Healthy boundaries for dating

God’s Word became his delight because it gave him the practical answers for how to live life as a child of God on earth. It is meant to be “lamp unto your feet and a light unto your path” (Psalm 15).

While the Bible doesn’t specifically address every sexual question you may have, it does clearly state that some sexual activity is not acceptable to God. Below is a list of the sexual practices that the Bible prohibits, some Old Testament and some New Testament.

I’m that girl who reads almost every relationship book on the Christian market. I’m that girl who loves Jesus, and fervently desires to get married, have children, and continue to serve in ministry for the rest of my days.

But these good, God-honoring desires have been, by and large, unfulfilled. At times, I’ve felt overlooked and like I was missing out on all the fun of dating.

Some people question whether Old Testament references still apply for Christians today since it expressed the Jewish law.

Here’s a visual example of how it works: Imagine that you and your partner are facing each other.

by Henry Cloud and John Townsend, I jumped at the opportunity, hoping to be both challenged and affirmed. And I finished the book with confirmation that I’m on the right track.

After all, I’m always game to glean additional information about healthy dating relationships for my future. But, to be honest, I also struggled to connect at times. I even wanted to throw the book out the window at one point, but hunkered down and kept on reading. Here’s the deal: Dating is a topic on which I have a whole lot of head knowledge, but no real practical experience.

You are entitled by law to drive in your lane but not on the other side of the road.

If you are a homeowner, you may have a fence that rests on the dividing line between your property and your neighbor’s.

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