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This is because of unhealthy soul ties that have been developed, increasing the chances one’s marriage will end in adultery and divorce which drags down children and creates generational curses due to family fragmentation.It is amazing that most churches and youth groups do not speak about this in their discipleship processes!Courtship and dating are some of the least discussed topics in the church.Yet dating has caused the most havoc, destroyed countless lives, resulted in unwanted pregnancies and abortions, and even split churches apart.For example, it is a huge mistake to marry a person because they are strong spiritually when not attracted to them physically.Or, it is a mistake to marry a person for their personality when their spiritual life is a mess, etc.(When two emotionally needy people get together in marriage it is usually a disaster!) Go on group dates to get to know the other person or work with them in some meaningful innocuous way.
The following are guidelines that best fit young people but many of the principles still apply to older and more mature single adults looking for a mate.
Since most of the church doesn’t teach on this subject, a vacuum exists resulting in our teenagers adopting the worldview of popular culture.
This has led many church youth groups to become havens for dating and premarital sex.
• Youth should make chastity vows before they enter high school.
With these vows they should pledge to their parents before God they will not give their bodies over unless they are married to the other person.Part of discerning the will of God is judging whether or not the other person meets the biblical criteria and qualifications of being a good mate, being able to raise children, and being a family leader. Based on 1 Thessalonians we should be attracted to another person in three areas: physically, emotionally, and intellectually & spiritually (this includes personality).