Definition: Christian dating is a mutual commitment between a Christian man and Christian woman to test their relationship for marriage for the glory of God.
Submission in marriage is strength controlled and skillfully deployed… For a wife’s own husband (vv.22a) Ultimately to the LORD (vv.22b-23) In everything (v.24)
Loving Leadership is defined by Sacrificial love (v.25) Sanctifying love (vv.26-27) Self-love (vv.28-30, 33a)
The What: The Union of Marriage (v.31) The Why: The Uniqueness of Marriage (v.32) The How: Dating as the Understudy of Marriage
The Gift of Singleness (vv.6-8) Not permanent on earth, but in eternity Not peculiar, but practical The Goal of Singleness (v.32-35) Some Guidelines for Dating The purpose shapes the plan Community is the context Stop shopping, start serving The glory of God governs everything
Key Idea: Marriage is a picture of the gospel, and shows us how to date with gospel purpose.
Theme: God has designed and given us biblical roles as men and women for human joy and flourishing – and for thriving marriages. Key Idea: Biblical womanhood is when a woman lives out her God-designed responsibility to have confidence in Christ, live with wisdom and discernment, help her husband, and prioritize the home with […]
Theme: God has designed and given us biblical roles as men and women for human joy and flourishing – and for thriving marriages. Key Idea: Biblical manhood is when a man lives out his God-designed responsibility to humbly lead, love, provide for, and protect women and family.