Here are (some) principles for your not-yet marriages.
It’s not nearly a comprehensive or exhaustive list.
With the sex, there ought to be a deep sense of safety, a sense of being loved and accepted for who you are, a desire to please without the need to impress.
When God engineered the sexual bond between a man and a woman, he made something much more satisfying than the act itself. And the more is found in a mutual faith in and following of Jesus.
Friends who enjoy sex with “no strings attached” will find pleasure, but not the peaks waiting on the other side of mutual promises.
The happiness of marriage is not only or even mainly physical.
If low-commitment sexual promiscuity sounds like freedom, we don’t get it.After all, there has never been a less compatible relationship than a holy God and his sinful bride, and that’s the mold we’re aiming for in our marriages.There is a reason the Bible doesn’t have a book devoted to how to choose a spouse. Girls, stop expecting guys to make any formal attempt at winning your affections.Exclusivity and intentionality are ancient rituals, things of the past, and misplaced hopes. It’s not that this new line of thinking is necessarily untrue today, or that it’s not the current and corrupt trend of our culture. One of our most precious pursuits, that of a lifelong partner for all of life, is tragically being relegated to tweets, texts, and snaps, to ambiguous flirtation and fooling around. Therefore, only he can prescribe the purpose, parameters, and means of our marriages.If you answered “yes” to the above questions, then 1 Corinthians 13 says that you truly have a loving relationship.If you answered “no” to any of the above questions, then maybe you should discuss those issues with your boyfriend or girlfriend.od wants the best for us in every area of our lives.This includes relationships with boyfriends or girlfriends.Realize that over 50% of girls and over 40% of guys never date in high school.The Bible gives us some very clear principles to guide us in making decisions about dating.