We Are Christians First(When is it Okay to date?)
I. There is nothing
wrong with dating as long as we do it God's way!
Obey your parents about dating. Eph. 6:1-3
When is it Okay to date?
Dating is unbiblical but not wrong!
Unbiblical because not mentioned in the Bible.
b. Example- Wearing 'Nikes' is unbiblical!
2. Relationship with God comes first.
a. Do not seek love, or seek to give it to people when
you do not give it to God
b. Do not seek "love" more than you seek God.
3. Seek ye first the Kingdom of God.
b. God will take care of you! Just focus on Him.
Reasons People Date
I. Why do people
Peer pressure, Image, Security, To find "Love", Sex,
Reputation, Just cause, Companionship, ETC . . .
B. DO NOT
date for ANY of those reasons!!
1. If you want a companion get a dog or a friend!
Looking for love. . . you have it all in Jesus!
II. Why should Christians Date?
A. Do you
want to get married?
1. Yes. . . Then date but do not date someone you
2. No . . . then Don't date!! You are just wasting time.
Date for marriage date for Purpose.
date to find a wife/husband only find a wife/
if you need one.
a. first find God's plan in your life(Guys) then
if you need help if you do find a wife
b. Girls find a Man with purpose and dreams the
rest are not woth your effort!
i. Help with thier Purpose/ do not hinder!
c. ALL. . . Never date an Unbeliever!!
C. Men if
you have no dreams/ Goals/ Purpose you do not
1. DO NOT MARRY JUST CAUSE OR FOR "LOVE"
The Butterflies in you stomach will start to make you
queasy (Probably just the day old pizza you ate)
1. Where are you going? what does God have planed for
**Remamber we are Christians First!
2.Never enter anything without purpose or you are just
3.Advance the kingdom!!
a.You are on a mission will you succeed or fail? this
determined partly(maybe even mostly) who you
you willing to forsake all to accomplish the