In the first part of Christian singles dating tips we looked at Bible guiding principles that will help you in making decision about dating. If you have taken your cue from those principles you should be able to find a date, and date happily as a Christian single. If you are yet to read that bible dating guides don’t worry. You will find the link to it at the end of this second part.
What is appropriate behavior on a date?
- 1. Choose the right location
Is the place you are going for a date the right kind of place? When temptation and opportunity are too great good intentions may be forgotten (See first date advice for women and first date tips for men).
- 2. Uphold your values
Will there be pressure to use alcohol or drugs? Uphold your values on a date.
- 3. Avoid sexual immorality
Will the situation invite sexual immorality or help you to avoid it? 1 Corinthians says to “flee from sexual immorality.”
- 4. Guard your heart
Are you aware that sin is first committed in the heart? Mathew 5:28, “But I tell you that anyone who looks at a woman has already committed adultery with her in his heart.”
- 5. Avoid sexual motivation
Are you going to do anything to encourage sexual desire? Avoid contact that is sexually motivated like petting or kissing.
How to grow your relationship
- 1. Pray
Before leaving home to keep appointment with your date spend time in prayer asking God to help you and your date honor him. This will help put you in the right mind set as you spend time with your date.
- 2. Discuss a lot
The best way to get to know someone is by discussing about a wide variety of topics together. This way you get to know the other person’s view on issues and begin to decide if the relationship is what you are looking for.
You need to keep in mind that your date could be someone else’s future mate until you are married. Don’t be pressured to move things along too quickly. Just keep the relationship on a friendly level.
- 4. Pray in groups
It is wiser to pray together when you are with other Christians. When you pray with someone of the opposite sex that you have affection for you may build a level of intimacy that could allow thoughts and emotions to wander to prohibited areas.
Are you ready to take your cue from these Christian singles dating principles? If you are then you are ready to date and enjoy a relationship that honor God. The first step towards forming a meaningful Christian relationship is to meet other Christian singles like you who are looking to find genuine Christian mate. Remember following these Christian singles dating tips is the best way to date happily as a Christian single.
Read also: Christian singles Dating Tips Part 1