When it comes to dating a non-Christian, the Bible does not say anything directly about this because dating as we know it was not a custom in biblical times. However, the Bible does have many guiding principles that give us all the answers we need when asking, “Is it okay to date a non-believer?”
Many Christian singles ask, “Why am I still single?” “What can I do differently to find a Christian spouse?” “What is holding me back from meeting my future husband (or wife)?”
What should you do if you like someone but they like someone else? What should you do if you like someone but they do not like you back? Lastly, what should you do if you like someone who has a girlfriend or boyfriend already?
Do you want to fight less with your partner? Do you want to argue less and enjoy each other more in your marriage?
If you want Christian dating advice on long-distance relationships, you will want to study Philippians 6:18 as this is where long-distance dating is specifically mentioned. It reads in the KJV, “Thou shall only date long-distance if thy . . . are you still reading this . . . I’m obviously joking.”
When it comes to dating and singleness, perhaps some of the most needed Christian advice is “How to get over someone.”
Do I believe God has one specific person for you to marry (if you are called to marriage)? Yes. Why do I believe that? Because I believe God is sovereign and really does have plans for each of our lives. Now let me over explain that simple answer.
How can you love people better? How can you love your wife, husband, girlfriend, boyfriend, friends, or coworkers like Christ loves you? How can you love less conditionally?
Christian dating boundaries are . . . ambiguous.
Dating by definition and design is somewhere in between friendship and marriage, therefore Christian guys and girls are always trying to navigate the confusion which is always produced by romance without commitment. God designed the two to always be paired together, so knowing how much romance to engage in when the commitment is limited is tricky.
When it comes to Christian dating, how far is too far? What are you aloud to do in dating? Is kissing okay? What about spooning?