What the bible says about dating and relationships
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Bible Verses About Dating - Christian relationships are talked about throughout the Bible in the Old and New Testaments.
Ecclesiastes 4:9-12 - Two [are] better than one; because they have a good reward for their labour. Every sin that a man doeth is without the body; but he that committeth fornication sinneth against his own body.1 Peter 4:8 - And above all things have fervent charity among yourselves: for charity shall cover the multitude of sins.
Proverbs 3:5-7 - Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding.
Song of Solomon 2:7 - I charge you, O ye daughters of Jerusalem, by the roes, and by the hinds of the field, that ye stir not up, nor awake [my] love, till he please.
Genesis - Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh. Proverbs - Without counsel purposes are disappointed: but in the multitude of counsellors they are established.1 Corinthians - Meats for the belly, and the belly for meats: but God shall destroy both it and them.
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It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.2 Corinthians - Be ye not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness? Psalms 37:3-4 - Trust in the LORD, and do good; [so] shalt thou dwell in the land, and verily thou shalt be fed.Genesis - And the LORD God said, [It is] not good that the man should be alone; I will make him an help meet for him.The answers he brings may be different from anything you've heard before.
The topics he's going to be dealing with are ones in which equally committed Christians have found different biblical interpretations.
Joshua Harris, for instance, has promoted a model of courtship that harkens back to a model used broadly before modern dating evolved.