How to Be a Man After God’s Own Heart

a man after God's own heart

Acts 13:22

God said David was a man after his own heart. But what does it mean to be a man after God’s own heart? And how can you be a man after God’s own heart?

By studying the life of David we can gather a lot of helpful truths that can assist us in our journey of becoming men after God’s own heart.

Christian Dating Advice for Men

6 dating tips for Christian men

Christian Dating Advice for Men

Proverbs 3:5-6

Christian dating advice for men, just like Christian dating advice for women, must start with the Bible. Dating is not a topic directly covered in the Bible, so Christians will have to take general truths that are in the Bible and apply them to the issues in dating.

Every guy is different. We all have some unique gifts and challenges. So not all of this Christian dating advice will apply to all Christian men. I’ll have to make some generalizations to write an article like this. But I believe these 6 pieces of dating advice apply to many Christian men. 

Christian Dating Advice for Women

6 dating pointers for women

Christian dating advice for women

Proverbs 3:5-6

The best Christian dating advice for anyone, including women, is found by reading your Bible. There’s not actual “dating advice” per se, but as Christians it is our goal to apply biblical wisdom to all of the situations we find ourselves in. Try to honor Christ, be wise, don’t marry an unbeliever, love God and love people – all the basics for any Christian apply to Christian dating advice for women.

Complementarianism in Context

what does the bible say about complementarianism

Ephesians 5:21-33, 1 Timothy 2:8-15

This article is not meant to be an exhaustive study answering every question about complementarianism. If you want to hear all the biblical arguments in great detail regarding complementarianism, one of the best resources out there is The Counsel of Biblical Manhood and Womanhood.

5 Christian Dating Boundaries

Christian dating boundaries list

Proverbs 4:23

 

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.

3 Ways to Prepare for Marriage as a Christian Single Man

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Titus 2:6-7

I started dating my wife right after a seven month long mission’s trip in Liberia, West Africa. I had no intentions of this being my relationship timeline, but looking back, I can see how God used this mission’s trip to prepare me for marriage. I feel like God had to teach me to serve before he would allow me to lead a wife.