Bible verses for dating couples
Many want to know how they can go about getting to know someone and eventually getting married without getting hurt or compromising their faith.
At Focus on the Family, we've offered a range of resources and expert advice bringing biblical principles to bear in this area.
Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh.” (Gen.
Every sin that a man doeth is without the body; but he that commiteth fornication sinneth against his own body.” (1 Cor.
) “For this is the will of God, even your sanctification, that ye should abstain from fornication:” (1 Thes.
) “When a man hath taken a new wife, he shall not go out to war, neither shall he be charged with any business: but he shall be free at home one year, and shall cheer up his wife which he hath taken.” (Deut.
24:5) “Marriage is honourable in all, and the bed undefiled: but whoremongers and adulterers God will judge.” (Heb.
And beside this, giving all diligence, add to your faith virtue; and to virtue knowledge; And to knowledge temperance; and to temperance patience; and to patience godliness; And to godliness brotherly kindness; and to brotherly kindness charity.
Within its pages, there is a lot of useful advice on a wide range of topics like commerce, culture, government, worship, and even relationships.19:9) “And if a woman shall put away her husband, and be married to another, she committeth adultery.” (Mark ) “Behold, I will cast her into a bed, and them that commit adultery with her into great tribulation, except they repent of their deeds.” (Rev.)Fornication/Sex“For from within, out of the heart of men, proceed evil thoughts, adulteries, fornications, murders.” (Mark ) “But that we write unto them, that they abstain from pollutions of idols, and from fornication, and from things strangled, and from blood” (Acts ) “Flee fornication.Some of the messages we've presented have taken the position that Christians can apply their faith in such a way that they can still work within the system they've inherited.Other messages have stressed that Christians need to be much more counter-cultural.12:9) “So ought men to love their wives as their own bodies. 5: 28) “Charity suffereth long, and is kind; charity envieth not; charity vaunteth not itself, is not puffed up, Doth not behave itself unseemly, seeketh not her own, is not easily provoked, thinketh no evil; Rejoiceth not in iniquity, but rejoiceth in the truth; Beareth all things, believeth all things, hopeth all things, endureth all things.” (1Cor.