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My goal is to simply pass on, from one teen to another, some thoughts I have developed from my observations, personal experience, and advice from others.
So here goes: Your quality and purpose of life is not determined by whether or not you date or get married.
It’s also hard, excruciating, joyful, hurtful, and incredibly fulfilling — at least this is what married people tell me, and from watching them, I believe it.
In this article I am going to call it “dating” and define it as “the process of finding a spouse.” I do not claim to be an expert: I realize that many varying opinions about dating float around Christian circles jumping over each other, getting mixed together, and consuming some people.Always pursue God and health (spiritual, emotional, and physical) and you will be fine.John Piper is founder and teacher of desiring and chancellor of Bethlehem College & Seminary. You wish it could happen soon but it completely freaks you out. Some people call this dating, other people call it courting — there are likely countless terms you could use for the process. But before anyone can get married they have to go through the process of getting to know a person and pursuing love for them (at least if you practice the Western tradition of pursuing marriage).A wife is bound to her husband as long as he lives, but if her husband dies she is free to be married to whom she wishes, only in the Lord. So biblically the bottom line for the follower of Christ is: Will you marry only a believer.So a Christian is not free to marry outside the Lord. And what saddens me, Tony, is how many believers get so entangled emotionally with unbelievers that they either throw away their convictions or they stand on their head to see the other person as a believer when he is not. A mature believer will want his or her spouse not just to profess some kind of creed or be willing to go to church.You might find my blog of interest where I critique Josh Harris's book. Unfortunately Josh Harris is quick to point out the problems with dating but reluctant to share any of the problems with his approach. Steve wrote: "You might find my blog of interest where I critique Josh Harris\'s book.\n\wordpress.com\n I Kissed Dating Goodbye: Wisdom or Foolishness?Flagging a post will send it to the Goodreads Customer Care team for review. Only flag comments that clearly need our attention.As a general rule we do not censor any content on the site.