I had breakfast recently with a young man I disciple. He is a newer follower of Jesus and is thinking about dating and marriage. He had questions about who to date and who not to date.
We have both heard advice from Christians on this, but we wanted to read the Bible passages for ourselves and let God lead us directly. So what are the passages to read?
Here are some relevant scriptures on relationship and marriages…
Genesis 1:26-28 & 2:15-24
This is the original design for man and woman, husband and wife.
2 Corinthians 6:14-18
This is the passage about being unequally yoked. This is are probably the most relevant for you someone thinking about dating and eventually marriage.
1 Corinthians 7
This is interesting to read as well.
Here is how I would recommend reading these passages.
Read them all and then pick one and do a discovery bible study on it asking the core questions of…
What does this passage teach about God?
What does this passage teach about People?
What does God want me to believe & obey?