It also honours the authorities He has placed in your lives and provides the unique protection they can offer.
Courtship is experiencing the blessing of God by loving the Lord Jesus Christ and honouring both sets of parents.
It is the desire of the administration at Harvest Community School that high school families are in agreement and like-minded when it comes to the students and their desire to remain pure until marriage.
Can’t I date several guys to find out the right one for me?
A sampling of opinions reveals a variety of definitions, with seemingly no two alike.
In the simplest form, a date is merely a set time agreed upon by two people to engage in an activity.
(Matthew ; Luke -35) Numbers 30:3-16 talks about a transfer of authority from the father to the husband when a woman leaves her father’s house and is united to her husband. Biblical courtship recognizes the general call to “do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit, but in humility consider others better than yourselves” (Phil 2:3) It also recognizes the specific call that Ephesians gives men in marriage, where our main role is sacrificial service.
The Song of Solomon showcases the meeting, courtship and marriage of a couple – always with marriage in view. We are to love our wives as Christ loved the church, giving himself up for her. Biblical courtship means that a man does not look for a laundry list of characteristics that comprise his fantasy woman so that is every desire can be fulfilled, but he looks for a godly woman as Scripture defines her – a woman he can love and, yes, be attracted to, but a woman whom he can serve and love as a godly husband.