Should christians do online dating
The concept of “He who finds a wife” (Proverbs ) is strongly emphasized, and the idea of a woman being actively out and about searching for a husband is frowned upon.
I’d always assumed that this biblical principle pretty much cancels out Christians utilizing dating sites to find a potential mate.
One day it dawned on me that my uncompromising opinions about Christian dating sites are a little ironic, considering that I’m a young adult who is a part of Gen Y and living in the age of technology. The purpose for many in the online dating pool is ultimately marriage; while for a select few it is finding a mistress because they are in sexless marriages and others just want to be friends and hang out. If you just skip this step you will get the wrong someone and then most likely go back to God and complain about who you chose and settled for. I would like to say that I didn’t meet the former pastor who dumped me via text and then a month later wanted to make things right by justifying it because he didn’t want to deal with the ‘drama’. Anyway; what you decide is between you and the Lord but here are some things to ponder before getting yourself into a game. Being single isn’t about going out and just finding someone it’s about being the right someone for the someone that God has for you.You may now see our list and photos of women who are in your area and meet your preferences.
Again, please keep their identity a secret Click on the "Continue" button search with your zip/postal code.1Thes (NIV) Now sure most singles aren’t giving thanks for being single until they get married and then wish for it right? The time being single is better spent becoming that right person and being able to do more for the Kingdom because once you are married you will have different things in your life. That’s probably the better question as that too is an injustice for the would be browsers to your profile! “A man’s heart plans his way, but the Lord directs his steps.” Prov 16:9 (NIV) Is it your plan to go out and do this online dating thing because you are tired of waiting? 5- Keep your eyes straight ahead; ignore all sideshow distractions. I would like to say that I didn’t put my time toward it; but I did. I want to be married and have what my friends have.” I get it. The good news is this: ‘Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever.’ Heb 13:8 (NIV) The promises in the Word are true and this means for you too.