There are many pitfalls during the years of courtship, but the most menacing danger is related to because the sexual attraction becomes predominant.
It is very easy to overlook even obvious personality defects, since so much pleasurable emotion comes from the activities of touching and embracing (necking and petting).
In this article, I tie dating, courtship, engagement, marriage to the biblical command we’ve looked at before.
Regarding unbelievers, God commands Israel, “Furthermore, you shall not intermarry with them; you shall not give your daughters to their sons, nor shall you take their daughters for your sons” (Deuteronomy 7:3).
You must have a means of knowing if or when you have found that special person.
There are specific processes involved in proper dating that will help lead you down the right path. Again, this term is very rarely used in society today, and most do not have any idea what it really means.
Courtship is a relationship between a man and a woman in which they seek to determine if it is God’s will for them to marry each other.
Under the protection, guidance, and blessing of parents or mentors, the couple concentrates on developing a deep friendship that could lead to marriage, as they discern their readiness for marriage and God’s timing for their marriage.
A sampling of opinions reveals a variety of definitions, with seemingly no two alike.
In the simplest form, a date is merely a set time agreed upon by two people to engage in an activity.
Dating has nothing in view but simple enjoyment and getting acquainted with members of the opposite sex. We may put “going steady” into this category with these caveats.