Christian dating a new believer
Most Christians would agree that being in relationships with non-Christians can have some serious challenges But what about the cases where two people are Christians but are at totally different levels of spiritual maturity?Since I never write about relationships, I thought I would touch on a new subject today: relationships!He took with him two of his servants and his son Isaac probably would have flipped out at hearing God’s request as Isaac was her only child, given to her by God at the age of ninety no less!“Oh hey, where are you off to so early” “Uh, I need to pick up some supplies back in town, stop by the tunic outlet store, and then if I have time, *cough* fulfill God’s request to *cough* sacrifice Isaac” “Great, if you have some extra time can you pick up a few… ” As the head of the household, Abraham did what he knew was right without fighting about it with Sarah, as it would have been God’s will she would have been contending with, not his Without pointing at Abraham and Sarah too much, my favorite example of an uneven relationship is seen in Job: Job 2:7-10 So Satan went out from the presence of the LORD and afflicted Job with painful sores from the soles of his feet to the top of his head.A good place to begin before dating is on your knees and clearly communicating with God about His will for your life.Many people have suffered greatly in their relationships because they neglected to spend time with God before dating.
Be gentle and courageous to speak up if you are uncomfortable and need to feel secure on your date.
It’s not that you need permission as an adult to date; however, it’s most helpful to communicate with a wise believer about your intentions.
Keeping secrets about your dating desires or experiences can complicate your situation as sin loves to hover in the darkness.
You or your date may be new to the faith or still need to grow up spiritually.
It’s necessary to have your convictions thought out and settled before your date. Will your conscious be convicted if the movie is rated R?