Dating biblical women
Paul says in Romans , “And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.” Your breakup is included in this phrase “all things.” If you are a Christian, God is using this experience for your good.
As hard as this is, he is making you more like his Son. With the pain and sorrow over the lost relationship, what you might want more is your ex-boyfriend or girlfriend.
Forgive as the Lord forgave you.” This includes a former boyfriend or girlfriend, especially if yours was the heart that was broken.
It’s okay to distance yourself or set some boundaries in order to protect your heart—give it some time.
On the other hand, you have a responsibility to do good to that person as your Christian brother or sister.
“So whether you eat or drink or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God.” 1- Corinthians If I had a dime for every time someone has sat on my couch, in tears about a recent breakup, I think I’d be a rich man. Fighting bitterness or fighting to get over the pain of the loss. ) If the gospel really makes a difference in our lives, it should show itself in the worst of moments.
I pastor a very young church (the average age is 28). ” conversations is a fairly normal part of what I do. Not every relationship ends in marriage. Giving yourself over to quick peeks at his or her face-book page or Instagram account. But if Christian dating looks no different than the world then our faith shows itself to be relatively useless.