And, in the confines of that deep and close relationship, a spouse should give not only happiness and encouragement, but true hard knock love seeing blind spots, rebuking bad behaviors, and looking for their spouse’s ultimate long term good.” Preston Smedley, CA “I see marriage as a holy, sacred covenant that God created, blessed and declared good.Marriage is about dying to self…like Christ loved the church and died for the church He loved, I am called to do the same.Marriage should be the most intimate relationship we occur.
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It’s the opportunity to start a family and to cherish the woman you love through every moment God blesses.
There will be highs and lows, but love conquers all–especially with a whole hearted commitment to grace and understanding.” Nelson Torres, FL Dr.
As I sat down with them to talk about life, I found something concerning: none of them were asking women out. Some had text-based relationships, but most of them were fearful of “messing up” or “ending up with the wrong one”. I’ve heard from Christian women that they either have said no to dating altogether (because the Christian guys don’t do any asking) or go on dates with men who aren’t Christians (because at least they are asking). I, too, was more of a prayer than a dater, until I had a number of older men sit me down and tell me to stop being afraid and take a girl to coffee. Real Christian men are needed to step up in this area. ” “What if I don’t like her after we date for a few weeks? Dating 101: Start by finding a girl who you think is interesting and attractive.
This fear caused them to seldom date and keep female relationships plutonic and confusing. Ask any Christian woman over the age of 22 how she feels about Christian men’s dating game and she’ll most likely confirm what I’m witnessing. In looking for “The One”, Christian men can easily get caught not asking women out AT ALL because she might not be “The One”. (Novel idea, I know.) The issue that many men run into, I know I did, is over spiritualizing the dating process. ” Praying about your dating life is of course advised, but there is such a thing as too much praying. Ask her out in person or over the phone (no texting).
So, I think if a girl is interested, it’s good to be upfront to tell the guy or have mutual friends let [him]know.