Teaching young people God’s standards before allowing them to date may sound terribly old-fashioned and restrictive.
But look at it this way: Most governments do not allow people to drive automobiles until they demonstrate the knowledge and ability to do so in a safe manner.
It then may proceed to the next level if both individuals are prepared and willing.
Some people, however, are far past that point, having already reached adulthood, married and divorced. Because adults are older, does that give them license for more liberties than adolescents may take? The Bible teaches that God’s standards for dating apply to people of all ages.
When a couple breaks up after having had sexual relations, there is inevitable pain because of the severing of this bond.
To ease that pain, the young man and woman typically move quickly to establish a similar relationship with a new partner-repeating the same mistake.
We’ll share with you some frank answers about the consequences of premarital sex and popular myths about sex.
And finally, we’ll share some advice given by people who have committed their lives to godly dating.
Many assume that when people are dating, sexual intercourse is an appropriate demonstration of affection and a way to determine whether they are compatible.