Christian beliefs on dating at age 16
Courtship is a time for discerning whether or not God is calling you to marriage with each other. At the time of this writing it is Valentines day, the holy day of our false-god cupid. Enjoy the wonderful virtue of friendship. Christian Teenagers are missionaries. Dating handle wrongly can hinder your witness as a missionary.
You might find yourself willing to date anyone you are attracted to, even someone you would never consider marrying. The ultimate goal of dating or courting is finding a life partner. Teenage dating unnecessarily puts the Christian in temptation and possible sin. Pray for your future husband now, that he too will be preserved in purity and grow in holiness and virtue as well. They are craving the attention of a man in their life.
As I watch the dating life of Christian teenagers, so often their affections for their boyfriend or girlfriend exceed their affections for Christ. My fear is that many single Christians think about dating, relationships, and marriage just like the world. Dating can be so distracting for Christian teenagers.
There is a massive amount of emotional and intellectual engagement about the dating life of their peers. As I taught this passage I made applications to teenage dating and relationships. The ultimate reason for dating is to find a spouse. It keeps a relationship honest. Before you every start thinking about dating you must make sure your identity is sealed in your union with Christ, not in a boyfriend or girlfriend.