Biblical Dating

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Consists of facts and strategies for parents and tren-agers about dting with the bible's touch

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  • 1. BIBLICAL DATING BY: Scott Croft Edited by: Mr. Bernard

2. The AuthorScott Croft is an elder atCapitol Hill Baptist Churchwhere he teaches seminarsabout Friendship, Courtship and Marriage. 3. Definition Date (Dating) the social or romantic appointment something you do if your single and of age a natural precursor to marriage and generally considered something to be desired, whatever form it might take. 4. How far are we doing? (As Christians!) 5. Why? In terms of sexual involvement outside of marriage. Living together before marriage. Infidelity - the action or state of being sexually unfaithful. Divorce 6. It doest have to be this way For Christians,The Lord has given us his Word, and theHoly Spirithelps us to understand it. We have brothers andsisters in Christ to holdus accountable and to help us apply the Word toour lives. If youre a Christian, thats the Biblical Lifeyou are called to. 7. Scott Croft aim:Applying Gods Word to the topic ofdating, finding aspouse, andgetting married on theright time. 8. Biblical Dating A method of introduction and carrying out of a pre marital relationship between a single man and a single woman. That begins (maybe) with the man approaching and going through the womans father or family. That is conducted under the authority of the womans father or family or church; and That always has marriage (or at least a determination regarding marriage to a specific person) as its direct goal. 9. Bible Passages about BiblicalDating I Corinthians 6:9, 7:19 (command to be pure, seriousness regarding marriage) I Thessalonians 4:1-8 (do not wrong or defraud one another in relationships by implying a relationships or commitment by your words or conduct that does not actually exist) Song of Solomon 2:7 (do not awaken love before it pleases i.e. before the proper time, meaning before marriage) 10. Bible Passages about BiblicalDating Proverbs 6:20, 7:27 (warning to avoid sexual sin and foolish relationships) James 1:13-15 (Temptation is to be taken very seriously) Romans 13:8-14 (love others, work for their souls good; dont look to please self) Romans 14:1-15 (favor others, not selfvalue whats good to their souls) I Timothy 5:1-2 (treat single women as sisters in Christ, with absolute purity) 11. Bible Passages about BiblicalDating Titus 2: 1-8 (YOUNG MEN AND WOMEN SHOULD FOCUS ON SELF- CPONTROL) John 14:15 (If you love Christ, you will obey His commands) 12. Modern Dating A method of introduction and carrying out of a pre-marital relationship between a single man and a single woman that: begins with either the man or the woman initiating with the other; is conducted outside the formal oversight or authority of either persons family or church; and that may or may not have marriage as its goal and is often purely recreational or educational. 13. Differences between Modern Dating and Biblical Dating 14. Differences between Modern Dating and Biblical Dating 15. Differences between Modern Dating and Biblical Dating 16. Differences between Modern Dating and Biblical Dating 17. Differences between Modern Dating and Biblical Dating 18. Differences between Modern Dating and Biblical Dating 19. In Summary Modern Dating Biblical Dating Being the right Finding theperson to serveright person forme.my futurespouses needsand be a God-glorifyinghusband orwife 20. In Summary Modern Dating Biblical Dating Commitment Intimacy leadsleads to to commitmentintimacy 21. In Summary Modern Dating Biblical Dating Scripture guides us as Tells us that the wayto how to find a to figure outmate and whether I want tomarry, and the Bible marry someone isteaches, among to act like we areother things, that we married. If we likeshould act in such a it, we make itway so as not to official. If weimply a marriage- dont, then we golevel commitment through somethinguntil that emotionally andcommitment exists probably physicallybefore the Lord. like a divorce.