Hide Your face from my sins And blot out all my iniquities. Create in me a clean heart, O God, And renew a steadfast spirit within me.Do not cast me away from Your presence And do not take Your Holy Spirit from me. God's word says very little about dating because wives were generally chosen by the parents (see our article on arranged marriages). Try to find a mate this way would be as exciting as watching paint dry. It has many twists and turns, and you deal with them as they come.This appears to be clearly indicated in 1 Corinthians .The principle stated in 2 Corinthians -18 would seem to apply to marriage as well, and some might see it as applying to dating.Therefore if there is any encouragement in Christ, if there is any consolation of love, if there is any fellowship of the Spirit, if any affection and compassion, make my joy complete by being of the same mind, maintaining the same love, united in spirit, intent on one purpose.
Do you make a shopping list, and check off each step? Then Isaac called Jacob and blessed him, and commanded him.
I think it is true that our young people date too young, and that many dating situations are unwise in that they create unnecessary temptations and, even if nothing wrong takes place, a couple’s actions may give the appearance of evil.
Many of the dating and personal relationship safeguards of years gone by seem to have been cast aside.
Purify me with hyssop, and I shall be clean; Wash me, and I shall be whiter than snow.
Make me to hear joy and gladness, Let the bones which You have broken rejoice.