One of the first penalties of serial monogamy is emotional suffering.The sexual act creates an emotional bond between a man and a woman.No responsible parent would put his or her adolescent child in an automobile in the middle of a busy highway without having given that child instruction on how to drive.
It then may proceed to the next level if both individuals are prepared and willing.
Let’s begin with young people who are ready to start dating socially.
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.
God said, “It is not good that man should be alone” (Genesis for us!
Marriages are not only a basis for happiness, they offer us longer and better-quality lives.A thorough understanding of God’s standards for dating and marriage is one of the greatest blessings children can receive from their parents.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.In this chapter we’re going to look at the godly way to find a husband or wife.We’ll contrast the modern dating culture with godly dating practices.Without proper instruction, too many youth become promiscuous, contract sexually transmissible diseases, experience unwanted pregnancies and choose wrong paths that seem enjoyable and okay at the time but lead to untold anguish (Proverbs ).