If you aspire to be a godly husband or wife someday, what have you done and what are you doing to prepare for that ministry?
Second, are you at a place in your life at which you are ready and able to marry?
So instead of looking to check the boxes — “does he go to church? ” look for those around your potential partner who can speak of their reputation.
Over time you also want to observe an expressed seriousness in their hearts to grow and deepen their understanding of and relationship with God.
You are destined to be with her, and God will guide you to her." Good luck finding this one in the Bible.
There is plenty of stuff about God's will for his people, God wanting good things for you, and God's ultimate plan.
In my view, if you can't happily picture yourself married within a year, you're not in a position to date.
Third, once you decide that you are ready to date, look to God's Word to decide the kind of person to date, and evaluate potential dating partners on those criteria, rather than relying primarily on the world's treatment of ideas like "attraction" and "chemistry." I wrote at some length on this in my article, "Brother, You're Like a Six." For you busy singles with time for only one mildly irritating column per day, the summary is this: Pick a potential dating partner with an eye toward godly manhood and womanhood — with an eye toward who would make a good husband or wife, defined by those characteristics esteems in His Word, not the ones Hollywood likes.
Are you generally humble and teachable, and do you respect authority?
These 7 rules for Christian dating has precedent in a faith that is all about temperance, conscious choice and love...
As it is stated in the Bible, “Do not be unequally yoked with unbelievers. But, if you’re meeting online on a platform like Elite Singles, how can you get a sense of one’s commitment to faith?
As I've written on this site before, "practice" and "recreation" are not good reasons to date.
Dating is for the purpose of finding a marriage partner.