” I believe Jesus needs to be our why when it comes to dating. We are dating because we are seeking to glorify God by sacrificially loving and serving another individual with the unconditional love that we first received from Christ.Our why is because we are seeking deeper depth, friendship, accountability, and an earthly picture of what the Church and Christ’s relationship is like.Your partner probably doesn’t intentionally mean to upset, offend, or sin against you.
You’re in a phase of determining the second biggest decision you’ll make in your life here on Earth. Be diligent, prayerful, and patient with whom you’re dating.
There’s a verse in Matthew 18 where Peter asks Jesus, “Lord, how often will my brother sin against me, and I forgive him? ” Jesus famously answers, “I do not say to you seven times, but seventy-seven times” (Matthew -22).
Other translations refer to Jesus saying, “seventy times seven.” In other words, forgive and forgive often. There will be ill words said, bad actions taken, and mistakes made throughout the course of your relationship.
Through the mistakes, the hurt, and the pain that any relationship endures, there will be seasons where you are ready to give up.
Maybe you’ve lost those butterfly feelings for your boyfriend or girlfriend. You could be fed up messing up and falling short of your sexual boundaries.After driving her mother back to Grey House, Ben waits at an empty table while Stephanie closes the bistro for the night.