his ways and entangle yourself in a snare.' Proverbs 17:9 ESV 'Whoever covers an offense seeks love, but he who repeats a matter separates close friends.' Proverbs ESV "A dishonest man spreads strife, and a whisperer separates close friends." 1 Corinthians ESV "Do not be deceived: "Bad company ruins good morals." 1 Thessalonians ESV Therefore encourage one another and build one another up, just as you are doing.
Hebrews -25 ESV And let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works, not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the Day drawing near.