Physical attraction is trumped by the pure love of God that couples can show one another.True love is willing to wait and patiently allow the relationship to grow in God’s timing.If two believers are in a relationship, it would help for them to study the following 7 Bible quotes: When couples really love each other, they want the best for each other in all things.True love isn’t a selfish act—rather it’s the unconditional love that flows from the Spirit of God into their relationship.by Scott Croft If you're reading this, you're interested in dating. In our society, dating has become something of an obsession. It's just something you do if you're single and of age (and that age is quickly dropping) in America. In fact, depending on which statistics one believes, the divorce rate for professing Christians may actually be higher than for Americans as a whole.You've done it, you're doing it, you'd like to do it, or you need to teach somebody else how to do it. It is considered the natural precursor to marriage, and is generally considered something to be desired, whatever form it might take. If you were to Google the word "matchmaker," you would receive something in the neighborhood of 12,100,000 responses — with a few of these outfits claiming to be Christian, but most making no such claim. As evangelical Christians, we're called to be distinct in the ways we think and act about all issues that confront us and those around us. Granted, not all of these people are evangelicals, but we're not doing so well either.
It was obvious that these nimble creatures could not pass one another. It allowed two opponents to survive a crisis so both could get on with more important things.
Philemon’s slave Onesimus had run away, met Paul in Rome and become a Christian.
Now Paul was sending the slave back to his master, urging Philemon to receive Onesimus, not as mere property, but as a brother. Both possibilities and a variety of others enter a marital relationship. Sometimes, like goats poised for battle on a mountain trail, we come close to butting heads. Sometimes we sit together and lovingly hash things out.
Holiness is setting a greater standard than that of the flesh or the world.
It’s a choice to be set apart as a couple for God’s purposes.