Type the word “dating” into your bible search tool and what comes up? When I was single, I remember wishing there was an entire book of the bible dedicated to the topic, or at least even a chapter.But though Scriptures are filled with foundational life-changing truths, there are still some topics that are left untouched when it comes to finding a biblical perspective.Purify me with hyssop, and I shall be clean; Wash me, and I shall be whiter than snow.Make me to hear joy and gladness, Let the bones which You have broken rejoice.Therefore if there is any encouragement in Christ, if there is any consolation of love, if there is any fellowship of the Spirit, if any affection and compassion, make my joy complete by being of the same mind, maintaining the same love, united in spirit, intent on one purpose.Drunkenness Do Not Get Drunk Avoid Immorality Avoid Quarrels Avoiding Jealousy Affection, Evil Alcohol Drunkenness, Results Chastity Sanctification, Means And Results Adults Partying Sexual Sins Appearance Of Evil Lewdness Orderliness In Personal Devotion Using The Day Revelry Jealousy Licentiousness Lasciviousness Riots Leisure, And Pastimes Abstinence as a discipline Sexual Chastitydrinking, abstention from Alcohol Abuse Sexual Aberrations Abstaining From Drugs Wash me thoroughly from my iniquity And cleanse me from my sin.Unless otherwise indicated, all content is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License. All Scripture quotations, unless otherwise indicated, are taken from The Holy Bible, English Standard Version.
The modern-day concept of “dating” looked far different 2,000 years ago.For I know my transgressions, And my sin is ever before me.Against You, You only, I have sinned And done what is evil in Your sight, So that You are justified when You speak And blameless when You judge."Courtship" is generally viewed as pursuing a relationship with the full intention to marry the other person."Dating" is viewed as more casual and usually wrapped up in a simple series of romantic encounters (both emotional and physical).