Dating and christianity non christian

There are some myths out there that people assume to be gospel about dating.

Christian culture is like any other in that we develop truisms that we accept without verifying.

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You are destined to be with her, and God will guide you to her." Good luck finding this one in the Bible.

There is plenty of stuff about God's will for his people, God wanting good things for you, and God's ultimate plan.

Nowhere, however, does it say that God picked out a spunky brunette whom he's waiting to spring on you at the right moment. When it comes to God, I'm pretty careful about saying what he does or doesn't do.

But I do know this—if you rely on this idea too much, your dating life will get really confusing.

German theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer addresses this issue in a wedding sermon he wrote for his sister from a Nazi jail cell.

He says that God joins the relationship between a man and a woman at the point of marriage.

The good news is that most men don't have a problem with this.

Regardless of your theology on the Predestination of Girlfriends, you're probably eager to be an active participant in your dating life. Myth #2: "The Bible has clearly defined guidelines for dating." People didn't date in biblical times.

Dating as a socially accepted means of finding a mate has been around for less than a century.

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